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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

CO Leak Forces Evacuation of New Hampshire Hotel

Police officers and firefighters evacuated the Hilton Garden Inn Monday morning after getting reports of people feeling sick.

Posted Monday, February 15, 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

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Pittsburgh EMS Partners with National Guard during major snow storm

The heavy snow crippled much of southwestern Pennsylvania, closing roadways and airports and leaving tens of thousands of people without electricity. But EMS kept on rolling.

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010

Patient in North Dakota Ambulance Crash Dies

Ambulance service officials said earlier that Geiszler was being treated at Meritcare for injuries unrelated to the crash.

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010

8 Hurt in Minnesota School Bus Crash

Lt. Eric Roeske says the eight students were taken to two hospitals.

Posted Friday, February 12, 2010

Raw Video: Truck Rollover Blocks Ambulance Bay

A tractor-trailer rollover blocked the driveway of the WAVES ambulance garage in the Town of Camillus on Warners Road at Bennett Road.

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010

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