Provider Wellness And Safety

Skipping Breakfast May Increase Heart Attack Risk

A study of older men found those who regularly skipped breakfast had a 27 percent higher risk of a heart attack than those who ate a morning meal.

Posted Monday, July 22, 2013

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Don’t Let Poor Food Storage Lead to Food Poisoning

Every year, 3,000 people die from food poisoning.

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

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Readers Offer Opinions on Debriefing Sessions

Facebook fans react to recent JEMS article on healing after a tough call.

Posted Friday, June 21, 2013

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A Reader Underscores the Need to Stay Healthy

A reader offers his own story of having an AMI while on the job.

Posted Wednesday, June 5, 2013

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Slim Summer Treats to Avoid Adding Pounds while Cooling Down

Unfortunately, many of our favorite summertime treats are high in sugar, calories and fat. Do you know what’s in your frozen coffee drink?

Posted Monday, June 3, 2013

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Avoid Supermarket Ploys to Eat Healthier

Plan your week’s worth of meals before going to the grocery store to avoid buying sugary and processed foods.

Posted Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Set SMART Goals to Make Up for Abandoned New Year’s Resolutions

EMT and registered dietician Elizabeth Smith offers ways to use SMART goal setting for busy EMS workers.

Posted Friday, April 19, 2013

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Preventing Violence Against EMS and First Responders

Nine questions you should ask.

Posted Friday, April 5, 2013

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An EMT’s Close Call Provides a Lesson about Health & Wellness

John Davis experienced a life-threatening heart attack after transporting a patient

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013






 

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