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Government Withholds Life-Saving Info & Hospitals Foot the Bill

NHTSA data on cell-phone usage, Columbus gets 12-lead modems and service from hospitals, British Columbia goes too far on strike, and more.

Posted Wednesday, September 2, 2009

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Boston tracks AED locations; Oregon Congressman speaks out against W-2s for volunteers; integrated flu guidelines plan comes off without a hitch; and more.

Posted Monday, July 13, 2009

Cuting Cardiac Deaths; Expired Antidotes & ZOLL on Forbes List

Heart disease drops to number-two killer in San Diego; Detroit ambulances caught carrying expired meds; ZOLL makes Forbes trustworthiness list for third year in a row; and more.

Posted Tuesday, June 2, 2009

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Last Word: Only in Texas, A Good Translation, NYC Disses 9/11 Responders

Texas medics take to their horses; Ohio students teach firefighters Spanish; and New Jersey EMS employees take company vehicles for a dangerous joyride.

Posted Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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Paramedics all but sweep the NAEMSP awards; Tulsa Fire Department succeeds at training, but fails at documentation; and Portland International Airport paramedics buy food for stranded passengers.

Posted Monday, April 13, 2009

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Immigrant Physicians Become Paramedics

Alberta, Canada, is taking the matter of paramedic shortage into its own hands by training immigrant physicians; several states are starting registries for patients using home medical equipment so the special-needs population can have their power restored first in an outage; Louisville, Ky., is requiring some city employees to take four unpaid days off; and more.

Posted Sunday, March 15, 2009

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Posted Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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Featuring From Trailblazing EMT-P Headed for Cambodia & Teaching Teens Continuous Compressions

Featuring From Trailblazing EMT-P Headed for Cambodia, Teaching Teens Continuous Compressions and Investigation Afoot

Posted Monday, December 15, 2008

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Features: Memphis FD Welcomes New Hires in Style, Laptop Goes Missing, $5 Buys Millions in Bad Press, True EMS Horrors, and Rich but Ragged

Posted Monday, November 17, 2008


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