2006-02-07

Magen David Adom News

Incidents of Police Violence and Abuse Continue to Surface
Arutz Sheva - Israel
... to defend.". It has now been learned that even Magen David Adom (MDA) medical teams were not immune to police attacks. Shalom Galil ...

A Brutal Police Riot in Israel
Arutz Sheva - Israel
... Yet, Israel's emergency medical service, Magen David Adom, said that 219 people had been treated for injuries and that 169 wounded were evacuated to hospitals ...

bicyclist news

Motorists who killed bicyclist pleads guilty to manslaughter ...
Virginian Pilot - Norfolk,VA,USA
CHESAPEAKE -- A 54-year-old Chesapeake woman pleaded guilty today to a drunk driving accident last summer that killed a bicyclist on South Military Highway. ...

BICYCLIST SERIOUSLY INJURED IN CONCORD CRASH SUNDAY
CBS 5 - San Francisco,CA,USA
A bicyclist was seriously injured in a collision that closed a Concord intersection for about four hours Sunday night, Concord police reported today. ...

Traffic accidents claim lives of bicyclist, 3 others
Chicago Tribune - United States
CHICAGO -- Police were seeking the driver of a van that killed a bicyclist in a hit-and-run accident in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, Chicago police said ...

Texting Teen Pleads Guilty To Killing Bicyclist
cbs4denver.com - Denver,CO,USA
(CBS4) HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. A teenaged driver who was text messaging when he killed a bicyclist pleaded guilty Monday. The accident ...

Bicyclist struck
Mercury-Register - Oroville,CA,USA
Bicyclist Chris Ruggle of Chico is treated for two broken ribs and a broken scapula by medics after he was hit by a car. He was ...

EMS News

EMS's long ride draws complaint
Kansas City Star - MO,USA
... EMS No. ... The crew's territory is one of the city's busiest, although no reserve ambulances had to be activated to cover while EMS No. ...

WestJet's Calgary headquarters evacuated
CBC Calgary - Calgary,Alberta,Canada
... About 50 people who were in the building at the time had to leave. EMS spokesman Mike Plato says paramedics assessed more than 30 people. ...

First Coast Goes Red for Women - Heart Attack Warning Signs For ...
First Coast News - Jacksonville,FL,USA
... Emergency medical services (EMS) staff can begin treatment when they arrive -- up to an hour sooner than if someone gets to the hospital by car. ...

Wai'anae crash kills 2, injures 1
Honolulu Advertiser - Honolulu,HI,USA
... said. He soon lost consciousness and was taken to The Queen's Medical Center in critical condition, according to EMS personnel. ...

cyclist news

47 countries, one cyclist
Vail Daily News - Vail,CO,USA
VAIL - Matthew Cull, who has spent 22 years traversing the globe on a bicycle, will be in Vail Thursday to speak of his experiences. ...

Teen driver sentenced in cyclist's death
Rocky Mountain News - Denver,CO,USA
CASTLE ROCK -- A 17-year-old driver who was text-messaging when he hit and killed a cyclist last November was sentenced to nine days in jail and four years ...

emergency medical services news

Emergency worker finds calling by accident
Muskogee Daily Phoenix - Muskogee,OK,USA
QUESTION: What are some ways the public can avoid getting into a situation where they need to call on emergency medical services? ...

More requests to cut programs enacted, but some remain a tough ...
GovExec.com - USA
... The Emergency Medical Services for Children program was founded in 1985 with a $2 million line item offered by Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee ...

INJURED MAN LINKED TO KILLING
Honolulu Advertiser - Honolulu,HI,USA
... according to police. A woman drowned at Ko Olina Resort yesterday, Emergency Medical Services personnel said. The woman, believed ...

URBAN CHAOS: Riot Response Announced
IGN - Brisbane,CA,USA
... Fight alongside members of the Police Department, Fire Dept, and Emergency Medical Services and save the city's citizens using unique weaponry and defensive ...

Help sought for first responders
Norristown Times Herald - Norristown,PA,USA
... Sept. 11, terrorist attacks in the United States, according to county emergency medical services Director David P. Brown. "This ...

emergency medical service news

New procedure cuts to heart of matter
Loveland Herald Reporter - Loveland,CO,USA
... "We're saving a lot of time, and time is tissue when it comes to your heart," said Randy Lesher, Thompson Valley Emergency Medical Service's assistant ...

Bill riles medical mistake victims
Salt Lake Tribune - United States
... Sponsored by Sheryl Allen, R-Bountiful, Emergency Medical Service Provider Tort Reform would amend state law to give such medical personnel a higher level of ...

German Air Rescue "Team DRF" report 34,408 missions completed in ...
Rotorhub (press release) - Burnham,UK
... eV/German Air Rescue) and its partners in the air rescue alliance TEAM DRF operate 42 HEMS bases (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) and more than 50 ...

EMT News

RETIRING EMT'S CONCERNS RESORT COMMUNITY
KPVI-TV - Pocatello,ID,USA
Ambulance service in Lava Hot Springs could be in danger if new volunteers don't step up. In. June, six of the resort town's 14 volunteer ...

Rule out the most serious problems first in an emergency
Staten Island Advance - Staten Island,NY,USA
... Usually, the paramedic, nurse, EMT, doctor or other caregiver will explain the necessity of tests and why it's important to look for the "big" stuff first. ...

ambulance news

Ambulance 'bungle caused death'
NEWS.com.au - Australia
ANOTHER ambulance bungle has resulted in a second fatality, with the death of a heart attack victim at a gym before help arrived, the New South Wales ...

