Blog Posts in March, 2014

  • 27-Mar-2014

    Waiting: Is It the Most Dangerous Part of an ER Visit?

    Most people would agree that timeliness is an important factor in good medical care. That is, the sooner a medical problem is correctly diagnosed, the more likely it is that treatment can be effective. The problem is that in many emergency rooms, ...
  • 21-Mar-2014

    Wrong-Way Car Crash Causes Death & Injuries

    About an hour east of Joplin, a Missouri man was recently killed as he drove the wrong way on U.S. 65. The 57-year-old Marshfield man drove south in the northbound lane before slamming head-on into a mid-size SUV driven by a 42-year-old Cape Fair ...
  • 10-Mar-2014

    Older drivers: Safer than ever before

    The Baby Boom generation has been America's largest generation in history. But as its members began to gray and approach retirement, safety researchers worried that aging Boomers would increase the number of car accidents on our nation's ...
  • 4-Mar-2014

    Missouri Car Crashes Take 5 Lives

    In two moments of violent collisions, five lives were ended this past weekend. Two of those killed were teenagers and one was just 20 years old in the car accidents north of Joplin. Two University of Central Missouri students died in a three-vehicle ...