By Lori Caldwell
GARY, Ind. — Jerome Varlow joined the Gary Fire Departments medics Wednesday for a luncheon recognizing the work they do every day.
But it was one particular ...
BALTIMORE — An American Heart Association (AHA) study shows that heart attack patients in rural areas who call 911 receive care faster than heart attack patients who get to the hospital ...
PITTSBURGH — Paramedic Rich Jones arrived early for his shift at the West End station last Wednesday. The first thing he heard was the scanner.
“I sat down,” he recalls, ...
He arrived early for his shift, and hurried to the nearby police station after hearing heard reports over the scanner of a medical emergency
By Daniel Walmer
CARLISLE, Pa. — Juliusz Nitecki, a doctor specializing in internal medicine at Carlisle Regional Medical Center, went to Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg ...
By John Mooney
SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. — The Scotch Plains Police Department and Scotch Plains Rescue Squad saved two heart attack victims on the same day on Thursday, March ...
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.
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