Fla. First Responders Help Deliver Baby During Hurricane Irma

Fla. First Responders Help Deliver Baby During Hurricane Irma

Video Sep 11, 2017

An emergency crew responded to a call of a woman in labor in her home during Hurricane Irma.

The funds will benefit organizations along the Hudson River such as Rockland Paramedic Services, Nyack Hospital, and Maternal Infant Services Network.
Doctors participating in Minnesota's Medicaid program could face warnings and even removal from the program if they exceed the new dosage limit for more than half of their patients.
Tristan Meadows, leader for the campus group Students for Opioid Solutions, presented a bill to the UND School Senate to purchase 50 Narcan kits.
A whistleblower from Whiting Forensic Division of Connecticut Valley Hospital revealed dozens of workers played some role in the unprovoked abuse of a psychiatric patient.
Multiple gunshot victims, including students, were airlifted to hospitals after the gunman was fatally shot by law enforcement officers.
Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center's new ER facility features added beds, new equipment, and more space in the waiting room.
In an effort to curb the opioid epidemic, the new legislation allows hospitals to provide an emergency detox program for overdose patients until they find a treatment facility.
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Melinda Moroz's medical training with Priority Ambulance kicked in when she had to perform the Heimlich maneuver on a student who was choking on candy.
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First responders and residents who spent time near ground zero after the collapse of the Twin Towers are eligible for treatment and compensation for illnesses caused by toxins in the air.
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Early recognition, technology, and teamwork result in record-setting door-to-balloon times in Bedford County.
Various protocol changes in hospitals' emergency departments have decreased patient waiting time and ambulance diversion time.
ER doctors performed CPR and used an AED on a man who went into cardiac arrest at the sandwich shop they stopped at for lunch.