Study links ER overcrowding to ambulance diversions
WSTM-TV - Syracuse,NY,USA
ATLANTA America's emergency rooms are so overcrowded that, on average, one ambulance every minute is diverted away from the nearest hospital. ...

Baby dies 'waiting for ambulance'
NEWS.com.au - Australia
QUEENSLAND health authorities have launched an investigation after a 14-month-old girl died while waiting for an ambulance. The ...

Maoists Shoot at Ambulance in West Nepal
NewsLine Nepal - Kathmandu,Bagmati,Nepal
By Sudip Gautam, DANG: The Maoists opened fire at an ambulance carrying a patient in Dang on Sunday, the first day of the weeklong closure. ...

Heart attack victims 'too embarrassed to call ambulance '
BreakingNews.ie - Cork,Ireland
The research, by experts at Trinity College, Dublin, found many men were too embarrassed to call an ambulance but were on the verge of collapsing by the time ...

Eliminating DUI for Bicyclists & Equestrians

I personally think that this is a pretty stupid idea. It's simply a symptom of the "bike are toys" mentality. Bike riders need to be treated just like operators of any other motor vehicle.

The fact is that a drunk on a bicycle can cause a serious accident very easily, they're not just a danger to themselves. Same thing goes for someone on a horse.

This is all not to mention that a law like this simply encourages irresponsible drinking in general.

AP Wire 02/06/2006 Horses, bikes may be removed from drunken driving hammer

bicycle news

UPDATE: JURY DELIBERATIONS TO BEGIN IN BICYCLE CASE
CBS 5 - San Francisco,CA,USA
Jurors will begin deliberations Tuesday in a civil trial regarding the sale of allegedly defective bicycles by Wal-Mart, their distribution by a San Rafael ...

Bicycle tour to roll into Salida June 22
Mountain Mail Newspaper - Salida,CO,USA
Officials announced the 419-mile route Sunday. The bicycle tour of the Colorado Rockies will begin June 18 in Cortez and finish June 23 in CaƱon City. ...

Wheelie good way to prevent bicycle theft (Minehead)
Avon and Somerset Constabulary - Portishead,Bristol,UK
... PCSO Tipper said: "A few moments spent marking your bicycle mean it has a much greater chance of being returned to you if you are unlucky enough to have it ...

Concord cyclist struck, injured
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
... said. Just before 8 pm a man on a bicycle was struck by a sedan on Port Chicago Highway near Sixth Street, Concord police said. ...

Horses, bikes may be removed from drunken driving hammer
Aberdeen American News - Aberdeen,SD,USA
PIERRE, SD - Tipsy bicycle and horse riders should not have to worry about being prosecuted under drunken driving laws, the state Senate decided Monday. ...

paramedic news

Abusive patient attacks paramedic
BBC News - UK
An attack on a paramedic left part of County Armagh short of ambulance cover, the Ambulance Service has said. A male ambulance crew ...

Tree fell on vehicle
Stawell Times News - Stawell,Victoria,Australia
... Stawell Ambulance Paramedic Greg Hallam said the accident reinforced the message that people should only drive in the fire affected area if absolutely necessary ...

Hirings anticipated for police, fire departments in Russellville
Russellville Courier - Russellville,AR,USA
... Civil Service Commission invoked an emergency clause during its regular meeting Tuesday to allow Russellville Fire Chief Dennis Miller to hire a paramedic. ...

bicyclist news

Bicyclist killed after hitting SUV
Orlando Sentinel - Orlando,FL,USA
OSCEOLA COUNTY -- A bicyclist died Friday evening, after riding into the side of an sport utility vehicle on US Highway 192, the Florida Highway Patrol said. ...

CARTERET COUNTY Bicyclist killed in NC 24 accident
Jacksonville Daily News - Jacksonville,NC,USA
A Newport man on a bicycle was killed early Sunday morning when he was struck by a car, according to the NC Highway Patrol. Robert ...

Magen David Adom News

Ambulance Driver Claims 'Seriously Injured Policeman' a Media Lie
Arutz Sheva - Israel
(IsraelNN.com) An Efrat resident working as a Magen David Adom ambulance driver claims that media claims that a policeman was "seriousy injured" during the ...

5 Wounded in Sunday AM Stabbing Attack
Arutz Sheva - Israel
(IsraelNN.com) Magen David Adom emergency medical service officials report a male in his 40s is in critical condition with multiple stab wounds over his entire ...

A brutal police riot in Israel
Enter Stage Right - Sudbury,Ontario,Canada
... While a spokesman for Israel's emergency medical service, Magen David Adom, said that 219 people had been treated for injuries and that 169 wounded were ...

cyclist news

Concord cyclist struck, injured
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
By Cassandra Braun. A cyclist is in serious condition after being hit tonight by a car, police said. Just before 8 pm a man on a ...

Pedal cyclist killed by JUTC bus
radiojamaica.com - Jamaica
A pedal cyclist was killed after he was hit by a JUTC bus on Washington Boulevard, Kingston 20 Saturday. He has been identified ...

The electronic cyclist
San Bernardino Sun - San Bernardino,CA,USA
The basic Edge 205, which lists for $250, measures a cyclist's speed, distance, time, calories burned, climbs and descents. The ...

