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Forty Ounces of Love

The call went out for injuries from a fight, only a couple of blocks from the station on the edge of the blighted downtown. Police on scene, we arrived quiet and dark

Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

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Pool Drain Eviscerates 6-Year-Old Girl

On June 29, a 6-year-old girl was eviscerated via a suction drain in a wading pool in Minnesota. Read the details of the incident and find resources and facts on water-related injuries in children.

Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

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Forty Ounces of Love

The call went out for injuries from a fight, only a couple of blocks from the station on the edge of the blighted downtown. Police on scene, we arrived quiet and dark

Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

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Pool Drain Eviscerates 6-Year-Old Girl

On June 29, a 6-year-old girl was eviscerated via a suction drain in a wading pool in Minnesota. Read the details of the incident and find resources and facts on water-related injuries in children.

Posted Friday, July 20, 2007

Nearly $1 Billion in Communications Grants

U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez and U.S. Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff announced today $968 million Public Safety Interoperable Communications (PSIC) Grants to help state and local first responders improve public safety communications and coordination during a natural or man-made disaste

Posted Thursday, July 19, 2007

Hypothermic Resuscitation Receives National Attention

Hypothermic resuscitation at the University of Pennsylvania is featured in this week's edition of Newsweek Magazine and on Newsweek.com. Click below to view the Newsweek clip which features Lance Becker, MD, a noted cardiac care specialist and frequent lecturer at Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update (ECCU) conferences sponsored by the Citizen CPR Foundation, and learn more about the the dramatic results being experienced when cardiac arrest patients are cooled to 34-degrees and then gradually rewarmed over a 24 hour period.

Posted Thursday, July 19, 2007

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ATV clubs to train in mock rescue

Representatives of all-terrain vehicle clubs from throughout the state will join first responders and LifeFlight officials later this month for training that will include a mock accident on a remote trail in the Moosehead Lake region.

Posted Thursday, July 19, 2007

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At least 189 dead in Brazil air crash

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.

Posted Wednesday, July 18, 2007

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Strong quake rocks Japan, nuclear plant

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.

Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2007






 

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