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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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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

Philly Paramedics, Firefighters Join Online Program for Healthy Change

The 10-week program combines diet, exercise and stress reduction.

Posted Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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Three Square Meals During a Busy 24-Hour Shift?

Some JEMS Facebook fans say it's impossible, and others have gotten creative in making it happen.

Posted Wednesday, November 7, 2012

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Leg Press Can Keep You Strong

It's important for providers to maintain a strong physique because you never know what types of situations will arise.

Posted Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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Preparing for the Worst Part II

Use these tips to make sure you’re physically prepared for all situations.

Posted Monday, February 28, 2011

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Staying in Shape

The key to staying fit is simple.

Posted Friday, September 24, 2010

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House Rejects Bill to Aid Sick 9/11 Responders

A bill that would have provided up to $7.4 billion in aid to people sickened by World Trade Center dust fell short in the House on Thursday, raising the possibility that the bulk of compensation for the ill will come from a legal settlement hammered out in the federal courts.

Posted Thursday, July 29, 2010

Firefighters Shave Heads to Support Alabama Paramedic

Paramedic Hines isn't the only one with a shiny head.

Posted Tuesday, June 8, 2010


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