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The Show Must Go On

From failed stunts that require extrication to dehydration from energy drinks, EMTs cover a wide variety of calls at an Evel Knievel stunt performance event.

Posted Tuesday, December 29, 2009

AMR Prepares for a Rough Kansas Winter

AMR field supervisor Steve Guyle says several precautions are taken when severe winter weather hits Topeka.

Posted Thursday, December 10, 2009

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Excess Weight

There's more to weight loss than simply eating less. Learn how to determine your body composition and exactly how much you should lose.

Posted Thursday, November 5, 2009

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Boston EMS, City to Track H1N1 Flu Vaccine Recipients

Boston EMS is working with city officials to track who gets the seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccines this year.

Posted Tuesday, October 20, 2009

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How Fires Produce Cyanide

The authors of the October JEMS cyanide feature explain how the dangerous toxin is produced during fires.

Posted Thursday, October 1, 2009

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Pittsburgh EMS Shoulder-to-Shoulder with Police at G-20

While the police had a difficult and challenging job, moving among them in full riot gear, helmets, body armor and visibly indistinguishable from the police were highly trained emergency medical services personnel from the Bureau of Emergency Services.

Posted Thursday, October 1, 2009

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Protect your Rear by Putting your Best Lights Forward

Here's A.J.'s take on how to effectively use rescue vehicles and police cruisers to block traffic at collision scenes.

Posted Wednesday, September 30, 2009

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Exercise for EMS Providers

Don't let your exercise equipment collect dust. Commit yourself to a workout plan like the one in this article.

Posted Monday, September 21, 2009

Elderly Man Threatens to Pull Gun on Texas Medics

While paramedics argued their case, Ray threatened to pull out a pistol.

Posted Sunday, September 13, 2009


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