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EMS wellness: Explained in pictures
Teacher saves 7th grader with heart condition
July 3, 2014
Featured News
Ariz. medic arrested with 20 pounds of pot Unit hits car when medic falls asleep at the wheel Referee dies after player punches him in head
Today's Top Stories:
Judge awards $1.2M to family of cyclist killed in ambulance collision: Teen failed to stop at intersection and ran into ambulance
Veteran dies 500 yards from ER waiting for ambulance: Staff called 911, but ambulance arrived 30 minutes later
S.C. EMS reviews success of nurse call center: Year-long pilot designed to reduce unnecessary ambulance transports
Ga. medic killed working on car in home garage
Boston's first dispatch overhaul in 20 years goes live
Off-duty EMT helps save firefighter struck by lightning
Ind. GM plant chemical blast kills 1, injures 5
Missing Calif. firefighter-medic's death ruled accidental
12 injured after Philly food truck explosion
News Analysis:
911 phone triage can put EMS resources where most needed
By Art Hsieh, EMS1 Advisor
If you've been in the business for any length of time, you probably have a story that could come straight out of "Ripley's Believe It or Not" file. While funny, they tend to eat up precious EMS resources. One county's solution could be the fix everyone is looking for.
First in Fitness
EMS wellness: Explained in pictures
By Bryan Fass, EMS1 Columnist
The next time you have a craving or need a simple reminder to keep you on track, pull up this infographic and stay the course. How to handle food cravings
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Survival Story
Teacher saves 7th grader with heart condition
 A teacher was expecting cuts and bruises when a student tripped and fell on blacktop; instead she found Hayley McLean gasping for air. Watch the video
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Everyday EMS
Poll EMS students to help them learn
By Greg Friese, EMS1 Columnist
Asking students to answer a question in real-time on their smart phones is an effective method for generating more conversations in the classroom. 4 tips
EMS1 Video
1951 throwback: NY medical emergency defense units sworn in
U.S. Secretary of Defense George Marshall addresses the members of the medical emergency defense units on March 1, 1951.
Reporter shadows N.C. EMT on house calls
The video takes a look at the community paramedicine program aimed at improving patient outcomes.
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