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Emergency Medical Technicians

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."

Door-to-Balloon Time Shorter With EMT Diagnosis: Heart Month -- Day 24

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Hospitals and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) have been implementing strategies to decrease door-to-balloon (D2B) time. Not familiar with D2B? It's the term for the time it takes to get a heart attack victim to the hospital for a cardiac angioplasty procedure (heart cath).

Jewish Women Seek To Join All-Male EMT Corps

AP | By CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 11.28.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK -- Most Orthodox Jewish women avoid touching men except direct relatives. They don't sit next to men on buses or even at weddings. They have ...

Watch: Man Survived 96 Minutes Without A Heartbeat

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

In January, 54 year-old Howard Snitzer suffered a heart attack outside of a grocery store in Goodhue, Minn. Luckily, two first responders were across ...

WATCH: This Man Survived After 96 Minutes With No Pulse

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.17.2011 | Home

In January, 54 year-old Howard Snitzer suffered a heart attack outside of a grocery store in Goodhue, Minn. Luckily, two first responders were across ...

Eutisha Revee Rennix, Unborn Baby Die After Being Ignored By EMTs On Coffee Break

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Paramedics Accused Of Molesting Patients

AP | DANNY ROBBINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DALLAS — They answer the call 24-7, often risking their own safety to rescue the sick and injured and rush them to the hospital. But some parame...