Drug Abuse Band-Aids May Increase Addictive Behavior

Drug Abuse Band-Aids May Increase Addictive Behavior

BY DIANE DIMOND Every action has a reaction, and every decision has a consequence. Remember that lesson you learned early in life? A funny thing happened on the way to introducing naloxone to the world of drug addicts. Experts in the field decided this antidote to nearly fatal drug overdoses was a modern-day miracle that […]

NFL Players Deserve Government Protection, Too

NFL Players Deserve Government Protection, Too

BY DIANE DIMOND   Football is proven to be dangerous to players’ health. Why isn’t it regulated? Our government — both state and federal — has countless laws and regulations designed to keep citizens safe and healthy, from safety standards on the foods we eat and the cars we drive, to laws that govern workers […]

Thank a Reporter

Thank a Reporter

BY DIANE DIMOND The woman’s face was contorted with anger as she thrust a finger at the media scrum covering a campaign event and yelled: “I hate you all! Liars! You should be in prison!” Memory fades. I can’t recall which presidential candidate this woman had turned out to support last year, but I will […]

America: The World’s No. 1 Jailer at a Cost of Billions Each Year

America: The World’s No. 1 Jailer at a Cost of Billions Each Year

BY DIANE DIMOND Let’s talk about the U.S. prison system, shall we? By that I mean the whole shebang: prisons run by the federal government, state jails, local jails and juvenile correctional institutions. And let’s toss in immigration detention facilities, military prisons and the 76 jails on Native American lands. All together, the United States […]

Partisan Politics Clouds Clear Thinking on Election Fraud

Partisan Politics Clouds Clear Thinking on Election Fraud

BY DIANE DIMOND Readers’ reaction to my last column on voter fraud precisely proved my point. We have become so consumed with spewing political snark in this country that we’re often blind to our problems. We’re so busy throwing darts at those who don’t think exactly as we do that we fail to see the […]

Summertime Turns Cars Into Death Chambers

Summertime Turns Cars Into Death Chambers

BY DIANE DIMOND Why does this keep happening? Surely, people know by now how dangerous it is to leave a child in the car in the summertime! It can be deadly, yet it keeps happening year after year. Consider this my annual reminder to never ever leave a child alone in an enclosed vehicle, no matter […]

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