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On Sunday, EMTs in Daviess County, Ky., practiced their skills for recertification on an artificial man while hundreds of children attended the fire department's open house for a chance to see the fire trucks and experience the smoke simulator in the Safe House.
Emergency rooms across Denver are feeling the impact of the University of Colorado Hospital's move to Aurora three months ago. Now, they're preparing for a possible surge in pediatric patients as Children's Hospital prepares to also move to the city east of Denver.
A Purdue University researcher says rhythmic abdominal compressions have shown to increase blood flow to the heart by 25 percent compared to traditional CPR.
Lehigh and Northampton Counties are expected to take up the question of whether to establish a Lehigh Valley regional health department.
About 45 paramedics, volunteer firefighters and other rescuers from across the state spent the weekend learning what to expect when faced with a farm-related accident as well as the techniques necessary to per form safe rescues.
The cost of overseeing the region's ambulance contractor, AMR, will increase by 19 percent over this year and 178 percent over 2006 under a proposal scheduled for Colorado Springs City Council approval Tuesday.
Compared with the storms that tore through in Lake County, Fla., in February, Thursday s response was more honed.
Family says paramedics took too long to get to Baltimore home of girl, 7.
The Tyrone Township, Mich., Board voted 4-3 on Tuesday to allow Livingston County 911 dispatchers to honor a caller's request for ambulance service only.
Eighth-grade students learn CPR as part of citywide effort in Arlington, Texas.
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