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Ill. anti-heroin task force pushes for Narcan nasal spray

- 10/09/2014

By Nicholas J.C. Pistor The St. Louis Post-Dispatch CHICAGO — Heroin is one of the top killer drugs in suburban America, and Illinois is trying to combat it with a new task force and ...


Quick Clip: Why medics need more respect for narcotics

- 10/08/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast quick clip, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a Utah medic who police ...


American doctor gets blood from fellow Ebola survivor

- 09/15/2014

By Josh Funk The Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — An American aid worker infected with Ebola has been given blood from a fellow doctor who battled the disease, and Nebraska doctors say ...


Inside EMS Podcast: Do response time goals really matter?

- 09/12/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a response times in light of a recent ...


Audit: Calif. fire department needs to keep better count of narcotics

- 09/10/2014

By Ryan Lillis The Sacramento Bee SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Eight years after a scandal over stolen morphine vials rocked the Sacramento Fire Department, a city audit has found that the ...


5 Calif. students sickened, 2 hospitalized by pot brownies

- 09/07/2014

The Associated Press RICHMOND, Calif. — Authorities say two students have been released from a hospital after becoming ill from eating marijuana-laced brownies sold at their San Francisco ...


Md. EMS program combats repeat substance abuse calls

- 09/02/2014

Johns Hopkins Gazette BALTIMORE, Md. — EMS Capt. Jonathan Brooks says the nature of most substance use–related responses varies little. Just swap a detail here or there, and the ...


Vending machines help Ohio EMS crews deal with supply shortages

- 08/19/2014

By Earl Rinehart The Columbus Dispatch JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A trip to the vending machine at work has a whole new meaning for Jackson Township paramedics. The township installed ...


Fla medic steals pain meds, injects self on on-duty

- 08/16/2014

By George Andreassi Treasure Coast Newspapers STUART, Fla. — A vigilant Martin County Fire Rescue worker enabled the department to quickly identify a firefighter paramedic who allegedly ...


EMS call uncovers mobile home meth lab

- 07/24/2014

By Bill Hand Sun Journal ARAPAHOE, N.C. — A medical emergency escalated into something much bigger when sheriff’s deputies found a methamphetamine lab at a Pamlico County home ...


Teen's death triggers FDA warning on powdered caffeine

- 07/21/2014

A teaspoon of the powder is equivalent to 25 cups of coffee; the agency is considering regulations after an Ohio teen consumed a lethal amount


Teen's death triggers FDA warning on powdered caffeine

- 07/19/2014

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure powdered caffeine sold on the Internet after the death of an Ohio teen. Even ...


Fla. firefighter-medic charged with selling prescription drugs

- 07/14/2014

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. — A Pinellas Park firefighter-paramedic was arrested and charged with selling prescription drugs. James A. Comer, 38, of Largo faces 16 counts that include sale, ...


N.Y. village hires medic to help fire department

- 07/05/2014

By Denise M. Bonilla Newsday LINDENHURST, N.Y. — The Village of Lindenhurst has hired a paramedic with controlled substance expertise to assist the fire department in meeting a new ...


Ariz. medic arrested with 20 pounds of pot

- 07/02/2014

His house was under surveillance as part of a DEA drug sting; he faces two felony charges


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