Randy Nichols serves as an AMR paramedic, director of education, and fleet mechanic in LaGrange, Georgia.
The National Fire Protection Association reports that sudden cardiac death accounts for about 45 percent of firefighter deaths in comparison to 15 percent in conventional jobs.
Specialized washers for turnout gear, better quality protective hoods, and education are some of the ways fire departments are trying to keep their members cancer-free.
Five Questions With: Tim Perkins, Manager of the Virginia Division of Community Health and Technical Resources
The landscape of EMS is changing to an integrative and preventive model. The Virginia OEMS wants to help lead it there.
Our rates are high, but a new web intervention may help.
Residents and businesses can create profiles providing medical information, emergency contacts, floor plans and more so dispatchers can relay vital information to responding agencies.
Johnson County first responders have developed a regional UAS response team of drone pilots to improve emergency response efforts.
A Consumer Reports investigation in 2017 revealed 68% of air ambulance crashes were connected to four of the largest air medical companies.
Augusta dispatchers receive so many unnecessary calls that Gold Cross EMS writes off $1 million per year for non-reimbursable calls.
Four of the victims are in critical condition, including a 13-year-old, and one of the suspected gunmen is dead.
Bay Medical Sacred Heart received the Mission: Lifeline Silver Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for its quality and timely treatment of heart attacks and strokes.
Eight passengers were pulled from the derailed cars and two others fell 34 feet to the ground.
Miami-Dade County's United Badges of Honor are assisting in recovery efforts and providing medical care to residents affected by the volcano eruption and ensuing mudslides.
A gunman is believed to have fired shots at cars on Highway 509 from the tree line near the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
On 62 occasions last year, police requested often unnecessary sedations, resulting in some patients experiencing respiratory or heart failures.
The Hurricane Palmetto exercise will incorporate facilities throughout the Lowcountry and Grand Strand on June 15 and 16.
The county sheriff taught 20 school nurses how to be prepared for a shooting scenario.
Muskogee County EMS officers received the Star of Life award from the American Ambulance Association for their professional excellence.
Drones that deliver AEDs to cardiac arrest victims are being tested in the U.S. and elsewhere.
Lightning strikes expected to accompany Tropic Storm Bud may worsen the wildfire that's only 15% contained.
Houston Fire Department member Jaron Black gives high dosages of vitamin injections to people suffering from the flu, cancer, or athletes who just want a health boost.
The Virgin Island territory was forced to cancel 30 out of 40 EMT interviews when last year's hurricanes hit, leaving the island with only 44 EMTs.
In the final episode of the series, Stephen is joined by firefighter/EMT David Wiklanski, a speaker and writer on behavioral health issues.
Seifarth brings 20 years of experience in EMS leadership at state and federal levels.