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Medics must learn the difference between perfectionist and control freak

EMS 1 Daily News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 12:15

It has long been my observation that the medics who refuse to allow their EMT partners to do anything on scene are often the medics that could most use the help

Categories: General EMS news

Many U.S. Women Live Far from Gynecologic Cancer Care

MedlinePlus Health News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 12:00

Long distances may impede evaluation, treatment, researcher says



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Health Disparities, Women's Health

Categories: Health news

Most Americans Back Ban on Powdered Alcohol, Poll Finds

MedlinePlus Health News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 12:00

Adults worried that teens will be more likely to abuse alcohol in this form
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse, Underage Drinking

Categories: Health news

Smoking Blamed for Half of Deaths from Major Cancers in People Over 35

MedlinePlus Health News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 12:00

Eighty percent of lung cancer deaths linked to smoking, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Smoking

Categories: Health news

Mich. EMTs to get higher wage as fire dept. switches from paid to volunteer

EMS 1 Daily News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:58

The proposal is a result of increasing EMS calls in the area and the need to pay EMS providers a competitive wage

Categories: General EMS news

Fire damages Derry home

Union Leader - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:48

A fire, the result of the careless disposal of smoking materials, caused 50,000 in damage to a Pingree Hill Road home Sunday morning, according to fire officials.

Categories: Local news

3 Pa. fire departments discuss merger

EMS 1 Daily News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:30

A volunteer fire department may join a two-community department in order to increase manpower, have a stronger presence in the region and cut insurance costs

Categories: General EMS news

Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Parkinson's and Essential Tremor

MedlinePlus Health News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:06

For use after medication alone proves inadequate
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Parkinson's Disease

Categories: Health news

Medical News Today: 'Cannibal disease' study pinpoints gene responsible for CJD resistance

Medical News Today - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:00

Researchers investigating kuru, a brain disease associated with cannibalism, have discovered a genetic mutation that provided mice with resistance to both the disease and CJD.

Categories: Health news

Medical News Today: Underage drinking is decreasing in popularity, report suggests

Medical News Today - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 11:00

Despite a significant fall in levels of underage drinking between 2002 and 2013, a new report finds that alcohol remains the most widely used substance of abuse among youths.

Categories: Health news

Minn. teen dies after wisdom teeth extraction

EMS 1 Daily News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:34

A 17-year-old girl went into cardiac arrest during the extraction

Categories: General EMS news

Breastfeeding and Dental Health

MedlinePlus Health News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:27

Source: HealthDay -
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breastfeeding, Child Dental Health, Orthodontia

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2 teens severely injured in separate NC shark attacks

EMS 1 Daily News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:08

A 12-year-old girl lost part of her arm and could lose her left leg; a 16-year-old boy's arm was amputated and he was airlifted to a hospital

Categories: General EMS news

Medical News Today: Parkinson's brain implant approved by FDA

Medical News Today - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 10:00

A new implantable brain stimulation device has been given approval for reducing the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor.

Categories: Health news

2 brothers drown; ambulance breaks down en route to hospital

EMS 1 Daily News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:46

The boys' father and bystanders performed CPR; medics continued to provide care while waiting for another ambulance to continue the transport

Categories: General EMS news

Ambulance breaks down transporting boys pulled from water

EMS 1 Daily News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:46

The boys' father and bystanders performed CPR; medics continued to provide care while waiting for another ambulance to continue the transport

Categories: General EMS news

Ambulance overturns to avoid furniture on highway

EMS 1 Daily News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:35

Two medics suffered minor injuries after swerving to avoid a lawn chair that fell from a truck in front of them

Categories: General EMS news

Breast-Feeding May Have Dental Benefits, Study Suggests

MedlinePlus Health News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:00

But kids also had fewer 'misaligned' teeth if they reduced pacifier use, researchers say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Breastfeeding, Child Dental Health

Categories: Health news

U.S. Hospitals Seeing More Kids with Self-Inflicted Injuries

MedlinePlus Health News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 09:00

Cutting is the most common problem, followed by firearm injuries
Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mental Health, Self-harm

Categories: Health news

Medic sues when same-sex spouse denied medical benefits

EMS 1 Daily News - Mon, 06/15/2015 - 08:56

He has been trying since 2011 to get coverage from the ambulance district for his partner; a similar case is pending in Missouri involving a firefighter

Categories: General EMS news

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