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Thirty-nine Chicago police officers, detectives, firefighters and paramedics were honored for their heroism both on and off the job.
For 35 years, Colorado s seriously ill and injured have been transported to the care they need by the nation s first civilian, hospital-based emergency medical helicopter service, regardless of their financial condition.
The air-ambulance flight service that operated the plane that crashed Friday in southwestern Colorado previously failed to report accidents and incidents involving its planes to regulators.
Nine private Los Angeles hospitals have been losing millions of dollars due to an influx of uninsured patients and those covered by Medi-Cal.
Following Sunday s Chicago Marathon, during which about 150 runners were hospitalized and one-man died of an unrelated heart condition, organizers of Saturday s Baltimore Marathon take extra precautions to ensure the runners safety.
New Device Automates CPR: Medtronic-Distributed Technology Acts as Chest 'Thumper' for Heart Attack Victims
Medtronic Inc. is distributing a medical device in the U.S. that mechanically thumps the chests of heart attack patients as part of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
After a seven-day trial, the jury returned a $6.4 million verdict to two people being carried from the scene of a crash between an ambulance and a disabled motor vehicle.
American Medical Response expressed concerns in a letter about two officials with the consulting company hired to write bid requirements and its new contract.
Berkeley, Calif., is continuing to pursue drug testing for firefighters and paramedics after failing to get union approval in a four-year contract agreement.
A top county medical administrator says the California bill calling for mandatory criminal background checks for EMTs will prevent regulators from punishing rogue rescuers.