Health And Safety

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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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Ohio Medics Carrying Guns for Personal Protection

Staff that hold concealed carry gun permits in parts of Ohio may carry guns while on duty.

Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013

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What Did You Say? A Humorous Look at Treating Deaf Patients

Follow these tips so you avoid looking silly in front of a Deaf patient.

Posted Monday, May 20, 2013

Recommendations for Creating an EMS Culture of Safety

The strategy for a new EMS culture of safety will encompass all aspects of EMS.

Posted Friday, May 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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The Final EMS Call of Cody Medley & Tim McCormick

Guy Haskell was taken by surprise by the support shown after two young EMS providers were killed in an ambulance crash.

Posted Tuesday, April 2, 2013


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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