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Previously Healthy Drug User has Difficulty Breathing

What’s causing this shortness of breath?

Posted Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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Pennsylvania Sleigh Ride, Talking about Heroin, and Trauma Kits for LAPD

Find out who gets thumbs up in the April issue of JEMS.

Posted Friday, March 28, 2014

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Pro Bono: Marijuana Use by EMS Providers Poses a Legal Conundrum

The law has favored employer termination even when use was lawful.

Posted Monday, December 9, 2013

Two Dead, Others Hospitalized During NYC Music Festival

Hospitalizations appear to be linked to drug use.

Posted Tuesday, September 3, 2013

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Pro Bono: Reporting Drugs & Illegal Activity to Law Enforcement

Are you legally obligated to report drugs and criminal behavior?

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

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Paramedic Fights Drug Abuse with Electronic Pill Bottle

The bottle is only programmable via a pharmacist with the correct computer program.

Posted Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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Ex-Trooper Kills Wife, Self in Pennsylvania Market

Estranged wife killed days after she filed for divorce.

Posted Thursday, March 28, 2013

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Synthetic Drugs Sending Thousands to Emergency Rooms

Poison calls for bath salts rose at an even greater rate.

Posted Wednesday, April 6, 2011

One Dead, 10 Hospitalized In Minnesota Mass Overdose

19-year-old was placed on life support.

Posted Friday, March 18, 2011


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