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Cleveland Medics Have Vacations Cancelled

Cleveland EMS officials canceled paramedics' vacations this week because the city could not properly staff all of its ambulances.

Posted Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Three Killed in Fiery Texas Collision

A tractor-trailer slammed into backed-up traffic on Interstate 35 near the Texas-Oklahoma border Monday.

Posted Monday, August 3, 2009

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Hundreds Hospitalized in Mass. HazMat

Noxious fumes at a trash disposal facility sent 119 people to hospitals Monday, including two who were listed in critical condition.

Posted Monday, August 3, 2009

New Medical Technologies Save Teen Swimmer

The save of a teenage swimmer in Littleton, Colo., was a result of a combination of factors that include early CPR and AED use, rapid EMS response, use of a mechanical CPR device and use of therapeutic hypothermia.

Posted Monday, August 3, 2009

Problems with Medics, Police at Baltimore Homicides

Baltimore paramedics prematurely pronounced a patient dead over the weekend while at the scene of a police involved shooting in Northwest Baltimore.

Posted Sunday, August 2, 2009

Dozens Sick at Mass. Trash Facility

At least six people have been transported to St. Luke's hospital, with two reportedly in cardiac arrest.

Posted Sunday, August 2, 2009

Indictments in EMT Training Fraud

Former police Chief Walter Cullen was among four people indicted on public corruption charges yesterday, following a monthslong grand jury investigation into falsified EMT training records.

Posted Saturday, August 1, 2009

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Paramedics On Hand for NASCAR Race

"When those cars come by, not only do you hear it, I mean, you can feel it, it's so loud," Shambo said.

Posted Saturday, August 1, 2009

Bat "Crack" was Pitcher's Skull Fracture

"People thought it was a bat crack," Whigham said. "But it wasn't a bat, it was my skull."

Posted Saturday, August 1, 2009

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Alberta Storm, Stage Collapse Injure 40; Updated

A total of 75 persons were injured; 21 taken to hospitals, 2 in critical condition.

Posted Saturday, August 1, 2009

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