Paramedics under investigation after not immediately tending to teen with gunshot wound to head

Erin Carey, who was shot in the head and severely wounded, was covered with a sheet and left unattended as paramedics treated others hit by gunfire at a party Paige Fry, Jeremy Gorner and Madeline Buckley Chicago Tribune The Chicago Fire Department said Tuesday it was “not acceptable” for paramedics to leave a teen unattended after he was [...]

By |2018-06-20T19:36:30+00:00June 20th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

40 Things Only EMS Workers Will Understand

About to eat, sleep, or have a life? Tones drop. Posted on June 3, 2014, at 7:58 a.m. Sarah Karlan BuzzFeed News Reporter 1. When you're off duty but hear a noise that sounds justlike your call tones. whatshouldwecallparamedicine.tumblr.com 2. When you get scheduled with your best buddy. sooziq.com 3. Entertaining yourself while on standby. 4. When the tones drop, but [...]

By |2018-06-03T17:21:46+00:00June 3rd, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Critical Condition: Inside Pfizer’s Drug Supply Problem

How a much-touted acquisition by America’s biggest pharmaceutical company helped turn the country’s chronic drug shortage into a full-blown crisis. By Erika Fry May 22, 2018 This February Ruth Landau, an obstetric anesthesiologist at ­Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, was making rounds when she got a disturbing call from one of the hospital’s pharmacists. [...]

By |2018-06-01T17:33:40+00:00June 1st, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Doctors alarmed by ancient HTLV-1 virus – Dangerous ancient virus spreading in Australia

An ancient virus infecting residents across Australia’s Northern Territory is leaving death and despair in its path, and doctors are now calling for greater efforts to stop the spread of infections. The rates of human T-cell leukemia virus type 1, or HTLV-1, infection are exceeding 40% among adults in remote regions of central Australia, with indigenous communities being [...]

By |2018-05-14T06:29:21+00:00May 14th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Ecstasy could be the latest PTSD treatment as early as 2021

The idea of using recreational drugs to treat health problems is picking up the pace. Recent research has shown how psychedelic drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms can be used to treat depressive symptoms, marijuana can treat pain and seizures, and even highly hallucinogenic drugs like DMT could have therapeutic benefits in the future. According to a new [...]

By |2018-05-06T07:49:43+00:00May 6th, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

Cocaine users’ faces could rot away as drug is being laced with de-worming chemical

Be warned, this report contains graphic images some may find distressing Fears have been sparked by a report suggesting huge amounts of the A-class drug cocaine has been laced with de-worming chemicals which could rot users faces away. The drug which is commonly snorted through the nose is being cut with a chemical called levamisole [...]

By |2018-05-03T19:32:06+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Articles|0 Comments

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