Newsmakers | Rocker Crow and cyclist Armstrong issue joint ...
philly.com - Philadelphia,PA,USA
Lance Armstrongand Sheryl Crow have split, the couple announced in a joint statement released Friday night in Austin, Texas, where Armstrong lives. ...

EV cyclist takes pulse of border
East Valley Tribune - Mesa,AZ,USA
By Emily Gersema, Tribune. When Ryan Riedel graduated from Arizona State University last year, he didn't want a job where he would sit in an office all day. ...

emergency medical services news

Police Charge Paramedic With Porn Possession
North Country Gazette - Chestertown,NY,USA
COLONIE---A paramedic for the town's Emergency Medical Services Department has been charged with possessing more than 500 images of child pornography on his ...

Couple share in saving lives
Honolulu Star-Bulletin - Honolulu,HI,USA
... The two were hired by the city's Emergency Medical Services in 1999, but wed in 1998 while going through the grueling paramedics program at Kapiolani Community ...

Woman dead and man critical in domestic dispute
Honolulu Star-Bulletin - Honolulu,HI,USA
... to the Waianae Comprehensive Center in critical condition and then airlifted to the Queen's Medical Center, an Emergency Medical Services supervisor said. ...

emergency medical service news

Boyle judge-executive candidates sound off
Danville Advocate - Danville,KY,USA
... Now, Montgomery said he sees budget problems in the jail, the Boyle County Sheriff's Department, solid waste department and the Emergency Medical Service. ...

EMT News

Gay bar attack victim 'just confused'
Boston Herald - United States
... "I'm just confused how this could have happened," said EMT Robert Perry last night after learning Robida had allegedly shot and killed a police officer ...

ambulance news

Ambulance Driver Claims 'Seriously Injured Policeman' a Media Lie
Arutz Sheva - Israel
(IsraelNN.com) An Efrat resident working as a Magen David Adom ambulance driver claims that media claims that a policeman was "seriousy injured" during the ...

Ambulance corps is back on road after two years
Times Herald-Record - Middletown,NY,USA
New Windsor - The New Windsor Volunteer Ambulance Corps is back, and like the title character in that old Broadway musical "Hello Dolly," they're vowing never ...

Firefighter's family rejects ambulance response concerns
ABC Regional Online - Australia
The family of a Junee firefighter critically injured in the New Year's Day blaze has rejected claims a delay in an ambulance response exacerbated his condition ...

Homes as ambulance sites upset neighbors
East Valley Tribune - Mesa,AZ,USA
Scottsdale's incoming ambulance company welcomed itself to the neighborhood by quietly converting two houses into ambulance stations. ...

Monsey-based ambulance company looks to expand
The Journal News.com - Westchester,NY,USA
... Faced with a growing population in its Monsey and New Square service area, the ambulance company Chevra Hatzoloh of Rockland County is planning to build a ...

EMS News

Carlisle plans re-vote on fire/ EMS levy
Middletown Journal - Middletown,OH,USA
... If voters approve the continuing replacement and increase 3.8-mill fire and EMS levy, it would replace Carlisle's current 2-mill fire levy and the 1.8-mill ...

Taxpayers have an interest in EMS plan
Daily News - Galveston County - TX,USA
Are Texas City and the new regional emergency medical service on the mainland treating private ambulance companies and their customers right? ...

paramedic news

Police Charge Paramedic With Porn Possession
North Country Gazette - Chestertown,NY,USA
COLONIE---A paramedic for the town's Emergency Medical Services Department has been charged with possessing more than 500 images of child pornography on his ...

MORE than 1000 wannabe Big Brother housemates attended the reality ...
Glasgow Sunday Mail - UK
... a Dalek costume. The 40-year-old paramedic, of Penicuik, Midlothian, said: "I thought this would catch the producer's eye. But I ...

bicycle news

Canadian company helping to get 200 bikes to African aid workers ...
Calgary Sun - Canada
By MIKE OLIVEIRA. TORONTO (CP) - A Canadian bicycle company is helping to get 200 bikes to African aid workers in a bid to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS. ...

Freeing the city from traffic snarls and smog
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
... Most of the money will be spent on capital works, including new bicycle paths along major roads, widening footpaths in the city and constructing a pedestrian ...

bicyclist news

Rossford motorist pleads not guilty in bicyclist's death
Toledo Blade - Toledo,OH,USA
... charges related to a Jan. 15 crash that killed a Perrysburg bicyclist and injured another cyclist. Defense attorney Adrian Cimerman ...

Teen bicyclist run over by bus on NCCo road, killed
The News Journal - Wilmington,DE,USA
The bicyclist and a DART bus were both going south on Marsh Road. which was closed for three hours between Veale Road and Carrcroft Boulevard. ...

Driver vs. bicyclist: 2 stories emerge
Marin Independent-Journal - San Rafael,CA,USA
A San Anselmo bicyclist who claims his vision was impaired in an accident with the driver of a pickup truck was portrayed as a fabricator and risk-taker by the ...

Bicyclist Struck, Killed by Dart Bus
6abc.com - Philadelphia,PA,USA
February 4, 2006 - A man is dead after he is hit by a bus while riding his bike. The deadly accident happened in Brandywine Hundred, Delaware Friday night. ...

Magen David Adom News

Update on Petach Tikvah Stabbing Attack
Arutz Sheva - Israel
According to Magen David Adom emergency medical service official Eli Bin, all the victims are being transported to nearby Beilinson Hospital. ...

