Paramedics, firefighters and EMTs, who often experience work-related PTSD and depression, have significantly higher rates of suicide than the general population. And in many jurisdictions across the country, they aren’t receiving the mental health services they need.
Paramedics with the most experience with cardiac arrest achieve the highest survival rates in patients.
It scares the hell out of me that we will not have another generation of good cops coming onto police departments because of the hatred and political environment. I don't want any of our family members or friends to join the police department, but I also don't want to live in a country where the people who should have been the cops don't want to be anymore.
California's Alameda County takes a more holistic approach to health care.
Mike DeWindt and Steve Lucero explain what their jobs entail.
I decided to sit up, run some fingers through my matted hair, and, at the very least, cross my legs delicately at the ankle -- even if it felt like I was giving birth to Balrog triplets. And that's when it happened. A fart with the supernova velocity and resonance of the Hella Supertone Air Horn unexpectedly erupted from me.
Five months ago, Nufar Gross was on the battlefield treating wounded soldiers. The 33-year-old IDF paramedic spent her summer providing medical treatment to both wounded soldiers and civilians during the Operation Protective Edge, which lasted 50 days.
And especially for all those who risk their lives at night to keep us safe, warm and comfortable, we should all say a special thanks and prayer for safety. Because being up all night is interesting, and sometimes profitable. But it's almost never preferable. And I speak from experience.
As I glanced up the stairs, the crowd of tweens suddenly parted and down rolled this jacket-clad snowball of a boy right at me. Luckily, I was standing in the middle of the stairs. By reflex, my body traveled back to high school and struck the pose of a third-baseman fielding a ground ball.
"Medicine is the bridge to working together. We're all people and there's absolutely no difference between us," added Bruria Adini, the director of the BGU program. "We need a joint and collaborative response that can save lives."
The reason? She had pledged not to speak until the end of Shabbat on Saturday night, reports Haaretz. According to Haaretz
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UPDATE: We have received concerns that the man in the video below is mentally disabled, but according to a scoop by Urlesque