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Calif. pilot programs aim to prevent crisis rather than react to them ...
No social groups are immune to disaster; but, social issues may well facilitate or impede the ability to recover from disaster ...
Patients visit a downtown office, where a community paramedic helps them manage their health after surgeries, and better care for chronic conditions like diabetes ...
The first 24 hours back on the ambulance went well until I was asked to translate to a family that a 19-year-old boy was declared brain dead ...
The 24-year-old who died was trying to bring a 19-year-old off a window ledge when they both fell from the 14th story of a University of Hawaii dormitory ...
Paramedics often pay a personal toll of being present as some patient's move from life to death ...
Lifting with your legs is what should happen naturally, but many EMS providers suffer from a lower crossed syndrome and are unable to do it properly ...
The Allegheny County Emergency Services has contacted a pest controller to handle the infestation ...
Belinda Pope, 39, was discovered in full uniform by police, who believe she went to the station where she worked late at night when it was unmanned ...
Guest Donny Richard from a mental health facility discusses ways EMS providers can better manage their mental health and when they should seek help ...
Guest Donny Richard from an intensive outpatient program discusses the triggers that indicate you may be suffering from a mental health issue and should seek help ...
EMS leaders learn suicide risk factors and the imperative to provide a non-punitive culture for seeking help ...
Adopt, train, and follow these best practices for field to hospital and interfacility transports of psychiatric patients ...
The Ind. medic was awarded $223,500 after being fired for her illness and told she should not have been hired in the first place ...
The volunteer firefighter about to enter Philadelphia's fire academy left a note in his car ...
The Juab County EMS crew set up a GoFundMe account for the two volunteer EMTs; one is still in critical condition ...
Thirty-one cases have been reported since July 10 and the health department is investigating the cause the of the outbreak ...
A successful fatigue risk management system is an organizational approach to improve sleep health and self-recognition of fatigue ...
The EMT knew her sister was OK because she was standing up and talking; she put her emotions to the back of her mind as she continued doing her job ...
The EMT has worked a high-paying desk job for a year instead of returning to the ambulance as an EMT ...