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Internal Failures Paralyzed Pittsburgh during Storm

The city is still probing the number of stuck Emergency Management Services ambulances and police cruisers. Police officials didn't return calls seeking comment. Paramedics referred questions to Huss.

Posted Monday, February 22, 2010

Blood Test as Possible Brain Injury Test

Researchers are developing a simple blood test that could tell if a patient has suffered a brain injury. FOX 13's Dr. Jo explains how it can detect a trauma that might otherwise go unnoticed.

Posted Monday, February 22, 2010

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South Carolina Senate Advances EMS Disclosure Bill

Committee members agreed the public should have access to records of EMS responses. That would include incident reports and other information showing the response times to emergency calls, according to the Medical Affairs Committee.

Posted Friday, February 19, 2010

Caller Hysterics Creates Confusion for New York City Ambulance

When paramedics arrived 18 minutes after the initial call the boy was dead.

Posted Friday, February 19, 2010

Pittsburgh Officials Consider Disciplining EMS Workers

As part of the probe, Public Safety Director Michael Huss said he is reviewing calls to and from Allegheny County's 911 center.

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2010

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Paramedics Get Special Cardiac Training

A seemingly healthy father of two ended up making an unexpected trip to the hospital last October.

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2010

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Plane Crash Kills 3 Onboard; Sets Fire to Daycare

Pamela Houston, an employee of the day care, said she was feeding an infant when she heard a loud boom that she initially thought was an earthquake until she "saw a big ball of fire hit the side of the house."

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2010

Canadian Paramedics Rescue Woman from House Fire

A cry for help from inside a smoke-filled Amherst home was just too much for paramedics Tom Bird and James Laird to ignore Friday night.

Posted Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Man Shoots Patient Inside South Carolina ER

Monroe accused Simmons of shooting Covington several times in the upper body, then trying to shoot Covington's girlfriend, but the gun didn't fire.

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010


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