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Survivors of the Newtown school shooting shared how the tragedy has shaped them and their future
Newport News first responders had not followed protocols and incorrectly declared Quandrell Williams dead
The effort to build a multimillion-dollar memorial to the 49 people killed in the Orlando shooting was disbanded last year
The dog traveled nearly four miles to the campsite where the victim’s family was staying
A Deschutes County deputy was one of at least three people injured when a bull jumped out of the ring at the Sisters Rodeo
The pilot radioed he had engine problems shortly before trying to land on a street in Arvada
Nine patients were injured by gunfire in the downtown Madison shooting
Two patients were flown to hospitals after a tree branch broke off and entered the passenger compartment during the crash
Lifeguards closed Del Mar Beach for 48 hours after the incident
Three people were injured, two critically when a hot air balloon came near power lines in Lowell
Akron authorities stated dozens of victims had been transported to local hospitals
Allegheny County police stated an altercation took place inside a Penn Hills bar and several people opened fire
Case New Holland workers were removing a chain that became stuck in the forklift
Widespread adoption by EMS agencies faces challenges due to equipment purchases and insurance
The patient fell 40 feet at the Great Falls in Salisbury
Rochester fire officials said a propane heater caught fire before the blast
Shelby County’s initiative for trauma patients will have whole blood available in four locations
The victim was installing a water pipe in Noblesville when sides of the trench collapsed
Portland Fire Rescue said the person survived after possibly coming in contact with a 57,000-volt power line
How to use the lost art of auscultatory percussion to evaluate suspected long bone fractures
A bus carrying farm workers overturned after it collided with a truck in Marion County
After recovering from her injuries, Nicole Goslant was able to meet the Health First First Flight crew that saved her life
Keeping patients moving toward definitive treatment through accurate triage of life threats is the key to EMS success at a mass casualty incident
Torin Slaughter is raising money to install about 100 Stop the Bleed kits at Case High School
CEO of the Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association said no significant changes to EMS operations are anticipated
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