Florida's Pill Mills Finally Being Shut Down

I wrote an EmpowHER article about Florida's so-called pill mills several months ago. At least one thousand pain-management clinics are offering pain medication or antidepressants to anyone who can provide the cash on the spot. In many cases, a prescription is not required. Some "patients" receive a brief check-up, others simply hand over money for large amounts of narcotics, from Vicodin to Oxycontin. ...more

The People You Meet

        When you are in the military, you meet all kinds of people. People of different races, religions and backgrounds. Some of those people you get close to and keep a relationship with them long after you have left that duty station. Some you can't wait to get away from. And then there are some you lose touch with and forever wonder if they are okay.We met alot of different people from my husband's time in....more