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Settlement in Chicago Faulty Defibrilator Case

The family of a 49-year-old man who died of a heart attack after a defibrillator on the Chicago Fire engine sent to resuscitate him did not work - because the batteries hadn't been replaced - will receive $3.2 million under a settlement advanced Monday by a City Council committee.

Posted Thursday, October 8, 2009

Idaho Woman Killed by Garage Door Made Fake 911 Call

An Idaho woman who died after being pinned under a garage door at the paramedic building where she used to work first lured emergency workers away with a fake 9-1-1 call.

Posted Wednesday, October 7, 2009

1,800 Florida Hospital Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV and Hepatitis

"Right now, we don't have any victims," Sousa said, adding that exposure alone may not constitute a crime. "In order to be a victim, you have to contract some kind of communicable disease."

Posted Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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USFA: Medical Device Recall Notice

Medical Device Recall: Unomedical Manual Pulmonary Resuscitator

Posted Wednesday, October 7, 2009

USFA: Diving Mask Recall Notice

Guardian Full-Face Diving Masks Recalled by Ocean Technology Due to Visor Separation Hazard

Posted Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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Ohio Declares H1N1 State of Emergency

Ohio Governor Ted Strickland officially declared an emergency due to the national H1N1 influenza pandemic, allowing EMT-Intermediates and EMT-Paramedics to perform H1N1 immunizations.

Posted Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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Indiana Healthcare Workers among First to Receive H1N1 Vaccination

A group of Indiana health care workers are among the first in the nation to be vaccinated against the H1N1 flu.

Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2009

USFA: Diving Equipment Recall Notice

Diving Equipment Recalled by Halcyon Manufacturing Due to Drowning Hazard

Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Idaho Woman Found Dead, Pinned Under EMS Garage Door

The Caldwell Police Department says a preliminary investigation indicates Melissa Farris attempted to go under the garage door as it was closing after an ambulance left Thursday.

Posted Monday, October 5, 2009


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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