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Narcan is not the answer for drug overdose
'Warrior's mentality' for mass shootings
March 6, 2014
Featured News
Ore. man rescued from collapsed trench Pregnant mom drives van with 3 kids into ocean 1 killed, 7 hurt in NJ neighborhood explosion
Today's Top Stories:
Vegas EMTs fired up over patient transport takeover: Walked out after city councilman compared them to nurses
Ambulance chassis shortage predicted for 2014: Ford to close production temporarily, while GM cuts production in half
9 Tenn. EMS workers walk off job, 'give no reason': General manager, 6 medics and 2 assistants were among those who quit
Off-duty NJ firefighter flees police, kicks EMT
NY medic indicted for robbing patients' homes
Ind. ambulance director retires over 'politics'
Woman killed, EMTs injured in Ind. ambulance crash
Medic receives 4-day-old girl left at fire station
EMT saves man suffering heart attack at heart walk
News Analysis:
Numbers needed to justify Las Vegas EMS transport changes
By Art Hsieh, EMS1 Advisor
I have to shake my head after reading the chief’s comments in this article about the Las Vegas Fire & Rescue increasing its share of emergency transportation services in the city. If the argument is centered around money, it would seem obvious that there are 4 million reasons why transport should be done by the private contractor. But it's never that simple
Behind the Patient: Street Portraits
Narcan is not the answer for drug overdose
By Michael Morse, EMS1 Columnist
I wish Narcan were the answer. It is not, just as the drugs and alcohol of my youth were not. Just as the fentanyl-laced heroin that is killing so many people this year who were looking for peace, serenity and escape is not. Wrong kind of potential
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EMS1 Exclusive
Prepare for mass shootings with a 'warrior mentality'
 With more than 30 mass shootings in the past 12 years, Chief Wylie talks about the importance of avoiding denial and being mentally prepared. Watch the video
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EMS1 Exclusive
Why EMTs should do their own taxes
By Mike Rubin, EMS1 Columnist
Just like birthing babies, taxes go more smoothly with some preparation and practice. With these instructions, you should be able to file your own taxes, and save a little in the process. Don't procrastinate!
EMS1 Video
'Skin cell gun' may heal burn victims in days
An experimental device reduces regeneration time to hours by spraying the wound with stem cells from healthy skin.
Pancake race raises funds for London's Air Ambulance
Each competitor had to toss their pancake twice while running in the relay race. May the best flipper win!
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