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ALERT: Submit Comments by Dec. 10

Do you think OSHA needs to take action to address emergency response and preparedness?

Posted Friday, November 16, 2007

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TORQ61

The new TORQ61 from American Body Armor is made from Dyneema, the new 5-mm material is 40-percent stronger than Aramid fibers, 15 times stronger than steel and offers long-overdue flexibility in a concealable body armor.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

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Ulti-Met Boot

The Ulti-Met Boot from Thorogood offers a new layer of protection to the top of your foot that uses an I-MET metatarsal protection to guard your feet from heavy objects.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2007

Study Says Printers May Pose Health Risks

The results of a recently published study state the health effects of some laser printers could be similar to a drag on a cigarette.

Posted Thursday, October 25, 2007

Tri-State to Make Flu Shot House Calls in Wisconsin & Minnesota

Tri-State Ambulance paramedics will start making house calls this week to administer flu shots in between emergency calls. The service will be available to the homebound in some Wisconsin and Minnesota counties.

Posted Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Boston EMTs: Overdose Rx a `Stupid' Fix; Drug doled out to Hub junkies

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.

Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Deadly Superbug Kills More than AIDS

MRSA may kill 18,000 people in the U.S. this year but no law requires hospitals to report MRSA infections.

Posted Friday, October 19, 2007

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JEMS in the News

Adding to the citations of JEMS in academic journals and industry reports are two recent articles that cite the journal when analyzing trends in prehospital care and safety.

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2007






 

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