Spousal Refusal In New York — Just Say No?

First, the good news: Despite another attempt by the New York governor to eliminate spousal refusal from this year’s budget for community-based care, the budget was passed by the legislature this week without this change. What Is Spousal Refusal, And Why Is It Important? Let’s say your dad is in a nursing home, but your… Read More »

Still Skeptical About Autism Vaccine Link?

A widespread perception that autism is caused by either childhood vaccines or by too many vaccines in one day has again been shown by scientists to have no link to incidents of autism spectrum disorder. According to NPR, the study by researchers at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention measured antigens, the substance in… Read More »

Small Businesses Bouncing Back

New hires, expansion, growing demand, increasing sales. According to this article in the Boston Globe last week, all signs are pointing to renewed growth for small businesses. Sixty-five percent of all new jobs are created by small businesses, according to the Small Business Administration and have added almost 1.3 million jobs over the past year…. Read More »