Stabbing Attack in Petach Tikvah
Arutz Sheva - Israel
... Three or four persons were wounded in a stabbing attack in a minibus in front of 90 Jabotinsky Street in Petach Tikvah Magen David Adom emergency medical ...

Three wounded in stabbing on minibus in Petah Tikva
Jerusalem Post - Israel
... other passengers. Magen David Adom ambulances arrived on the scene and evaucated the wounded to Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva.

Four People Wounded in Sunday AM Stabbing Attack
Arutz Sheva - Israel
... One victim is in critical condition, one serious, one moderate and one light, Magen David Adom emergency medical service officials report. ...

Rocket hits kibbutz
Edmonton Sun - Canada
... The baby suffered shrapnel wounds and was described as being lightly to moderately injured by the Magen David Adom rescue service. ...

cyclist news

Sheryl Crow and cyclist Lance Armstrong split
Bosh - New York,NY,USA
The seven-time Tour de France champion has three children from a previous marriage. It would have been Crow's first marriage reports CNN. ...

Crash kills cyclist on training ride
Houston Chronicle - United States
By ANNE MARIE KILDAY. A 39-year-old NASA engineer was killed Saturday while leading members of the Pearland Cycling Club on a training ...

Long-distance cyclist shares adventures in Asia
Vail Daily News - Vail,CO,USA
Vail - On a bike, solo and unsupported, is Matthew Cull's preferred mode of transportation around the globe. In 1984, Australia ...

Car skids, kills cyclist near LB airport
Long Beach Press-Telegram - Long Beach,CA,USA
By Tracy Manzer, Staff writer. LONG BEACH -- A 38-year-old bicyclist was killed Friday afternoon when he was struck by an out-of ...

emergency medical services news

Carlisle plans re-vote on fire/EMS levy
Middletown Journal - Middletown,OH,USA
... have another opportunity Tuesday in a special election to decide whether the city should have a combined fire and emergency medical services department with 24 ...

Local engagements, weddings and anniversaries
Naples Daily News (subscription) - Naples,FL,USA
... High School and Edison College. She is a lieutenant paramedic for Collier County Emergency Medical Services. The groom, son of Karen ...

Trauma centers are better lifesavers
Columbus Dispatch - Columbus,OH,USA
... But Mike Glenn, assistant administrator for the the state's Emergency Medical Services division, expects the number of Ohio trauma centers to level off and ...

emergency medical service news

The diagnosis: very robust
New Milford Times - New Milford,CT,USA
... peers. Hospital employees and Emergency Medical Service staff, as well as members of local fire departments, will be honored. The ...

Taxpayers have an interest in EMS plan
Daily News - Galveston County - TX,USA
Are Texas City and the new regional emergency medical service on the mainland treating private ambulance companies and their customers right? ...

ambulance news

Ambulance service admits error
Newstalk ZB - New Zealand
St John Ambulance says it regrets an incident in which the wrong ambulance was sent to a crash, which killed two people and left two others seriously injured. ...

Avoid endowment ambulance-chasers no matter how big your emergency
Scotland on Sunday - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
... privacy law. So I have been somewhat irked to find myself being bedeviled with calls from so-called endowment ambulance-chasers. My ...

Boy dies in road mishap; couple hit by ambulance
Visayan Daily Star - Dumaguete City,Philippines
... was hit by a speeding vehicle- for-hire in Guihulngan town, while a couple on board a motorcycle suffered injuries when they were bumped by an ambulance of the ...

Victims waited beside dead bodies in 111 delay
New Zealand Herald - New Zealand
By David Fisher. Two seriously injured women waited 35 minutes for help after a car crash - even though an ambulance station was just eight minutes' drive away. ...

Ambulance service provides AED assistance
MyWebTimes.com - Ottawa,IL,USA
With one phone call, Julie Stear saved Deer Park Elementary School at least $1,500 that was needed to purchase an automated external defibrillator. ...

EMS News

Crawford County EMS to purchase ambulance
Pittsburg Morning Sun - Pittsburg,KS,USA
... At the regular meeting of the Crawford County Commission on Friday, Crawford County Sheriff Sandy Horton and EMS Director Joey Adams presented two sealed bids ...

Five children escape from fire at home
Pittsburg Morning Sun - Pittsburg,KS,USA
... Crawford County EMS transported a fireman, who injured his knee while extinguishing the fire, to Mt. Carmel Regional Medical Center. ...

FIRE: Complex was almost ready
Richmond Times Dispatch - Richmond,VA,USA
... We're hoping to have something wrapped up sometime next week," Division Chief Robert Phipps of Hanover Fire- EMS said late yesterday. ...

paramedic news

Paramedic's actions are wrong
Charlotte Observer - Charlotte,NC,USA
Q. I am a paramedic. Many of my patients suffer from ailments that are not strictly medical: hysteria, hypochondria or loneliness. ...

Medic says she did nothing wrong
Greenfield Daily Reporter - IN, USA
"I have done nothing wrong," said Rinehart, who has been a full-time paramedic since 1998. ... "A paramedic would not override that. ...

I-35 closed Monday and Tuesday at Hwy. 6
Waco Tribune Herald - Waco,TX,USA
... PARAMEDIC North Bosque EMS is currently seeking aF/T Paramedic for the C....(more). NIGHTCLUB - Help Needed. Bartenders, Bouncers, & Waitstaff. ...

bicycle news

Wife of resort owner sentenced for bicycle fatality
Daily Herald - Provo,UT,USA
... to three years' probation, with conditions that include payment of fines, no driving and 320 hours of community service -- performed with bicycle safety and ...

