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We Often Forget to Say Thank You and Sometimes It's Too Late

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Tom Gerdy

Sometimes it takes a lot of words to make a point but at other times a few sentences will do. Kevin McRae worked with my son on the Washington, DC department.

Those Who Make It Possible

Anita Casalina | Posted 09.09.2014 | Impact
Anita Casalina

On days when you get to relax and have fun gathering with your friends and family for picnics and maybe some fireworks, give a few minute thoughts to those who keep us safe while we do it.

Celebrating Everyday Heroes This National First Responders Appreciation Day

Chief Bob Harvey | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Chief Bob Harvey

All of our nation's defenders, including firefighters, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and law enforcement, can find comfort in knowing that we protect America's communities as best as we humanely can. And so, with National First Responders Appreciation Day on the horizon, I encourage you to pause and say "thank you" to those who, without fail, show up.

On 9/11, Remember the Importance of First Responders

Nancy Brown | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

"More people are growing up wanting to become EMTs and paramedics, many of them inspired by the events of Sept. 11. We've also had siblings and children of people who were involved that day join our ranks."

Should I Pull Over When an Ambulance Is Coming in the Other Lane?

Quora | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Ross Cohen, EMT Yes, you should. Please do.Short Answer:Our goal is to bypass traffic as qui...

Jobs Where People Work The Most For The Least

24/7 Wall St. | Michael B. Sauter, Charles B. Stockdale | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The average person in the U.S. works just over 2,000 hours per year, or 39.5 per week, and is paid $37,128 per year, according to ...

A Day In Haiti's Hospitals

Matthew Sheard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Sheard

The local and international medical workers here in Haiti are performing miracles every day. But the resources aren't adequate. Babies are still dying from poverty and lack of medical care.

As Obesity Rises, Our Military Shrinks

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

In what I think may be the most poignant picture of the obesity epidemic, it was reported today that 3 out of 4 military-age Americans are unfit for service.