By Catherine R. Counts
The recent tuberculosis outbreak in Marion, Alabama, has resulted in a controversial public health program paying people to get tested for TB. Although more than 1,000 ...
By Phillip Lucas
MARION, Ala. — Tuberculosis, a global scourge, has mostly been eradicated in the United States, but minorities and poor people who lack regular health ...
Art Hsieh, EMS1 Editorial Advisor, describes the issues the EMS industry needs to confront in order to grow and evolve. "These little bolt on (solutions) don't come together" to meet the needs ...
CINCINNATI — An ambulance company owner accused of submitting more than $1.4 million in fraudulent bills to Medicare and Medicaid has pleaded guilty in Ohio to health ...
By Verena Dobnik
NEW YORK — Jon Stewart says he was only a "wingman" to a cancer-stricken Sept. 11 firefighter who helped stage a last-ditch congressional ...
By Ann Marie Farina
A bipartisan group of South Carolina senators have introduced a bill, S429, that would permit some first responders to file for workers’ compensation benefits for ...
HAGATNA, Guam — Two employees of a Guam ambulance company have admitted guilt in a conspiracy to defraud the federal government of nearly $11 million.
Trevor Cruz ...
NEW YORK — Lawmakers and survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks rallied Saturday at the World Trade Center in celebration of permanent funding for the Zadroga Act.
By Mary Clare Jalonick
WASHINGTON — First responders who rushed to the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11 attacks, spent weeks cleaning up the site and later became ...
By Deb Riechmann
WASHINGTON — The New York Police Department commissioner, flanked by police and firefighters, pushed Congress on Thursday to keep dollars flowing to ...
BOSTON — Fifteen years after the Institute of Medicine brought public attention to the issue of medical errors and adverse events, patient safety concerns remain a serious public health ...
We are in the midst of the season where tradition calls for spreading good tidings of joy and kinship to both friends and strangers. It should be a time of fun gatherings, great food and good ...
It didn't take long for Tuesday's tragic mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, to turn political. It is, after all, election season. And those on both sides of the gun-control ...
By Jonathan Lemire
NEW YORK — At a rally featuring speeches by nearly a dozen lawmakers, the loudest message of all was delivered by a 9-year-old boy who didn't ...
By Mary Clare Jalonick
WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart, firefighters, policemen and other 9/11 first respondersconfronted lawmakers Thursday as they pressured Congress ...