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Changes Made in D.C. Sick Leave Policies after Death

After resident’s death, supervisors will be required to immediately fill vacancies.

Posted Thursday, January 17, 2013

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Flu Season Has Struck Early and Hard

Flu was widespread in 47 states last week, up from 41 the week before.

Posted Friday, January 11, 2013

Controversial D.C. Paramedic Staffing Plan on Hold

EMS plan opinions mixed; pulling paramedics off shifts appears unique to D.C.

Posted Monday, December 3, 2012

D.C. Paramedic Staffing Plan Met with Skepticism

Chief says call volume, not manpower, is the issue.

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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Washington Fire Chief Plans Removal of ALS Transport

Schedule adjustment will rely on paramedic engine companies for off-peak hours.

Posted Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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Report Finds D.C. Fire Boat Needs Significant Repairs

John H. Glenn Jr. was found “obsolete” in an earlier report.

Posted Monday, November 12, 2012

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Overwork, Stress Causing D.C. Paramedic Shortage

"You cannot go home, you will be put on charges,”

Posted Tuesday, November 6, 2012

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FDA Regulation of Pharmacies Has Knotty History

This isn't the first time Congress has pushed for more authority over the industry.

Posted Friday, October 12, 2012

Lawmakers Seek More Regulation of Compounded Drugs

This comes in the wake of a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated injections.

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012






 

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