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5 pros and cons of cameras in ambulances

EMS 1 Daily News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 17:02

If we can’t afford two providers in the back of every ambulance on every call, maybe it’s time for video surveillance in the event of patient care lawsuits

Categories: General EMS news

Clinical scenario: A three-hour fall in the bathtub

EMS 1 Daily News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:31

You respond to a 65-year-old woman who says she can’t stand to get out of the bathtub, but has no other complaints. What are your next steps?

Categories: General EMS news

Gov. Hassan orders flags to half-staff to mark 911 anniversary

Union Leader - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:14

Gov. Maggie Hassan issued an executive order declaring Thursday as a Day of Remembrance to honor the victims, first responders and service members who died in the terrorist attacks 13 years ago.

Categories: Local news

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds

MedlinePlus Health News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:00

Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Obesity, Sleep Apnea

Categories: Health news

Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure

MedlinePlus Health News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:00

Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: High Blood Pressure, Nutrition, Weight Control

Categories: Health news

Study: Rare Blood Type May Slightly Raise Dementia Risk

MedlinePlus Health News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:00

But lifestyle factors play a bigger role, experts say



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood, Dementia

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Medical News Today: Memory loss more common in people with blood type AB

Medical News Today - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:00

Researchers have found that although people with blood type AB only make up 4% of the US population, those with this blood type are 82% more likely to develop memory problems.

Categories: Health news

In Derry, candidate who dropped from state Senate race won GOP primary

Union Leader - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 15:49

In Tuesday's Primary election, 3,306 voters, or approximately 16 percent of Derry's 20,126 voters, cast ballots, according to elections officials.

Categories: Local news

GT shares plunge as Apple taps other source for new iPhone display

Union Leader - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 15:19

Shares of GT Advanced Technologies Inc of Merrimack plunged in their heaviest-ever trading day on Tuesday after Apple Inc. said its new iPhone 6 would not feature screens made with GT's sapphire glass displays.

Categories: Local news

Gates Foundation pledges $50 million to fight Ebola

CNN.com - Health - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 15:12

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday it will donate $50 million to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Categories: Health news

Low-carb or low-fat? Doesn't matter

CNN.com - Health - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:55

Anyone who's ever attempted to lose weight knows the frustration of trying (and failing at) different diets. A recent study suggests any low-carbohydrate or low-fat diet can produce significant weight loss results.

Categories: Health news

Ocean State Job Lot now open in Nashua celebration planned Saturday

Union Leader - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:35

The new Nashua store is Ocean State Job Lot's 11th facility in New Hampshire.

Categories: Local news

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says

MedlinePlus Health News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:00

Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health, Health Checkup

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New Guidelines for Sickle Cell Disease

MedlinePlus Health News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 14:00

Recommendations emphasize use of drug hydroxyurea and transfusion treatments



Source: HealthDay
Related MedlinePlus Page: Sickle Cell Anemia

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Moving from a QA to QI program helps EMS managers focus on improvement, not blame

EMS 1 Daily News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:29

A shift in federal patient care guidelines toward the Quality Improvement method of review looks for performance deficits over multiple care scenarios

Categories: General EMS news

NY responders call for completion of 911 upgrade

EMS 1 Daily News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:04

Niagara County responders remain reliant on inadequate radios as public opposition slows work on two towers

Categories: General EMS news

N.Y. responders call for completion of 911 upgrade

EMS 1 Daily News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 13:04

Niagara County responders remain reliant on inadequate radios as public opposition slows work on two towers

Categories: General EMS news

San Antonio Fire Department to try community paramedicine

EMS 1 Daily News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:34

Union opposes the move saying firefighters respond to emergencies, not make house calls

Categories: General EMS news

Dan Tuohy's Granite Status Kuster, Hassan agree to debates

Union Leader - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:31

Setting sights on Nov. 4, Congresswoman Annie Kuster and Gov. Maggie Hassan agree to debate schedules with the Republican nominees, Marilinda Garcia and Walt Havenstein, respectively.

Categories: Local news

Audit: Calif. fire department needs to keep better count of narcotics

EMS 1 Daily News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:30

No drugs were missing and the fire chief says a new bar-code tracking system is in place

Categories: General EMS news

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