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SAO PAULO, Brazil - The pilot of an airliner that burst into flames after trying to land on a short, rain-slicked runway apparently tried to take off again, barely clearing rush-hour traffic on a major highway. The death toll rose Wednesday to 189 and could climb higher.
A strong earthquake struck northwestern Japan on Monday, causing a fire and radioactive water leak at the world's largest nuclear plant. At least seven people were killed and hundreds injured in the 6.8 magnitude quake that collapsed wooden houses, ripped apart roads and buckled seaside bridges.
Counties struggle against tradition, educational system to find and hire nonwhite EMS workers
A Flagstaff, Ariz., girl drowned in Padre Bay after carbon monoxide from the motor of a boat poisoned her Saturday morning in Lake Powell.
Knoxville (WVLT) - The incentive is up to $10,000, Rural Metro's signing bonus is now bumped from $6,000.
If the county calls for bids and awards an ambulance contract to some big out-of-state corporation, local ambulance service likely won't be as effective nor as compassionate as it is now, said Byron Parsons, president and chief executive officer of First Responder Emergency Medical Services.
Eight people escaped serious injury when their sightseeing helicopter crashed into the Hudson River just north of the Lincoln Tunnel
PARAMEDICS on emergency calls will be asked to decide whether patients should be treated at home instead of being taken to hospital.
In a room that resembles the belly of the "Star Trek" Enterprise, dozens of people work 24 hours a day, seven days a week as lifelines for people in distress.
Queensjurors yesterday got a chilling account of how a vibrant mother and wife died - after FDNY medics allegedly used outdated batteries for a defibrillator.
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