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New Jersey Rescue Squads, Fire Department Conduct Ice Rescue Training

EMTs and first responders from the organizations wore specially designed suits to work in the water.

Posted Tuesday, February 2, 2010

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Iowa Legislator Sees STEMI Upclose

From the ambulance to the ER a state lawmaker now knows firsthand the need for uniform care when treating a heart attack.

Posted Tuesday, February 2, 2010

National EMS Memorial Service Releases Names of 2010 Honorees

The National EMS Memorial Service today released the names of the 26 individuals from 17 states to be honored at the 18th Annual National EMS Memorial Service.

Posted Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Court dismisses vet's suit against Duluth employer

A federal judge has ruled against a paramedic who claimed he was demoted and harassed when he returned to work after four years of military service.

Posted Tuesday, February 2, 2010

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Medical Evacuation Flights to U.S. Resume

The White House said earlier that a suspension imposed on Wednesday was being lifted because it has been assured that there is space for the patients at U.S. and foreign hospitals.

Posted Monday, February 1, 2010

Mouth to Snout CPR Saves Pig

A piglet is saved when the owner gives it mouth-to-snout CPR.

Posted Monday, February 1, 2010

Ohio Trauma Registry Suffering from Lack of Funds and Staff

Lawmakers set up the database 11 years ago in hopes of learning more about trauma care in the state. But state trauma coordinator Tim Erskine says they underestimated the demands.

Posted Monday, February 1, 2010

Florida Ambulance Service Improved Response Times and Saved Money

In all areas, the report maintains, county Fire Rescue has improved the ambulance corps since assuming those duties from the Emergency Medical Services Alliance, or EMSA.

Posted Monday, February 1, 2010

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Medicine Running Low at Haiti Hospitals, Clinics

Air Force Gen. Douglas Fraser, head of the U.S. military's Southern Command, told reporters Thursday that Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort had reached its "care limit" after treating more than 3,000 people.

Posted Friday, January 29, 2010


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