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KCTV5.com DALLAS — There's a new trend in the bar scene that involves your favorite hard liquor and dry ice. Breathing in the alcohol vapors gets you buzzed fast and some ...
The Associated Press By Lindsey Tanner CHICAGO — Increased use of medical marijuana may lead to more young children getting sick from accidentally eating food made with the ...
By Ron Tody The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — The parents of a 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who has been waiting for a lung transplant for a year and a half are ...
By Will Wyatt If you have been in the EMS business as a first responder or on a transport unit you have no doubt run into the same individual more than once. In fact some people ...
Chicago Daily Herald ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. — As Luke Swanson gently plays with toy cars and trucks, his brother Jake jumps on a couch, occasionally throwing their mother a ...
Statistics suggest we need better head protection ...
The Associated Press TEMPE, Ariz. — An Arizona State University student who passed out and was left in a wheelchair in a hospital lobby with a Post-it note to tell doctors ...
States News Service TRENTON, N.J. — A bill sponsored by Senator Linda R. Greenstein that would ensure New Jersey’s first responders receive medical care and ...
Responders, make no mistake about it, EMS is a physical job. When the time comes, will you be ready to answer that big call, do your job and get out safely? ...
Food & Beverage Close-Up SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera responded to an apparently pre-emptive lawsuit filed by Monster Beverage Corp. ...
PR Newswire CINCINNATI, Ohio — Despite knowing the risk of serious injury from playing football with a concussion, half of high school football players would continue to play ...
By Kent Erdahl FOX59 INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Three years after an accident nearly took his life and his ability to walk, an Indianapolis man is set to take part in the 500 ...
The Associated Press SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Authorities were investigating a valley fever outbreak that sickened 28 workers at solar power plants under construction in ...
By Sharon Kiley Bangor Daily News CALAIS, Maine — Calais Fire-EMS is one of six services recently approved statewide to participate in a pilot project that is intended to ...
There are many potential areas of infectious exposure for the patient and the EMS provider. An important one, under the direct control of the EMS providers, is the patient ...
From lifting and loading the cot to the classic sheet drag patient transfer, there are poor lifting techniques in our profession that we must stop doing. ...
A new study says many stroke victims lose valuable time by not taking an ambulance to the hospital ...
The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The state's efforts to stop the rapid spread of valley fever through two Central California prisons have been so ineffectual ...
These recommendations will help EMS agencies in recruitment and retention of EMS practitioners, and ultimately, will help reduce the number and severity of injuries on the job. ...
We have unknowingly handed down bad patient handling techniques, outright dangerous biomechanics and ergonomics from one generation of EMS responders to another. ...