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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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Responding to Non-Emergency Emergencies Makes You a Hero

Sometimes a 9-1-1 call can be for something not even worth a Band-Aid.

Posted Wednesday, June 12, 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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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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