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Virginia Beach Paramedic Arrested for Sexually Assaulting a Minor

A paid paramedic with the City of Virginia Beach has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a minor.

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2009

Florida Medics Begin Introducing Mild Hypothermia

Local paramedics have started giving heart-attack patients the big chill to thwart brain damage and save lives.

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2009

Car Hits Tennessee Ambulance, Patient Dies

The ambulance driver was thrown out when the vehicle ran into a ditch and overturned after being struck in the front by a sedan.

Posted Thursday, September 17, 2009

Pennsylvania Department Cuts Paramedic Coverage

When asked what was going on, EMS of NEPA Executive Vice President John Campos, said, "It sounds like a simple question, but it's not a simple answer. It's getting complicated."

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Former Ambulance Company Faces EEOC Discrimination Suit

The EEOC has filed a lawsuit against a former private ambulance company alleging religious discrimination.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Hospital, Singer Push for Mobile Pediatric ICU

Singer-songwriter Edwin McCain is workign to get a mobile pediatric intensive care unit for New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Priority One Owners Convicted of Fraud

Owners of a Texas private ambulance company falsely represented details about the patients they transported to Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross and Blue Shield.

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Also On Jems Thumb

FDNY Hosts Citywide CPR Training

With your newly acquired skills you might end up saving the life of a family member, a friend, a neighbor or even a stranger on the subway, said Chief of EMS John Peruggia.

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Tactical Medics help Texas County Deputies

After he joined the reserves, Decker and another doctor, George Kiss, came up with an idea to start a Harris County Tac-Medical Unit.

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Fireworks, Tension Over Kansas City MAST Merger

Gonzalez said firefighters at Station No. 42 on Red Bridge Road tried to intimidate her earlier this week with a firework.

Posted Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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