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Senator's Stroke Shows They Can Hit the Young, Too

Up to a quarter of them strike people younger than 65.

Posted Tuesday, January 31, 2012

NIH Launches Trials to Evaluate CPR & Drugs After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

One will compare CCC combined with pause-free rescue breathing to standard CPR.

Posted Friday, January 27, 2012

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Washington, D.C. Area Remembers Air Florida Crash

Flight 90 departed National Airport and crashed into the Potomac River.

Posted Friday, January 13, 2012

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D.C. Paramedic Placed on Leave after Patient Death

Investigation looks at ignored protocols or a bad decision.

Posted Thursday, December 1, 2011

Washington Hospital Center Uses Mobile App to See Cardiac Patients before Arrival

CodeHeart app lets cardiologists see patients in the field.

Posted Friday, October 21, 2011

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D.C. Terror Drill Tests New Patient Tracking System

Capital Shield 2012 flooded 13 area hospitals with at least 100 mock patients.

Posted Thursday, October 20, 2011

Ohio Mail Carrier Receives Lifesaving Hero's Award

He has helped save the lives of three people over a period of two decades.

Posted Thursday, September 29, 2011

EMSA Exec Asks House Panel to Extend Medicare Payments

EMSA President Stephen Williamson warned House panel members that if ambulance service payments expire later this year, it will force services to cut back or discontinue service altogether.

Posted Friday, September 23, 2011

Officials Halt D.C. Fire, EMS Twitter Use

Communications Director Lon Walls says Twitter is "OK for parties and that type of stuff,"

Posted Thursday, September 22, 2011


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