Man dies in SUV, bicycle collision
Brazosport Facts (subscription) - Clute,TX,USA
ALVIN -- A 39-year-old Pearland man is dead after his bicycle collided with a sports utility vehicle 8:45 am Saturday on East CR 190, more than a half-mile ...

Two against four: the war of the wheels
Globe and Mail - Canada
... And yet on the streets of downtown Toronto, where he plied his trade as a bicycle courier, he was a ragged king, respected for his fearlessness in traffic, his ...

Closing arguments in trial over claims of defective levers
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
... In his closing arguments, Webb showed the jury a photo of a beaming 8-year-old Allen Abplanalp, of Vernal, Utah, as he sat on his new bicycle from Wal-Mart on ...

bicyclist news

Woman Sentenced in Bicyclist's Death
KSL-TV - Salt Lake City,UT,USA
... Josie Johnson. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The woman convicted of fatally hitting a bicyclist in 2004 learned her fate this morning. A ...

BREAKING NEWS: Bicyclist Hit By Police Car Downtown
News4Jax.com - Jacksonville,FL,USA
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A police car has struck a bicyclist in front of the Ed Ball Building this morning at the 200 block of North Hogan downtown. ...

Plea agreement withdrawn in bicyclist's death
Toledo Blade - Toledo,OH,USA
A Monclova Township man, convicted last month of aggravated vehicular homicide for an accident that killed a bicyclist last year, yesterday withdrew from the ...

Bicyclist killed in crash with bus
The News Journal - Wilmington,DE,USA
By ANDRE L. TAYLOR. A bicyclist in his 20s was hit by a bus and killed about 6:15 pm today near Marsh and Wilson roads, Brandywine Hundred. Sgt. ...

Magen David Adom News

Palestinian rocket hurts baby, father
Ottawa Sun - Ottawa,Ontario,Canada
... withdrew from the coastal strip this summer. The baby was lightly to moderately injured, said the Magen David Adom rescue service.

4 family members injured in Qassam strike in south
Ha'aretz (subscription) - Tel Aviv,Israel
... down a plaster wall. Magen David Adom ambulances arrived at the area and began treating the injured. Palestinians fired a second ...

Baby hurt in rocket attack
Ynetnews - Israel
... evacuees. A Magen David Adom ambulance service dispatched to the scene discovered the baby hurt in the attack is his grandson. In ...

cyclist news

Motorist fined over death of top Australian cyclist
Radio New Zealand - Wellington,New Zealand
A court in the east German town of Greiz has fined a teenage female motorist for causing a car crash that left top Australian cyclist Amy Gillett dead and five ...

Probation for driver in death of cyclist
Salt Lake Tribune - United States
WEST JORDAN - The prosecution of a woman who hit and killed bicyclist Josie Johnson in Big Cottonwood Canyon ended Friday amid tears, hugs and declarations of ...

Twilight, but no finale yet for veteran Kelly
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
WHILE champion cyclist Shane Kelly admits to having thoughts of retirement on his mind, the 34-year-old is adamant the Melbourne Commonwealth Games will not be ...

\emergency medical services news

Medical copter crash part of growing trend
Indianapolis Star - United States
... by itself does not rule out flying, according to Ron Fergie, a 20-year veteran pilot and president of the National Emergency Medical Services Pilots Association ...

Food Pantry moving to new site
South Brunswick Post - South Brunswick,NJ,USA
... Its new home will be the Municipal Building on Route 522 in the room once occupied by the township's Emergency Medical Services and used to store old records ...

Grant Memorial hires new doctor
Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune - Keyser,WV,USA
... During his career in Emergency Medical Services, Valley saw challenges that emergency service personnel experience in both rural and urban areas. ...

emergency medical service news

2005 was a busy year for Scottsboro Fire
Scottsboro Daily Sentinel - Scottsboro,AL,USA
... The department answered 1,127 rescue and emergency medical service incidents, including 91 motor vehicle accidents with injuries. ...

CPR course especially for you
Muskogee Daily Phoenix - Muskogee,OK,USA
... your family. Muskogee County Emergency Medical Service is offering two free CPR classes at the Civic Assembly Center. The morning ...

EMT News

Chief seeks waiver to reduce paramedics
Norton Mirror - Milford,MA,USA
... allows ambulances to respond to emergency calls with less than two paramedics, or with one paramedic and one Emergency Medical Technician ( EMT), classified as ...

Emergency responders testify in Zacher trial
WHEC-TV - Rochester,NY,USA
Two EMT's with the Greece Volunteer Ambulance and a firefighter from the Lakeshore Fire District talked about the grisly scene at the Zacher home. ...

ambulance news

Ambulance crews call off action
BBC News - UK
The decision was announced after a new pay offer was made following a day of talks between employers and unions. Industrial action ...

Ambulance issues being resolved, officials say
Chillicothe Constitution Tribune - MO, United States
Progress appears to be taking place in an effort to improve ambulance service in the community with talks ongoing among representatives from the hospital, city ...

Ambulance crews set for strike action
ic Solihull.co.uk - Solihull,UK
By Kathryn Richards. STRIKE action by ambulance crews in the West Midlands is set to begin next week in a dispute over pay and conditions. ...

New ambulance equipment will save minutes
Portland Tribune - Portland,OR,USA
The next savings, Andrews says, must come from outside. The majority of heart-attack patients arrive at hospitals by ambulance. ...

