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A Denver paramedic was shot after being confronted by robbery suspects as he wrote down their license plate.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has vetoed a bill calling for California's 70,000 EMTs to undergo background checks.
A trio of current and former city firefighters taking a business trip to promote a lightweight stretcher they invented put it to good use yesterday when a man on their plane suffered a heart attack.
BaltimoreFire Department named 20-year veteran Laura Shiloh as the first female Emergency Medical Services division battalion chief.
A group of college students who didn't emerge for more than a day from a cave they were exploring have been found safe, an emergency worker said Sunday.
In an effort to cut costs, Mundy Township (Mich.) firefighters now dispatched to life-threatening medical emergencies only when a paramedic unit or ambulance is unable to reach the scene in five minutes.
As North Carolina waistlines expand, EMS providers are feeling the strain.
The Jackson County (Miss.) Emergency Communications District recently invested $1.6 million to improve radio transmission sites throughout the county. As a result, first responders now can use their handheld radios to communicate with each other.
Some Danville (Va.) Life Saving Crew members who appeared in a mailer and TV commercial for Delegate Danny Marshall say they were unaware photos they posed for would be used in political ads.
A change two years ago in CPR methods has improved survival rates and made people more likely to perform the lifesaving intervention.
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