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  • Teen inspires new law Buena High School graduate, local fire chief help pass SB 1201

    05/24/2017 7:24:58 AM PDT · by SandRat · 17 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Monique Brand
    PALOMINAS — A Sierra Vista teen is the face of a new law that will help ease the scare of helping others. Jennifer Fonseca’s journey began in 2015 while hiking at Ramsey Canyon with two family members. During the trek, they encountered an injured person who was not breathing. Each person in Fonseca’s group performed CPR on the individual until first responders — including the Palominas Fire District — arrived. Unfortunately though, the injured hiker succumbed to his injuries. “For a 16-year-old, that is a lot to take in,” Fonseca, 18, said. “We tried to help him, regardless of how...
  • Photo Posted To Paramedic’s Instagram Account Prompts Outrage

    12/20/2014 1:05:50 PM PST · by stevie_d_64 · 15 replies
    CBS ^ | December 18, 2014 | Todd Quinones
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some city officials are upset over a photo posted to Instagram by a West Philadelphia paramedic, showing two black men pointing a gun at a police officer and describing police as “the enemy.” ~snip~ The paramedic has since taken the photo down and responded on Facebook saying that he deeply apologizes and that he did not mean to hurt his brothers in blue or offend anyone. It is not known at this time if the paramedic will be disciplined.
  • Interview with IDF medic who was first on scene of Itamar massacre

    03/22/2011 5:28:55 PM PDT · by ventanax5 · 3 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | Carl in Jerusalem
    Here's a transcript of an interview with Sgt. Edi Itelman (pictured), who is an IDF medic, who was first on the scene at the home of Udi and Ruti Fogel HY"D (May God avenge their blood) on the night that they and three of their children were massacred in Itamar. The interview took place a few hours ago (I missed it) and the transcript was sent to me by one of the participants.
  • Medic shooter witness appeal_(Guns in UK)

    12/07/2008 2:40:52 PM PST · by Flavius · 10 replies · 516+ views
    bbc ^ | 5 December 2008 | bbc
    The police are appealing for witnesses after a paramedic was shot at in Portsmouth while treating a man who had fallen from a lorry. video at the link
  • Md. Man Charged With Terrorism Conspiracy {Trained in Pakistan }

    08/04/2005 7:16:21 PM PDT · by Qaz_W · 6 replies · 445+ views
    The Jackson Channel ^ | August 4, 2005 | N.A.
    BALTIMORE -- Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged a Maryland man with conspiracy to provide information to terrorists. The U.S. Attorney's Office of the Southern District of New York said Thursday afternoon that Mahmud Faruq Brent, also known as Mahmud Al Mutazzim, is in federal custody in New York. He was arrested Thursday in Newark, N.J. Brent, of Baltimore, faces charges of conspiring to provide resources to Lashkar-e-Taiba, which has been linked to bombings in India, from 2001 through the current year. Federal authorities, along with the Baltimore Joint Terrorism Task Force, searched Brent's northwest Baltimore residence following the arrest. Federal...
  • 4 Dead, 2 Deputies Hurt In Tampa Shooting

    06/07/2008 2:04:41 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 6 replies · 320+ views
    Tampa Tribune ^ | 6-6-08 | Mike Wells
    At least two men and two women are dead, and two Hillsborough County deputies are wounded after a pair of related shootouts in the Carrollwood area, the Hillsborough sheriff's office said today. Investigators are working two homicide scenes in the area of Linebaugh Avenue and Henderson Road, sheriff's spokesman J.D. Callaway said. The gunman, Jorge Orlando Bello Garcia, was fatally shot by deputies, according to Callaway. Neighbors said they knew the man seen leaving the house after the shooting as George and that he had lived at the Elmfield Drive house, though they didn't know his last name. One neighbor...
  • The Trouble With Henry (Controversy About Heimlich for Drowning and Asthma Victims)

    01/06/2005 5:35:20 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 1 replies · 430+ views
    Metro ^ | January 6 | Shane Johnson
    Controversy doesn't deter prominent doctors from hailing the enigmatic Dr. Heimlich SINCE CO-DISCOVERING the "sub-diaphragmatic thrust" in 1974, Dr. Henry Heimlich's namesake maneuver has irrefutably saved the lives of thousands of choking diners the world over. But despite dogged self-promotion, Heimlich's subsequent medical maneuvers have been thoroughly panned by the medical intelligentsia. Along the way, the 84-year-old Cincinnati-based thoracic surgeon has allied himself with a small band of respected medical professionals, including the director of the Salt Lake County Health Department from 1971 to 1993, Dr. Harry Gibbons. The two met in 1974 when Gibbons, an aerospace physician by trade,...
  • Paramedic is back after amazing recovery

    06/23/2004 7:56:53 AM PDT · by rface · 1 replies · 167+ views
    The barrier standing between wounded paramedic Mary Seymour and her return to her life's work wasn't a psychological one. She'd been gunned down because she happened to be one of the first rescue workers on the scene of a house fire where a hidden gunman waited nearby to unload his arsenal. But the question troubling her when she started work again this week wasn't, “Will I be too scared?” She wondered: “Can I carry that first patient down two flights of stairs?” People still talked of her miraculous recovery from the two bullets that broke four of her ribs and...
  • Disabled NYC Paramedic Faces Termination

    09/11/2002 5:41:16 AM PDT · by joesnuffy · 6 replies · 130+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Sept 11 '02 | Jon Dougherty
    DAY OF INFAMY 2001 Disabled NYC paramedic faces termination Injured on duty 9-11, says pain prevents him from returning to work Posted: September 11, 2002 1:00 a.m. Eastern By Jon Dougherty © 2002 An officer in the New York City Fire Department's Emergency Medical Services division who was injured while on duty Sept. 11 says that the city is denying him benefits by refusing to recognize disabilities that prevent him from returning to work. Lt. Marc Weinstein, a paramedic supervisor, said he was badly injured when the No. 7 tower in the World Trade Center complex collapsed some hours...