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Leila Merrill

Leila Merrill served as an assistant editor for FireRescue1 and EMS1. Merrill has worked as a writer, editor, copy editor, digital producer, journalist and communications professional for the Dallas Morning News, the Houston Chronicle and other companies. She double-majored in English and communications at Trinity University.

U.S. EMS agencies have been ordering options that make rigs safer and more comfortable for providers and patients
Thousands gathered in Indianapolis for training, met friends old and new, checked out gear and vehicles, supported Ukrainian firefighters and more
The recently reintroduced bill would create a new $50M grant program for EMS agencies
With evidence-based strategies, you can reduce your stress and avoid burnout
To track your nutrition, you need to see what, when and how much you actually eat
The year was full of disaster responses but also brought impressive extrications, off-duty saves, helpful Boy Scouts and a rampaging camel
This year’s strangest tales involved a medic who won a lottery, providers treating family members, a heroic dispatcher, unfriendly animals and unique car crashes
These stores and restaurants are saying thanks with discounts in person and online
Let people know how to stay safe in the sun and heat, in the water and on the road
Share these resources with your community members so they are better prepared to prevent and respond to drowning incidents