Assisted Suicide and Its Future in the U.S.

Assisted Suicide and Its Future in the U.S.

By now, most Americans have seen the smiling face of 29-year-old Brittany Maynard holding a puppy while relaxing on a lounge chair. But what most have not considered are the months leading up to Maynard’s decision to end her life through Oregon’s assisted suicide program and the decisions impact on the future of end-of-life legislation in the […]

Racine Hit-and-Run Vehicle Found

Racine Hit-and-Run Vehicle Found

Racine police in Wisconsin have found the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident on Tuesday night. A 38 weeks pregnant mother and her three-year-old child were injured. The driver of the vehicle has been identified, but no arrests have been made or charges filed. The pregnant woman underwent an emergency Caesarean section at Wheaton Franciscan Medical Center. […]

Health Insurance Coverage Still Elusive for Millions

Health Insurance Coverage Still Elusive for Millions

With open enrollment season set to begin November 15th this year, the prospect of obtaining affordable health insurance still eludes millions of Americans, especially those living in states with no Medicaid expansion. The Affordable Care Act passed in 2010, but much of its success relies heavily on Medicaid being expanded to cover additional low-income demographics. Currently, […]