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Teen Jailed 13 Days ... Over A Pocketknife

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.10.2014 | Crime

A high school senior in Ohio is facing felony charges after officials at the technical school he was attending for firefighter training searched his v...

Life-Saving Skills Needed Earlier in Medical Education

David Greenky | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
David Greenky

Although EMT training may not make students instant stars in the emergency room, they are able to enrich their clinical experience by participating on the front lines of patient care.

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."

'Have You Ever Thought About How Contextual Luck Is?'

Felice Shapiro | Posted 10.22.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Have you ever thought about how contextual luck is?

TWEETS: Supporters Of Racist EMT Threaten Post Reporter

Posted 03.29.2013 | New York

After New York Post reporter Candice Giove confronted New York City EMT Timothy Dluhos about his secret, racist "Bad Lieutenant" Twitter account, the ...

'Blizzard Babies' Born During Epic Snowstorm

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.12.2013 | Parents

Baby Nohely Gonell was born on Saturday in Worcester, Mass., during a massive blizzard that barreled down on New England last week. But it took the he...

The Sacrifices Continue Following September 11 Tragedy

Gary A. Brown | Posted 11.11.2012 | Detroit
Gary A. Brown

Eleven years ago, our freedom was violated in a fatal, destructive manner. But we did not elevate to that level of hatred. Instead, we stood together with our fellow men, women and children to protect our nation and to recover.

A Lifesaver Goes Back to School

Eli Beer | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact
Eli Beer

For the first time, not only did I want to study academically, I couldn't get enough of it. Here I was in one of the best universities in the world listening to the highest level professors and learning so much.

'My Mom's Dying': 6-Year-Old Saves His Mom By Calling 911

Posted 02.15.2012 | Good News

Early on Jan. 19, Frankie Ford Jr. noticed something was wrong with his mom, Debbie. The mother of three was suffering a severe asthma attack in t...

Mentorship For Success: It's Not What The 'What' Is

Turnstyle | Posted 10.12.2011 | San Francisco
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

How Emergency Medical Training Helps At-Risk Youth

Turnstyle | Posted 09.26.2011 | San Francisco
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Seeing the World Through "Apocalypse Eyes"

Christal Smith | Posted 07.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Christal Smith

So you survived the second coming. As we embark on this post-Rapture era, don't you dare breathe a sigh of relief before hearing what Neil Strauss has to say.

Astoria Characters: The Big Guy With the Cute Beagle

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When Bob Koch walks in, Caesar, a benevolent Beagle with big eyes, is lounging in it. Up until Caesar's arrival 2½ years ago, it was Bob's chair. "Now, it's our chair," he says.

Jocks for Justice: John Carlos, Billy Hunter, and Keyon Dooling Speak Out for Wisconsin Workers

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Unions across the country are standing with the workers of Wisconsin. Count the National Basketball Association's Player's Association among their ranks.

The 10 Worst Jobs In America

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Though it's certainly not fair, some of the most physically challenging (and dangerous) jobs pay the worst salaries. At least that's what Careercast.c...

In Pressed Economy Volunteer Emergency Responders Dwindle

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

David Lavergne grew up in Indian Lake and joined the volunteer ambulance squad when he was 16. Sometimes his mom, who was the dispatcher, would call ...

Grand Junction Ambulance Joy Ride Ends In Arrest

Grand Junction Sentinel | Emily Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An ambulance ride to St. Mary's Hospital was delayed 30 to 40 minutes for one patient Thursday night as Grand Junction police searched for the keys to...

Many Kinds of Help in Haiti's Clinics

Matthew Sheard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Sheard

Today we did our first Clinic. We travelled a rocky and uneven road to a small village, Corridor 2. The Clinic was held in the family home of one of...

Trooper Fights Paramedics With Patient Still In Ambulance (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Oklahoma's Tulsa World newspaper reports on a bizarre scuffle this past week after a highway patrol officer pulled over an ambulance that was carrying...

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...