Residential sprawl affects ambulance gap
Shreveport Times - Shreveport,LA,USA
In that light, it's hard to argue with Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran's plan to move an ambulance from the Ellerbe Road area in southeast Shreveport north toward ...

EMS News

Children Struck By Car, Critically Hurt
W*USA 9 - Washington,DC,USA
... Friday night. DC Fire and EMS says a speeding car hit the children shortly before 9 pm at South Capitol and Atlantic streets. One ...

Fire Chief Wants Ambulances
The Ledger - Lakeland,FL,USA
LAKELAND -- When a Lakeland resident has a medical emergency and calls for help, both a Lakeland Fire Department truck and a Polk County EMS ambulance are sent ...

paramedic news

Town suspends paramedic after child porn charges
Albany Times Union - Albany,NY,USA
COLONIE -- A town paramedic charged with felony possession of child pornography last week has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of the criminal ...

Chief seeks waiver to reduce paramedics
Norton Mirror - Milford,MA,USA
... Gomes was given the approval so that he may seek what is called an Intermediate Paramedic Waiver from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, which ...

Sequim's Van De Wege to challenge Buck again for state ...
Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News - Port Angeles,WA,USA
... will be very supportive.''. Van De Wege, a 31-year-old firefighter/paramedic with Clallam County Fire District No. 3, ran against ...

Medical copter crash part of growing trend
Indianapolis Star - United States
... Boonville. The patient, who was being transported from Huntingburg to Evansville, died. The pilot, paramedic and nurse were injured. The ...

EMT News

Arizona City Fire- EMT Log 2/01/06
Casa Grande Valley Newspapers - Casa Grande,AZ,USA
Jan. 21: EMT crews responded to the report of a male patient, 57, suffering from abdominal pain at the 8200 block of Mystery Drive. ...

Woman's Arm Severed In Car Accident
Lex 18 - Lexington,KY,USA
... Sheila Vice, a nurse's aide, and an off-duty EMT from another county stopped to help, and put a tourniquet on Dotson's arm to stop the bleeding. ...

bicycle news

Countywide pedestrian and bicycle transportation plan presented
Amador Ledger-Dispatch - Jackson,CA,USA
... are cited as the primary barriers to walking and bicycling in Amador County, according to the draft Amador Countywide Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Plan ...

This bicycle club is built for comfort, not speed
Fort Wayne News Sentinel - Fort Wayne,IN,USA
... There was Donovan Dawson, the 34-year-old pioneer and leader of this ride, wheeling up in his red-rimmed black low-rider custom bicycle, complete with fuzzy ...

Udupi-Manoor: Bicycle-rider Run over by Car, Dies on the Spot
Daijiworld.com - Mangalore,India
... Chandrashekhar Mayya (50) was riding his bicycle when a Maruti car from Kerala on its way to Mumbai rammed into the bicycle from behind. ...

Trek Unveils 'Portland' Bicycle
KOIN.com - Portland,OR,USA
PORTLAND -- Portland is the only large city in the US to receive gold status from the League of American Bicyclists, but cycling advocates and city officials ...

Clearfield County Woman Killed On Bicycle
WJACtv.com - Johnstown,PA,USA
... She says when she ran out to help she found a victim lying along the roadway next to a bicycle. While the victim's name is not being ...

cyclist news

Cyclist Kersten happy with selection
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
... suppose.". Track cyclist Joel Leonard confirmed he is strongly considering an appeal and road rider Russell Van Hout could do the same. ...

French set to take on Kelly in Wheelrace
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Australian cyclist Mark French takes a much-anticipated step in his comeback on Saturday night when he competes against Shane Kelly at the Austral Wheelrace. ...

emergency medical services news

County names interim medical director
North County Times - Escondido,CA,USA
... officials announced Wednesday that Dr. Bruce Haynes will temporarily take over as medical director of the county's emergency medical services department, a ...

Growth stretching city's emergency departments
Turlock Journal - Turlock,CA,USA
... from 2004 by 70 calls. The majority of the calls were for emergency medical services according to Langley. "We've seen an increase ...

Ambulances: no quick fixes
Edmonton Sun - Canada
... Emergency Medical Services chief Steve Rapanos said there are no "quick fixes" that could prevent red alerts from happening again.

Chief seeks to fire paramedic
Greenfield Daily Reporter - IN, USA
... McQueen has recommended that paramedic Theresa Rinehart be fired after the county's new medical director banned her from providing emergency medical services ...

bicycle news

Supreme Court upholds drunken driving conviction of bicycle rider
Aberdeen American News - Aberdeen,SD,USA
PIERRE, SD - South Dakota's drunken driving laws apply to intoxicated bicycle riders, the state Supreme Court said Thursday in a ruling that could spur the ...

DEFENDANTS BEGIN CLOSING ARGUMENTS AT MARIN BICYCLE TRIAL
CBS 5 - San Francisco,CA,USA
The defendants will begin their closing arguments in Marin County Superior Court Friday morning at a civil trial involving nine families who sued Wal-Mart and ...

Teenagers in coma after bicycle mishap
Daily Express - Kota Kinabalu,Sabah,Malaysia
Kota Kinabalu: A SMK Tun Fuad Stephens student and his friend are in a coma following a collision between their bicycle and a lorry in front of Hospital Mesra ...

Child's screams prevent bicycle from being stolen
Pasadena Citizen - Pasadena,TX,USA
Pasadena police are investigating an attempted robbery in which a teen allegedly tried to take a bicycle from an 8-year-old boy. ...

