Advertising with the glib phrase "Got Narcan? Need a refill?" plastered on the side of its needle exchange vans, the Boston Public Health Commission is stuffing the pockets of Hub junkies with the powerful prescription drug in hopes of countering heroin overdoses. Front-line ambulance workers said giving addicts a powerful overdose remedy is a flat-out "stupid" practice.
A trio of current and former city firefighters taking a business trip to promote a lightweight stretcher they invented put it to good use yesterday when a man on their plane suffered a heart attack.
The fiery Interstate 5 truck crash that killed at least three people south of Santa Clarita, Calif., has severed the state s main north-south transportation artery for an indefinite period.
With flu season looming, lawmakers and health officials gathered Tuesday to study how prepared the National Capital Region is for the potential outbreak of pandemic influenza.
Duffle Bags Offer Tools of Life: Doctor's Experience Prompts Albany Med to Prepare Items to Help in a Roadside Emergency
Albany Medical Center Hospital distributed silver duffle bags filled with the equipment a doctor would need to stabilize victims if they happen upon a scene before the EMTs arrive. The doctors stashed the bags in the trunks of their personal cars.
BÜand R Medical offers the Rapitube Dosing Guide, a pre-calculated medication reference that's easy to use. Simply slide the card to the patient's weight and read the doses for the various drugs.
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A rush-hour fire in Moscow's subway on Wednesday injured dozens of people, forced the evacuation of thousands of commuters and closed parts of the network, authorities said.
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