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The number of serious adverse events and deaths attributed to prescription medications has nearly tripled since the Food and Drug Administration initiated a system in 1998 to make it easier to report significant side effects, researchers said today.
Potentially deadly, severe bleeding on battlefields and in emergencies has a new savior: a product developed at Virginia's largest university.
While cardiopulmonary resuscitation can save the life of a person having a heart attack, it's far from a perfect technique.
Researchers say the music devices interfered with pacemakers in nearly 30 percent of their test group.
Legislators and key players in California's emergency medical services world hammered out a deal Friday to require rescuers to undergo mandatory criminal background checks.
Metropolitan Police yesterday arrested a former D.C. firefighter who, sources said, told investigators about a sex ring being operated by fire department employees.
Paramedics at Fire Rescue Station 1 in Boca Raton strapped in a test dummy, pressed a green button and watched as their new lifesaving machine went to work.
Six years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the number of first responders and workers who are ill and are seeking monitoring and treatment continues to rise, a trend that surprises the medical professionals caring for them.
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- As the Vietnam War was winding to a close, the United States was flooded with experienced helicopter pilots returning home and looking for work. Now, those skilled professionals are starting to retire, creating a demand for pilots in emergency medical transport, law enforcement, tourism, traffic safety and other fields.
Sep. 6--HARLINGEN -- Students at Texas State Technical College's Emergency Medical Technician program will have a sense of realism injected into their studies this semester.