USA : Chrome introduces new line of urban bicycle riding clothing
Fibre2fashion.com - India
... The designs by President Mark Falvai bring a style other wise left out of the bicycle market or lacking when related to urban technical clothes. ...

ambulance news

Man dies as ambulance goes to wrong address
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
A man suffering a heart attack died waiting for an ambulance when an emergency vehicle was mistakenly sent to a northern NSW address instead of a Sydney ...

Mendocino Coast Ambulance Service program forming
Fort Bragg Advocate-News - Fort Bragg,CA,USA
A group of citizens is forming a nonprofit organization to replace Mendocino Coast District Hospital's ambulance program, which will be discontinued in the ...

'No quick fix' for ambulance crunch
CBC Edmonton - Edmonton,Alberta,Canada
... waiting to be admitted. City officials blame the province for shortchanging them on funding for ambulance services. The city is ...

Ghiz seeks ambulance answers
CBC Prince Edward Island - Charlottetown,Prince Edward Island,Canada
... Liberals have added their names to the growing list of people who want details on how the province chose the top bidder for a new Island-wide ambulance service ...

Ambulance corps CEO steps down
Connecticut Post - Bridgeport,CT,USA
SEYMOUR -- Seymour Ambulance Association Chief Executive Officer James Dinsch resigned from the corps' board of directors Wednesday in a stinging letter that ...

emergency medical service news

COPTER CRASH
Anderson Herald Bulletin - Anderson,IN,USA
... taken care of. "This is the first crash we've had with our emergency medical service helicopters," Hochhalter said. It is ...

Municipal leaders meet to discuss potential of countywide sales ...
Mountain Mail Newspaper - Salida,CO,USA
... said. A countywide fire and emergency medical service must be put to the voters, Wingert said, adding, "We're not there, yet.". ...

Report: 'substantial' savings seen with EMS services plan
Allentown Messenger Press - Allentown,NJ,USA
WASHINGTON -- A developing plan to separate emergency medical service from the Fire Department is drawing derision from the firefighters' union and fire ...

EMS News

Peters files suit: Former Fritch EMS director sues city, Williams
Borger News-Herald - TX, USA
... The former Fritch EMS Director is suing for unspecified damages for lost wages, lost future wages, lost future earning capacity, damage to business and ...

Fire, EMS Spar Over Ambulance Locale
Queens Tribune - New York,NY,USA
Tensions are flaring up between FDNY officials and the rank and file over a plan that could scatter an Astoria-based group of EMS workers into several ...

EMS-ready VFD
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh,PA,USA
... The department, which responded to 564 EMS calls and 168 fire calls in 2005, began operating its own round-the-clock advanced life support system in mid ...

DC Fire and EMS to Revise Patient Evaluation Methods
WTOP - Washington,D.C.,USA
WASHINGTON -- DC Fire and EMS will soon be implementing new procedures to help better assess patients. The revised procedures come ...

bicyclist news

Bicyclist injured in accident
Orlando Sentinel - Orlando,FL,USA
ORANGE COUNTY -- A bicyclist was in critical condition after being struck by a car on Colonial Drive, the Florida Highway Patrol said. ...

Rossford man indicted in bicyclist's death
Toledo Blade - Toledo,OH,USA
BOWLING GREEN - A Rossford motorist who struck and killed a bicyclist on State Rt. 65 was named in an indictment filed this morning ...

Critical Mass bicyclist aids police hurt in collision
The Villager - New York,NY,USA
By Jefferson Siegel. For months cyclists participating in the Critical Mass rides have expressed concern about potential injuries ...

Authorities ID bicyclist killed in Elk Grove
Sacramento Bee - CA, USA
Sacramento County Coroner's officials have identified Jeremy Dang, 13, as the bicyclist killed Wednesday night in an Elk Grove accident, authorities said. ...

Fatal attack on bicyclist by mob rattles Reedley
Fresno Bee (subscription) - Fresno,CA,USA
By Donald E. Coleman / The Fresno Bee. A mob attack and beating death of a longtime Reedley resident who was riding his bicycle has ...

paramedic news

Chief seeks to fire paramedic
Greenfield Daily Reporter - IN, USA
Greenfield Fire Chief Lewis McQueen has recommended that paramedic Theresa Rinehart be fired after the county's new medical director banned her from ...

Father's backseat delivery praised
Australian - Australia
... Paramedic Caz Haymes said on ABC radio the father did a great job. "He was waving us down with a lot of enthusiasm," Ms Haymes said. ...

Medical helicopter crashes in Indiana
Chicago Tribune - United States
... The pilot, nurse and paramedic on board the PHI Air Medical helicopter when it crashed shortly before 2 am had to be cut out of the wreckage, which was ...

New rules have paramedics smiling again
Mississauga News - Mississauga,Ontario,Canada
... Rob Schembri, a long-time Peel paramedic and president of the Peel Paramedic Association, said he was happy with the changes and looks forward to working with ...

Magen David Adom News

Soldier in elite unit dies in parachuting accident
Jerusalem Post - Israel
... unsuccessful and fell to the ground. Magen David Adom medics pronounced his death at the scene. The army said the Military Police ...

Amona violence injures at least 219
Jerusalem Post - Israel
... and the rest lightly injured. Magen David Adom set up a field infirmary and 162 people were evacuated. Of the wounded, one policeman ...

