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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 ...

FDA authorizes Ebola test; vaccine in 2015?

- 08/07/2014

By Monte Morin Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The FDA has authorized use of an unapproved Ebola virus test under a special emergency-use provision, although efforts to develop a vaccine ... launches new medication app

- 08/06/2014

The free app includes an online database of drugs with the ability to search, personalize information, and check how drugs taken at the same time will interact launches new medication app

- 08/06/2014

A new app allows users to lookup drug information, identify pills and keep track of personal medication records on a mobile device. The Medication Guide app features an online database ...

Opinion: Breakthrough hep C treatment worth hefty price tag

- 07/31/2014

The Chicago Tribune The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on July 28. CHICAGO — There's a new breakthrough hepatitis C drug treatment that cures — yes, ...

EMS call uncovers mobile home meth lab

- 07/24/2014

By Bill Hand Sun Journal ARAPAHOE, N.C. — A medical emergency escalated into something much bigger when sheriff’s deputies found a methamphetamine lab at a Pamlico County home ...

Teen's death triggers FDA warning on powdered caffeine

- 07/21/2014

A teaspoon of the powder is equivalent to 25 cups of coffee; the agency is considering regulations after an Ohio teen consumed a lethal amount

Teen's death triggers FDA warning on powdered caffeine

- 07/19/2014

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure powdered caffeine sold on the Internet after the death of an Ohio teen. Even ...

Fla. firefighter-medic charged with selling prescription drugs

- 07/14/2014

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — A Pinellas Park firefighter-paramedic was arrested and charged with selling prescription drugs. James A. Comer, 38, of Largo faces 16 counts that include sale, ...

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