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Talks between the city of Stockton and San Joaquin County officials have broken down and it appears a contentious lawsuit over who dispatches first responders to emergencies will go to trial in spring.
Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad and city leaders broke ground recently for a 15,000-square-foot building that will house Station 8 on Bayne Drive. The $5 million project will be completed in 2008.
A Palo Alto, Calif., couple with deep Silicon Valley roots announced Friday they will donate $27.5 million to build a new state-of-the-art emergency room at Stanford Hospital.
Heart attack survival rates have doubled in Madison, Wis., Milwaukee and five other places that were among the first to implement new resuscitation guidelines, including the use of a new airflow device.
For the first time, the Lexington Division of Fire and Emergency Services held an awards banquet to recognize individuals who save lives and often risk their own.
Flu shots were offered in ambulances and the county decontamination tent Wednesday and Thursday, as a test of the mass inoculation portion of Ann Arbor's emergency preparedness plan.
Emergency Mobile Health Care LLC has found a niche in the Memphis medical market by providing direct service to hospitals, nursing homes and other facilities.
A national two-year study of an experimental blood substitute in critically injured patients found that those transfused with the artificial blood were more likely to die, and more likely to suffer a nonfatal heart attack, than those who received saline solution instead.
The families of two Bradenton, Fla., men who drowned in a vehicle crash Halloween night confront paramedics who didn't attempt a water rescue.
As volunteers drop, the Dunellen Rescue Squad in Dunellen, N.J., considers adding paid personnel to the ranks.