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  • Seeing Is Believing

    It’s not always busy where I work. Let me rephrase that: I’m rarely busy, at least not in the conventional paramedic sense of busy-ness.

    Article • March 1st, 2012

  • Ticket to Ride

    The people you ride with who call themselves “Muddy Angels” come from all segments of the EMS system, but we’re all there for the same reason.

    Article • February 27th, 2012

  • People Profiles: Letting the Career Choose You

    Elliot Carhart was chosen by not one, but two, careers in EMS.

    Article • February 9th, 2012

  • FDNY Mourns Passing of Former EMS Chief John McFarland

    "He was a pioneer, striving for top-quality medical care that anyone could provide on the street," said FDNY Chief Medical Officer David Prezant.

    News • February 7th, 2012

  • Coach Class

    Retired but missing the game? Help someone still in it.

    Article • February 1st, 2012

  • Study Finds U.S. Firefighters Have Higher Rates of Obesity Than the General Public

    According to the NVFC study, the number of firefighters who are overweight, obese and unfit has risen to alarming levels in fire departments, both volunteer and career across the country.

    News • January 16th, 2012

  • Guest Editorial: Don't Open the Box

    EMS providers understand full well that while 4x4s stop the bleeding, there are wounds only laughter can heal.

    Article • January 12th, 2012

  • Four Decades of Service

    For 40 years, EMS World has delivered vital information to the prehospital profession

    Article • January 3rd, 2012

  • Trick or Trivia

    The true challenges of everyday EMS aren’t taught in schools. We need to replace interrogation about rads, rems and roentgens with scenarios concerning lifestyles of healthcare providers at home and at work.

    Article • January 1st, 2012

  • A Service Looks at 40

    “I have seen almost unimaginable advances,” says Acadian Ambulance founder.

    Article • January 1st, 2012

  • Cell Distraction

    Your access to and accessibility by phone are personal conveniences. Neither of those things has anything to do with that commitment you make every time you show up for somebody’s emergency.

    Article • January 1st, 2012

  • This Stuff Really Works

    EMS, fire and police come together to help an SCA victim.

    Article • December 22nd, 2011

  • Reader Meter

    Mike asked readers to share for a change. They delivered.

    Article • December 1st, 2011

  • EMS Reruns: The Argument

    Stretched too thin? Something’s gotta give.

    Article • December 1st, 2011

  • Take Your EMS Career from Good to Great

    Having–and putting into effect–a plan B for your career doesn’t mean you have to scrap your plan A.

    Article • November 17th, 2011