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How to Eat Healthy on an EMS Budget

One major hurdle for EMS personnel trying to eat healthy on the job is cost. What does this mean to your efforts to purchase nutritious food? Short answer: You need to find ways to eat well on the che...

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FEATURED ARTICLES FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY

What Are Sports Injuries?

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“Sports injuries” are injuries that happen when playing sports or exercising. Some are from accidents. Others can result from poor training practices or improper gear. Some people get injured when they are not in proper condition. Not warming up or stretching enough before you play or exercise can a...

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Facts About ASD

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability  that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. There is often nothing about how people with ASD look that sets them apart from other people, but people with ASD may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in ...

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A Fast Track to Treatment for Stroke Patients

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After a stroke, timing is everything in the race to save the brain, yet many patients aren't diagnosed and treated quickly enough to prevent permanent disability or death. Now many hospitals are adopting new strategies to speed up care, which studies show improves the odds for patients who have a st...

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Clot Removal Device w/Meds for Stroke

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In most patients suffering a potentially devastating stroke triggered by a blood clot, retrieval of the clot with a medical device along with the standard drug therapy restored blood flow to the brain and reduced rates of death and disability, four new clinical trials have demonstrated. The latest r...

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Paramedics 1st line of treatment for stroke

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NIH study demonstrates feasibility of getting drugs to stroke patients faster There is no time to waste when it comes to stroke. The more time that passes between stroke onset and treatment, the worse the outcome is for the patient. A study designed to test the benefits of early administration of ma...

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Children & Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix

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Study finds more than 40 percent of emergency calls to U.S. poison control centers involve children under 6 The potential dangers of energy drinks, those highly caffeinated beverages that promise to stave off sleepiness, are well known, but a new study suggests that even young children are at risk. ...

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