Blog Posts in July, 2015

  • 24-Jul-2015

    The Dangerous Phenomenon of Sick Doctors Still Going to Work

    Of all the people in the world that you would think would undoubtedly stay home from work when they are sick, you would have to say "doctors" or "medical professionals," right? These are people who constantly work with the sick, ...
  • 21-Jul-2015

    Did Gov. Nixon hurt Missourians by signing SB 239?

    Whether you're a follower of the news or a follower of our blog, chances are good you've heard about Senate Bill 239, which passed through the Senate and House with majority approval just months ago. As we explained in a March 11 post, the ...
  • 17-Jul-2015

    Can an Accident Victim Develop PTSD?

    Life is unpredictable. It's a saying we're sure many of our readers have heard someone here in Joplin say before. But while this saying can be applied to happy occurrences, it can also be associated with bad ones as well. Take for example a ...
  • 3-Jul-2015

    Trucker Cited for Crash One Day, Causes Another on I-75 the Next

    On June 24, the driver of a semi-truck apparently sideswiped another truck as he was trying to pass. No one was hurt, but he was cited for careless driving. The next day, the same trucker was headed down a stretch of I-75 in Tennessee. Traffic had ...
  • 2-Jul-2015

    Spread the Word: Distracted Driving Is a Life-Taker

    Despite what we now know about alcohol's effects on driving ability, it took a long time for drivers in the United States to really recognize the dangers of drunk driving. To illustrate, consider that the annual number of drunk driving deaths has ...