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When I reached a tipping point in my career I realized I needed to change if I was going to last any longer as a medic ...
A Florida EMS agency is not likely to achieve its desired retention goal by offering medics a $35,000 bonus for working for 5 years ...
Pre-shift stretching is known to reduce injury and can easily be added to a medic's routine ...
Relying on others and finding the right hobby can help relieve the stress of a mentally exhausting job ...
The two overworked EMTs have been expecting new partners since April ...
All paramedics and firefighters for Lexington County, S.C., will be physically tested yearly ...
Analysis of social media accounts has predictive clues about patients’ health behaviors and medical conditions ...
Tim Boniface is inspiring current and future firefighters to be physically fit and eat well (Image Men's Health magazine) ...
How I was told to go back to work when I asked for counseling, and how I almost killed myself just to stop thinking ...
Drug, alcohol and other addictions impact every family, including our EMS family; we need to know how to respond to and support an addict ...
New research has found that the mortality rate of white, middle-aged Americans has significantly increased since 1998 ...
The department's Behavioral Health Task Force was created to get firefighters to talk to each other and help deal with their high-stress lifestyle ...
It’s critical that EMS teams be comprised of a group of trusted people ...
EMS providers need to follow infection control guidelines for care and transport of patients with infectious, contagious, and even deadly antibiotic resistant organisms ...
Vaccination is one of the most effective methods for preventing influenza spread and the consequences of infection ...
Kevin Kelly, 55, struggled with PTSD and respiratory illnesses since his 9/11 response ...
Experience shows that many EMS agencies lack three essential policies to prevent and protect the agency from harm ...
Budgeting is a sure sign of EMS leadership commitment to fatigue risk management ...
The EMT was thrown out of the ambulance when the EMS provider who was driving fell asleep at the wheel ...
The Zadroga Act expired Wednesday and the program will have to start shutting down by next summer ...