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FDA proposes regulations for homeopathic products

The Food and Drug Administration must walk a fine line between protecting the safety of consumers and respecting their freedom to choose their own products. One tricky issue that the FDA has struggled with for years is homeopathy, which is an alternative to mainstream medical treatments. In the past few years, homeopathy has gained widespread attention and the market is expanding.

Benefits of a prenup

Many people in Mississippi might still believe that a prenuptial agreement is only something that a very wealthy or famous person should seek before getting married. The fact of the matter, however, is that a prenup can be beneficial to just about anyone regardless of financial status or fame.

Texting and driving: a current problem that needs addressing

Accidents are frustrating enough on their own, but when they occur at the hands of an irresponsible driver, they only make matters more difficult. In today's technologically-driven society, the nation is largely becoming unobservant due to the alluring appeal of cell phones and other gadgets. All of these advancements are, indeed, a step forward -- but not in regards to their ability to distract consumers. An alarming number of Mississippi drivers have already been affected by this societal shift in awareness, many of whom are suffering from damages due to the poor driving of others.

The many faces of distracted driving

If you are like many people in Mississippi, you have likely heard plenty about the dangers of distracted driving from a range of sources. Over the past few years, this topic has garnered more and more attention and with good reason. Drivers who pay more attention to things other than driving put innocent people at risk for no good reason.

What are grounds for divorce in Mississippi?

Not every person heading into divorce proceedings in Hazlehurst wants to see his or her marriage end. If you feel justified in seeking an end to your marriage, but your spouse refuses, what are you to do? You can sue for the dissolution of your marriage, yet in order for your divorce to be granted, you must cite one of the specific grounds for divorce that the state recognizes.