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Twenty-three emergency medical responders from Butte, Glenn and other Northern California counties attended a three-day training course this week in Corning to learn how to react to chemical, biological, nuclear and explosive threats.
An ambulance company providing on-the-spot medical services at sporting events will continue to do so in San Joaquin County, Calif., after operating without a county-issued permit.
The mother of a 15-year-old who was fatally hit by a car in 2004 is suing Hartford, Conn., and a local ambulance company claiming they did not properly react to his injuries.
Ambulance service directors in rural Georgia and Tennessee say they're battling a shortage of paramedics as training facilities dwindle and graduates seek jobs in better-paying fields.
Though ambulance services in surrounding Tennessee counties have complained of an acute shortage in paramedics, Hamilton County officials say local recruitment problems stem from the quality of applicants -- not quantity.
Nine privately employed EMTs and paramedics who responded to the attacks of September 11 will receive full worker s compensation benefits under legislation signed by Governor Spitzer.
Shortages in the California's widespread health-care work force are reaching critical numbers, a fact that could endanger every Californian's health in the near future.
Employment demand for technical and college-educated health workers in California is expected to grow by 26 percent over the next seven years, compared with an overall job growth of 16 percent.
Harris Stratex Networks announced a deal with the city of Anchorage and Municipal Light and Power to upgrade microwave links in the Anchorage Wide Area Radio Network, or AWARN, used by local fire, police and emergency-services personnel.
It was a foul odor, not foul play, that forced the crew of a Boston-bound US Airways jet to call for medical help Monday.