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DOJ-produced fentanyl safety video set to air

The video will show first responders how to protect themselves from deadly substance, react



Paramedic's suicide highlights need for first responder support

Paramedic Robbie Curtis was an 18-year paramedic veteran who was awarded a medal for bravery and remembered for his big heart



Firefighter-paramedic honored for compassionate care

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter-paramedic Jack Albert presented a special needs patient with a new bicycle after he was assaulted and his bike was stolen



Pa. EMS agency crews to wear ballistic vests when responding to calls

The service will use the donation of nearly $15,000 to buy bulletproof vests for each of its full-time employees and additional vests for part-timers



Calif. ambulance crash prompts officials to urge drivers to pull over

A crash involving an ambulance and at least two other cars on the highway served as a reminder to drivers to be aware of emergency vehicles on the road



Judge dismisses ambulance company appeal over EMS monopolies

AmeriCare MedServices accused 12 cities of conspiring to monopolize the EMS market and shut them out from contracts



Unique EMS training opportunity: The Center for Domestic Preparedness

Complete with a mock community and former hospital, the CDP gives responders the opportunity to train on emergency and disaster response



Prove it: IV access increases out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival better than IO access

A recent study shows an increased survival rate for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients who are administered medication through IV access rather than IO access



Paramedics, state trooper reunite with baby they helped deliver on roadside

New parents Bo and Yishu Wang brought baby Alyssa to meet paramedics Sean Byron and Cristine Janiak and Massachusetts State Trooper Karl Johnson



Md. school nurses learn trauma skills for active shooter response

More than 300 Anne Arundel County school nurses and health assistants were trained in the grim but necessary skills to handle a school shooting



Minn. EMT charged in ambulance crash that killed partner

Susanna Kelly was charged with careless driving, failure to drive with due care and improper lane change in the death of Marina DeSteno Challeen



$21M settlement reached in Texas EMS agencies, hospital whistleblower suit

East Texas Medical Center, Paramedics Plus and Emergency Medical Services Authorities agreed to a settlement in a suit that alleged an illegal kickback scheme



Backup 911 plan in works for SC county after family loses home in outage

Beaufort County residents were unable to reach 911 via mobile devices last week after lightning struck a cellphone tower, causing an outage



5 critical thinking skills crucial to EMS professional development

Continuous skills development is the key for emergency responders staying current in a changing world



Couple shares ‘first kiss' through CPR

Andi Traynor and Max Montgomery shared their first kiss when Traynor gave Montgomery CPR after he went into cardiac arrest



Stranger leaves money for paramedics, thanks them for blocking drive

“Thank you for blocking my driveway to save a life. Refreshments on me,” the note read



Mass. paramedic trains responders in Stop the Bleed before dying of cancer

Richard Knowlton trained Truro Fire Department staff and lifeguards on bleeding control less than two months before succumbing to cancer



Video catches man vandalizing FDNY ambulances with swastikas

Surveillance footage shows the man drawing swastikas on an ambulance and walking away



Minn. nursing home cited after 4 nurses fail to perform CPR on patient

State investigators found that four Chris Jensen Health and Rehabilitation Center nurses failed to attempt resuscitation last May of a patient who died



Sheriff: Gunman kills 2, then himself at Fla. video game tourney

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said authorities believe 24-year-old David Katz of Baltimore carried out the attack at the Jacksonville Landing

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