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Inside EMS Podcast: Do EMS volunteers have too many educational restraints?

- 04/17/2015

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a question from listener ...


New drug 'flakka' hits Fla. county

- 04/15/2015

Flakka is cheap, potent and has been described as the next generation of synthetic drug that has been linked to a string of bizarre, sometimes violent incidents


New drug 'flakka' hits Fla. county

- 04/15/2015

By Julius Whigham The Palm Beach Post, Fla. PALM BEACH, Fla. — Naked and screaming from a Lake Worth rooftop in January, Leroy Strothers was threatening to shoot “everybody like ...


Okla. paramedic and instructor charged with drug trafficking

- 04/14/2015

He and another man were found with 12 grams of meth and a couple grams of cocaine following a traffic stop


Okla. paramedic and instructor charged with drug trafficking

- 04/14/2015

CALERA, Okla. — Two men, one a paramedic and EMS instructor, were charged with drug trafficking after being pulled over during a routine traffic stop. Brian Coates, the former assistant ...


Police: Ambulance employee stole prescription pads to buy drugs

- 04/10/2015

RAVENNA, Ohio — The Portage County Drug Task Force caught up with a Rootstown man who used his job as an ambulance company employee to steal eight doctors' blank prescription pads to ...


Inside EMS Podcast: What’s the best way to treat patients with excited delirium?

- 04/09/2015

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss patients experiencing ...


FDA approves powdered alcohol; Ohio may ban it

- 04/08/2015

The federal agency had approved the product — brand name Palcohol — for sale last spring but rescinded the approval saying it had been made in error


What ‘Palcohol’ legalization means for EMS providers

- 04/08/2015

Palcohol – powdered alcohol – was recently approved for sale in the U.S. Since liquid alcohol remains relatively cheap and easy to consume it remains unclear why someone looking ...


FDA approves powdered alcohol; Ohio may ban it

- 04/08/2015

By Maria DeVito The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS, Ohio — While powered alcohol was approved for sale by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau yesterday, lawmakers in Ohio are trying ...


Fla. county EMS officials investigate narcotics tampering

- 04/07/2015

Medics reported finding residue on and punctures in vials of Dilaudid during daily inspections


Fla. county EMS officials investigate narcotics tampering

- 04/07/2015

By Sophie Nielsen-Kolding NBC2 COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — Collier County EMS is investigating after crews suspect someone may have tampered with narcotics at two separate fire stations. We've ...


Australian medic opens up about working while high

- 04/03/2015

By Airlie Ward ABC Australia TASMANIA, Australia — A Tasmanian woman has admitted she carried out her work as a paramedic and drove ambulances while high on the drug ice. Cristy ...


Fla. man high on bath salts slaps fire chief

- 03/27/2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A battalion chief was attacked by a man who was apparently high on bath salts last Friday. MyNews13 reported that Chief Michael Inglett was heading to the firehouse ...


Medic at botched execution had trouble starting IV

- 03/17/2015

WASHINGTON — The difficulty of finding a vein to start an IV on a death-row prisoner played a role in a botched execution, according a report released by state officials investigating the ...


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