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Federal bill would address robo and spam call abuse

In June of this year alone around 4.4 billion robocalls were made in the U.S. This is frustrating and annoying to those in Missouri and elsewhere who find themselves on the receiving end of a robocall, especially when these calls constitute robo and spam call abuse. However, a federal bill addressing this situation, known as the "Stopping Bad Robocalls Act," is moving through the legislative process. It has been approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee and is now awaiting a vote by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Report says Missouri is the 48th worst state for teen driving

As parents of teenagers may already know, teens generally do not have the same maturity that adults do. This immaturity combined with a sense that nothing bad could ever happen to them may cause teens to driver recklessly, leading to a motor vehicle accident. Even responsible teens can cause car crashes due to mere inexperience. In fact, one recent report states that Missouri is a particularly bad state when it comes to teen driving.

How to minimize medication problems at the nursing home

Medication irregularities are not exactly uncommon in nursing homes. When professionals administer medication correctly, your loved one’s quality of life likely improves. Unfortunately, though, you cannot always trust nurses to behave responsibly. In fact, some health care professionals rely heavily on sedatives to control patients. 

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