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Mo. experts speak out on national medic shortage

- 07/30/2014

Demand is up with increases in the elderly population, and the industry needs more training programs for students, they say


Boy thanks FDNY medics at 7th birthday party

- 07/29/2014

NEW YORK —A Midtown boy’s birthday bash Sunday became a thank you party for the group of FDNY paramedics who saved his life. Brian Davis wouldn’t have seen his 7th birthday ...


Boston graduates 20 from EMT academy

- 07/16/2014

BOSTON — Boston Emergency Medical Services on Monday graduated 20 people from its EMT academy, an emotional rite of passage for many of the participants. The event, held at The Great ...


What are the biggest misconceptions about paramedics?

- 07/10/2014

By Anderson Moorer, EMS1 Contributor The most common is mistaking a paramedic for an "Ambulance Driver." Paramedics receive a tremendous amount of training, from specialist medical ...


4 killed, 7 injured in Fla. boating collision

- 07/06/2014

The accident involved one larger boat and two “open-fisherman-style” boats, but it's unclear exactly how the crash happened


4 killed, 7 injured in Fla. boating collision

- 07/06/2014

By David Smiley and Celia Ampel The Miami Herald MIAMI — At least four people were killed and seven were injured in a horrifying three-boat collision late Friday that left the waters ...


Medics stung helping father and son attacked by bees

- 06/25/2014

By Tiffany Walden Orlando Sentinel ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — A 911 call released Tuesday details the "swarming attack" that injured a father and son walking their dog in Altamonte ...


Man uses defibrillator to save life at gym

- 06/06/2014

By Gary Demuth The Salina Journal SALINA, Kan. — After running around the track a couple of times during his regular early morning workout at the Salina Family YMCA, Craig Danielson ...


Fan hurt from fall into Brewers' bullpen

- 06/04/2014

By Tom Haudricourt Milwaukee Journal Sentine MILWAUKEE —A Milwaukee Brewers fan was injured Tuesday night at Miller Park after he fell over the railing of Friday's Front Row Sports ...


Early CPR by dad saves Wash. boy from drowing

- 06/02/2014

By Stevie Mathieu The Columbian RIDGEFIELD, Wash. — A 9-month-old boy nearly drowned in Ridgefield on Sunday afternoon but was likely saved by the quick action of his father, according ...


Police shoot, kill knife-wielding man who chased medics

- 05/26/2014

By Peter Nickeas Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Chicago police shot and killed a knife-wielding man who chased paramedics responding to a 911 call for a person stabbed, according to authorities. The ...


Photo: Medics were doing job not ‘posing’ at accident scene

- 05/26/2014

WESTLAND, Mich. — The photo of two paramedics who appear to be posing in front of a truck that crashed into a tree was upsetting to injured driver Jake Glover, 20, who said they should ...


Photo: Medics were doing job not ‘posing’ at accident scene

- 05/25/2014

They look like they’re posing in front of a crashed truck, but the woman who snapped the photo said they were unaware she had taken it


Survival Story: When CPR at the gym saved a father's life

- 05/12/2014

Paramedics, a quick-thinking bystander and Carl Borgquist's wife and daughter relive the moment he had a heart attack at the gym, and one man's high quality compressions freed up responders to do more


Police beat elderly man who called ambulance for wife with dementia

- 04/22/2014

HUMANSVILE, Mo. — An elderly man who called an ambulance for his wife who suffers from dementia was instead brutally beaten by police, KSPR.com reports. Elbert Breshears, 78, said police ...


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