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FDA Regulation of Pharmacies Has Knotty History

This isn't the first time Congress has pushed for more authority over the industry.

Posted Friday, October 12, 2012

Lawmakers Seek More Regulation of Compounded Drugs

This comes in the wake of a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated injections.

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012

International Association of EMS Chiefs Announces Leadership Summit Speakers

The International Association of EMS Chiefs Leadership Summit will be Oct. 26-29 in Washington, D.C.

Posted Monday, October 8, 2012

FDA Approves Less-Invasive Heart Defibrillator

The new device uses wires that sit just below the skin's surface and don't need to be threaded through the heart's blood vessels.

Posted Monday, October 1, 2012

New Bill Will Streamline Licensing Requirements for Military Veteran EMTs

It will prevent unnecessary duplication in training.

Posted Friday, September 21, 2012

Study Backs Increasing Heart Resuscitation Times

The study contradicts previous studies, which have rejected such claims.

Posted Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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SUV Hits Crowd Injuring Four in D.C. Food Line

Four people were transported to area hospitals

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2012

D.C. Fire and EMS Investigating Crews' Delayed Response

Two ambulance crews may have actually discussed the transport amongst themselves while a 93-year-old injured woman waited for help.

Posted Friday, August 17, 2012

Growing Number of Communities Are Using Smart911

Smart911 is a voluntary database that allows people to enter personal information, such as medical conditions, that gives dispatchers information necessary information.

Posted Thursday, July 19, 2012


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