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Not every emergency responder reacts the same way to a bad call and a cookie-cutter debriefing may do more harm than good ...
More than ever before first responders are willing to talk about suicide, PTSD and mental illness in ways that support and help one another ...
The two-year pilot program focuses on patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure ...
Alfredo Rojas and his partner were stabbed in the face and hands while treating a patient in October ...
The Zadroga Act extension was included in Congress’ year-end spending bill that was passed on Friday. (Twitter photo) ...
The bill would extend federal health monitoring and treatment for 9/11 first responders through 2090 ...
Joshua Ryan Milton has been missing since not reporting for a paramedic clinical Thursday morning ...
My husband decided to seek help for his mental health, and I couldn’t be more grateful and proud ...
Commissioner William Bratton pushed Congress to renew the Zadroga Act, which expired this fall ...
Many responders felt helpless and couldn’t accept not being able to do more ...
Providing for injured responders shows that we stand behind our homeland defenders when the going gets tough ...
The Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance teaches people to recognize the signs that might indicate a person is contemplating suicide ...
Only one of the four panelists from December 2010 Daily Show is healthy enough to reappear on the show (Comedy Central photo) ...
The Comedian continues his advocacy to renew a law that provides health benefits for first responders who became ill after the Sept. 11 terror attacks ...
Those using the Zadroga Act as a political bargaining chip need to be called to task for their actions ...
The World Trade Center Health Program, which provides health monitoring and treatment for first responders, expired this fall but has enough funding to operate into next year ...
The Zadroga Act expired this fall and supporters are hoping to get the extension passed before Congress leaves for the holidays ...
FEMA gave the University of Arizona $1.5 million to learn the relationship between cancer and the chemicals firefighters are exposed to ...
Suicides among first responders are more prevalent than line of duty deaths ...
A comic for EMS drawing off the real experiences of EMS ...