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7 things public safety officials need to know about Safe Haven laws–
These state laws are designed to prevent infanticide and offer parents a safe place to surrender their child without fear of being prosecuted
Texas firefighters honor fallen first responders with music–
The four-piece band of musically inclined firefighters plays traditional Irish and Scottish marches at around 20 events each year
3 ways telemedicine can increase the reach of your EMS agency–
Improve access to care and triage less urgent calls for more efficient use of healthcare resources
Santa offers ‘alternative delivery dates’ for first responders, military–
A letter penned by a military spouse helps explain Santa’s appearance on days other than Christmas for first responders and military members working the holiday
Halloween: Is it the most dangerous day for kids?–
Analysis of the 56 million ePCR records in the NEMSIS national dataset shows days with the most traumatic pediatric cardiac arrests in 2013 and 2014
Patient-centered EMS leadership–
Patient-centered care partnerships with patients and family need to start at the top
Two in, two out: Maintaining your marriage in EMS–
Your partner at home can be your best resource in regard to your mental health
10 EMS and fire inspired Mother’s Day gifts–
A special thank-you to all the mothers who double as first responders.
Why EMS providers need living wills–
It is not easy to speak about living wills. But for every first responder, it’s a conversation worth having.
8 EMS-themed children's books–
Next time you select a book for your child, consider these EMS-themed reads
5 thoughts for the living, coping with death–
Death reminds EMTs of important messages to send the living.
5 signs your paramedic spouse has PTSD–
Ever read an article on PTSD and wondered, “Does my spouse have this?”
Strength in numbers: How EMTs can face PTSD and addiction–
A look inside one of our nation's first "warriors only" PTSD treatment plans.
Quiz: Where should you take your long-overdue vacation from the station?–
Being an EMT isn't easy. You deserve a relaxing vacation, whether your chief believes you or not.
Is meditation the best cure for PTSD in EMS?–
Meditation may be one of the most surprising and useful treatments for PTSD, here’s why
Suicide is killing our paramedics: What's to blame and how to stop it–
EMS leaders and field personnel need to intensify the conversation about this very serious issue
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