Emotion-provoking videos and images educate the public about EMS responses to heart attacks as part of British Columbia’s "Imagine a World Without Paramedics" multimedia campaign
By Vickie Aldous
MEDFORD, Ore. — Gold Hill resident Larry Holm was about to take his dogs on a morning walk when he felt a tightness in his chest that worsened into a crushing ...
MURRAY, UTAH — Intermountain Medical Center staff and EMS crews from across the Salt Lake Valley are being recognized for saving the lives of heart patients within 90 minutes ...
Crews were recognized for saving the lives of heart attack patients within 90 minutes or less
By Greg Stanley
Naples Daily News, Fla.
NAPLES. Fla. — Collier County paramedics did not respond to an emergency alarm when an ambulance crew was late to the scene of 2012 heart attack ...
EMSA medics worked for 20 minutes to revive a colleague having a heart attack stemming from a massive a coronary artery blockage
MUSTANG, Okla. — Paramedics revived one of their own when EMSA medic Jim McClung, 48, began having chest pains and raced to the Mustang Fire Department, less than a mile from his home.
The Emporia Gazette
EMPORIA, Kan. — On Nov. 25, Jason Steinhoff experienced his worst nightmare while driving an 18 wheeler cross country: severe chest pain.
He remembers feeling ...
The Associated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. — An Alabama man died on a commercial flight from Atlanta to Seattle and the airplane was diverted to Billings Logan International Airport.
By Chris Buckley
The Valley Independent
MONESSEN, Pa. — For more than three decades, Ken Prunty served as an emergency responder.
The longtime paramedic was doing what he had dedicated ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A firefighter who suffered a heart attack while rescuing an elderly man is expected to survive.
MassLive.com reported that Lt. Brian Tredo, with the Springfield ...
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A firefighter died after suffering a heart attack in the bunkroom of a firehouse Saturday morning.
The U.S. Fire Administration reported that firefighter-medic Kellen ...
By Randi Rossmann
The Press Democrat
FORESTVILLE, Calif. — With his father slumped unconscious and not breathing on the kitchen floor, 13-year-old Lewis Griffith of Forestville announced ...
By Beth Reese Cravey
The Florida Times-Union
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An electric shock from an automated external defibrillator could have restarted Andrew Cohn’s heart, which stopped ...
By Julie Wootton
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Marjie Atkins taught cardiopulmonary resuscitation for years, but she never expected to use it.
That changed Sept. 18 during a ...
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