What is the right way to observe Memorial Day?

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 20:09:11 GMT
People have the right to do whatever it is that makes them happy, provided it does not infringe upon another's right to do the same

Appreciating our military: Veterans’ benefits pre-date America

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 20:00:01 GMT
The acknowledgment of the sacrifice given by military veterans began even before the U.S. was a country

Proposed program would help Chicago first responders buy city homes

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 19:51:29 GMT
The “public safety officer homebuyer assistance” program aims to improve safety in crime-plagued neighborhoods

Mercedes-Benz Superdome lit blue and gold in honor of EMS Week

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 18:39:29 GMT
EMS Week celebrations across New Orleans honor the commitment and dedication of EMTs and paramedics

Pilot dead after medical helicopter crash in Del.

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 18:03:57 GMT
The helicopter was going through a training flight when it went down

Community mourns loss of beloved paramedic

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 17:38:08 GMT
Bobby Don Shelton, 48, was honored with a motorcade of first responders

Orthodox Jewish paramedic sues hospital for no-skirt policy

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 17:24:25 GMT
Hadas Goldfarb claims she was discriminated for her religious beliefs

EMS, survivors meet: 'Without them I wouldn't be here'

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 16:25:48 GMT
About 12 survivors of sudden cardiac arrest were reunited with the EMS paramedics, firefighters and dispatchers who had a role in their survival

Former NFL player reunited with paramedics who saved his life

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 15:48:10 GMT
The retired football player thanked the two men who treated him after his career-ending injury

Okla. EMS personnel recognized for being 'difference makers'

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 15:44:26 GMT
In 2016, EMSStat responded to more than 22,000 calls and more than 17,000 transports

Ambulance taking man home crashes on road, killing patient 

Posted on Thu, 25 May 2017 15:03:59 GMT
The Mohawk Ambulance Service vehicle was traveling on the Western Turnpike when it crashed into a tree

Inside EMS Podcast: How to recognize lazy students, bad instructors

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 16:30:02 GMT
Join the discussion as our co-hosts break down the multiple issues with this challenge

University tackles paramedic, EMT shortage with new program

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 16:04:57 GMT
ECPI University hopes to decrease the number of unfilled positions with hands-on training

DC Fire and EMS celebrates EMS Week with CPR challenge

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 15:12:31 GMT
“May Madness” encourages responders to "own the code" and improve survival rates for cardiac arrest victims

Nextdoor, FEMA partner to bring emergency information to neighborhoods

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 14:42:37 GMT
The partnership enables FEMA to deliver hyperlocal, targeted emergency and disaster preparedness messages and information

Patient care, advocacy are powerful bedfellows

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 13:46:06 GMT
Jimmy Kimmel's story reminds us of the breadth of EMS' commitment to our patients

Event at gym aims to raise stroke awareness

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 13:28:44 GMT
The gym provides CPR and AED training and has a heightened concern about stroke because it has a number of older people who exercise at its branches

2 paramedics treated for exposure to heroin, fentanyl while on call

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 13:22:18 GMT
While preliminary tests indicate potential exposure to heroin and fentanyl, it is unclear how they were exposed

5 remain hospitalized after Times Square crash

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 13:13:29 GMT
Out of the five victims, one is in critical condition and another is in serious condition

Department receives American Heart Association’s highest EMS award

Posted on Wed, 24 May 2017 12:00:00 GMT
The department was selected for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks