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Man Shoots Patient Inside South Carolina ER

Monroe accused Simmons of shooting Covington several times in the upper body, then trying to shoot Covington's girlfriend, but the gun didn't fire.

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Rescuers Recall Kansas Highway Accidents

Rescuers Recall Kansas Highway Accidents.

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010

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CPR Study Awarded at NAEMSP Conference

The aim was to quantify and compare the quality of chest compressions at the scene of a resuscitation attempt and during transport.

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Woman Claims Husband Died Waiting For Ambulance during Snowstorm

"I kept calling for an ambulance, and nobody came," said Edge.

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Former NY EMTs Sentenced for Arson

Two former EMTs are sentenced for starting costly fires in the Queen City.

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010

St. Vincent Hospital Lays Off 300 Workers

St. Vincent s Hospital Manhattan began laying off more than 300 workers on Friday and asked other employees for temporary pay cuts of 10 percent to 25 percent in an effort to stave off closing.

Posted Monday, February 15, 2010

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Hypothermia Save for Arizona Woman

There is a new way doctors, nurses and paramedics are treating cardiac arrests, which kill 97 percent of its victims.

Posted Monday, February 15, 2010

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Waves Injure Many at California Surf Contest

"We were very lucky that nobody was swept out to sea," said California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Battalion Chief Scott Jalbert, whose department tended to most of the wounded.

Posted Monday, February 15, 2010

Paramedics, Patient Escape Ambulance Fire in N. Ireland

A spokesman for the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service said it was the first such incident in 20 years.

Posted Monday, February 15, 2010

Snow Creates Pileups on Kansas Highways

The Kansas City Star reported that one pileup Sunday on Interstate 35 sent 13 people to the hospital, mostly with minor injuries.

Posted Monday, February 15, 2010


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