U.S. has few options as Iraq unravels

U.S. contractors are being evacuated from a military air base in Balad, north of Baghdad, as insurgents continue to topple cities and advanc…

Kids safety tips from a dad

I grew up around kids – I baby sat, had lots of younger cousins, and my brother is nine years younger than me. So I’ve always been comfortab…

Dealing with the death of a child

My name is Dr. Norman L. Collins, Sr. I’m from Jackson, Mississippi, where I’m a proud father of seven children and eleven grandchildren.

Keeping kids safe in boats

Whether it’s in motorboats, sailboats, kayaks or canoes, there’s a good chance most of us will be hanging out in some kind of boat this spri…

Keeping teens safe in cars

No one starts their day anticipating getting into a car crash. But teens like Presley teach us that it only takes one time riding in a car w…