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Medic suspected in drug thefts resigns before investigation

- 10/02/2014

Local police are upset that they were denied access to information about the case; county police are investigating the theft charges

Medic suspected in drug thefts resigns before investigation

- 10/02/2014

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah — Police are upset that a Unified Fire Authority paramedic who allegedly stole morphine and may have been connected to a rash of thefts, was allowed to resign without ...

American doctor gets blood from fellow Ebola survivor

- 09/15/2014

By Josh Funk The Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — An American aid worker infected with Ebola has been given blood from a fellow doctor who battled the disease, and Nebraska doctors say ...

Audit: Calif. fire department needs to keep better count of narcotics

- 09/10/2014

By Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Eight years after a scandal over stolen morphine vials rocked the Sacramento Fire Department, a city audit has found that the ...

5 Calif. students sickened, 2 hospitalized by pot brownies

- 09/07/2014

The Associated Press RICHMOND, Calif. — Authorities say two students have been released from a hospital after becoming ill from eating marijuana-laced brownies sold at their San Francisco ...

Man revived with Narcan assaults EMS providers

- 09/05/2014

BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — A paramedic and an EMT were assaulted Wednesday after administering Narcan to a man who attacked them and then fled. Scott Gill was arrested after a two-hour manhunt, ...

Man revived with Narcan assaults W.Va. EMS providers

- 09/04/2014

He attacked a medic and EMT after they administered the drug, then fled into the woods

Charlotte firefighters to carry Narcan

- 09/03/2014

By Cleve R. Wootson Jr. The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Responding to an uptick in overdoses from heroin and other opiates, Charlotte firefighters will begin this fall carrying ...

Md. EMS program combats repeat substance abuse calls

- 09/02/2014

Johns Hopkins Gazette BALTIMORE, Md. — EMS Capt. Jonathan Brooks says the nature of most substance use–related responses varies little. Just swap a detail here or there, and the ...

Medics revive heroin overdose victim with Narcan

- 08/29/2014

Mansfield News Journal MANSFIELD, Ohio — Mansfield firefighters used Narcan to revive a woman who overdosed on heroin Thursday afternoon. Dispatchers initially sent police and rescue ...

Quick Clip: Does epinephrine work?

- 08/21/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast quick clip, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a study that looks at ...

Vending machines help Ohio EMS crews deal with supply shortages

- 08/19/2014

By Earl Rinehart The Columbus Dispatch JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A trip to the vending machine at work has a whole new meaning for Jackson Township paramedics. The township installed ...

Fla medic steals pain meds, injects self on on-duty

- 08/16/2014

By George Andreassi Treasure Coast Newspapers STUART, Fla. — A vigilant Martin County Fire Rescue worker enabled the department to quickly identify a firefighter paramedic who allegedly ...

34 overdose on fake pot in NH

- 08/15/2014

By Pat Grossmith The New Hampshire Union Leader MANCHESTER, N.H. — City officials have shut down three convenience stores that allegedly sold the synthetic marijuana “spice” ...

United Nations OKs untested Ebola drugs in outbreak

- 08/14/2014

By Maria Cheng and Ciaran Giles The Associated Press MADRID — The World Health Organization declared it's ethical to use untested drugs and vaccines in the ongoing Ebola outbreak ...

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