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Armed Patient Shoots Connecticut Nurse

Witnesses told police that nursing supervisor Andy Hull, a 35-year-old former Marine, jumped in to disarm Lupienski when he pulled the gun out and pointed it at another staff member.

Posted Thursday, March 4, 2010

Investigation in D.C. Death and Toddler s Transport

There are questions surrounding the death of a 2-year-old girl, and an ambulance crew is off the street and under investigation.

Posted Thursday, March 4, 2010

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30 Life Lessons: JEMS Editorial Board Members Offer Words of Wisdom

Need a mantra to keep you going? Consider one of these.

Posted Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Shortcomings Highlighted in Pittsburgh Man s Death during Storm

"... You get out of that damn truck and you walk to the residence," Huss said. "That's what needed to happen. We could have carried him out."

Posted Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Autistic Teen Jumps from Ambulance

Teen's mother says she did everything in her power to get her autistic son the help he needed.

Posted Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Teen Dies after Jumping from South Carolina Ambulance

Emergency workers treated the teen before taking him back to the hospital in Greenville, where he was pronounced dead minutes later.

Posted Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Widow of Fallen Shreveport Chief Sues Over "Substandard Care"

Traci Adams, wife of former firefighter Tommy Adams, seeks damages because Shreveport emergency responders were negligent.

Posted Monday, March 1, 2010

Recording of Jackson Paramedics Contradicts Doctor's Account of Death

An LAFD spokesman said: "I couldn't confirm that it is one of our workers. It could be. They refer to 'pop star Michael Jackson' but it is not our practice to name names."

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2010

NAEMT Opposes EMS Participation in Executions

Participation in executions is viewed as contrary to the fundamental goals and ethical obligations of emergency medical services.

Posted Tuesday, February 23, 2010


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