Israeli troops, settlers battle as homes are torn down
Combined Jewish Philantropies - Boston,MA,USA
... pitted mounted police and officers in full riot gear against the outpost's settlers, said Zaki Elner, an official with Israel's rescue service, Magen David Adom ...

paramedic news

City paramedic avoids jail time after stealing patient's pills
News-Herald.com - Willoughby,OH,USA
A Mentor firefighter/paramedic won't spend any time behind bars for stealing painkillers from a patient's house. Eric Latz, 37, of ...

Bad apples haven't spoiled beleagured ambulance company
Norristown Times Herald - Norristown,PA,USA
... A paramedic was released of her duties last week after photographs of victims were discovered on the Internet with derogatory remarks posted, allegedly by the ...

PCC adding program for paramedics
Pratt Tribune - Pratt,KS,USA
By Gale Rose of the Tribune Staff. Anyone in the Pratt area wanting to become a paramedic will no longer have to travel to learn the necessary skills. ...

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Magen David Adom News

Woman killed when hit by truck at Lod crosswalk
Ha'aretz (subscription) - Tel Aviv,Israel
... height of his cab. A Magen David Adom ambulance team rushed to the scene but attempts to resuscitate the woman failed. In the past ...

At Least 220 Protestors Injured in Amona; Two Seriously
Arutz Sheva - Israel
... Most of the wounds are head injuries. Magen David Adom reports that at least two youths were seriously injured by police in the confrontation in Amona. ...

Jewish Liberal wins third term in Winnipeg riding
Canadian Jewish News - North York,ON,Canada
... She co-chairs the group Liberal Parliamentarians for Israel and was involved in the drive to have Israel's Magen David Adom accepted into the International ...

cyclist news

Cyclist now scuffling for privacy
Globe and Mail - Canada
... Both Ms. Hollinsworth and the motorist are excoriated for their roles in the altercation, but the cyclist has garnered more sympathy and support. ...

Judge refuses to change cyclist's sentence
Monterey County Herald - Monterey,CA,USA
A Monterey County judge denied a probation termination request Wednesday for internationally known cyclist Jonathan Boyer, who four years ago pleaded guilty to ...

Cyclist killed in crash with car
Hunts Post - Huntingdon,England,UK
A CYCLIST was killed in St Neots on Monday evening after a collision with a car. Karl Clarke, aged 23, of River Road in Eaton Ford ...

Cyclist Biswas calls on Azad
Webindia123 - India
Ram Chander Biswas, who is on world tour on a bicycle for the past 24 years spreading message of peace and communal harmony, called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief ...

EMT News

EMT describes chilling crime scene
WROC - Rochester,NY,USA
... Zacher's Greece home on Camron Drive. Falkner said he and 2 other EMT's were there to help. Falkner described seeing about one liter ...

Officials fill hole in EMT training Kit ensures piercings don't ...
nwitimes.com - Munster,IN,USA
BY CHRISTINE KRALY. SCHERERVILLE | A group of firefighters gathers around a man sporting a nose ring. The situation looks harmless ...

emergency medical services news

Insurance-only billing of residents for services
Community Press - Florence,KY,USA
In November of 2005, the residents of Colerain Township showed overwhelming support for their Fire and Emergency Medical Services, by passing a 4.34 mill, five ...

Effort to amend bill on emergency services board fails
Indianapolis Star - United States
A bill that would create a Marion County board to save money on fire and emergency medical services came a step closer Tuesday to passing in the state Senate. ...

Ex-soldier shot in face at home
Trinidad & Tobago Express - Port-of-Spain,Trinidad and Tobago
... gunshots. Neighbours who heard the commotion came out of their homes and called the police as well as the Emergency Medical Services. ...

Seneca County Commissioners to meet today
Tiffin Advertiser Tribune - Tiffin,OH,USA
... The commissioners are to meet with Seneca County Dog Warden Lonnie Jaynes at 10:30 am and Seneca County Emergency Medical Services Director Roy Myers. ...

bicycle news

SD Senate Approves Horse/Bicycle DUI Measure
KELOLAND TV - Sioux Falls,SD,USA
South Dakota lawmakers think it's better to have drunks on horses and bikes instead of behind the wheel. The state Senate Judiciary ...

No charges filed in deadly bicycle accident
News 14 Carolina - Raleigh,NC,USA
... Harder. The report states the bus and the bicycle were in both in the travel lane headed west when they collided. Investigators ...

Recycled Bicycle Chains and Hard Drives
Gearlog - New York,NY,USA
Resource Revival, an Oregon-based company, collects bicycle chains and wheels and recycles them to create their own unique products. ...

The 2006 Thule T2 Becomes the Benchmark in Bicycle Hitch Racks.
PR Leap (press release) - Chula Vista,CA,USA
... sales manager, said "Platform style hitch racks have become very popular for their fast load times and ability to accommodate a wide range of bicycle styles. ...

ambulance news

Mayor urges action on ambulance issues
Edmonton Sun - Canada
Mayor Stephen Mandel is calling on the province to fork over more cash to improve ambulance response times. The call came after ...

Ambulance crews set to strike
Inside Public - London,UK
Ambulance crews in Shropshire and the West Midlands are set to stage a series of strikes later this month in a dispute over pay. ...

Life sentences for ambulance murder: brawl was sparked by gang war ...
Enfield and Haringey Independent - UK
Four men who beat a New Southgate man to death in the back of an ambulance have been jailed for life. Eugen Breahna, 26, of Brownlow ...

Ambulance service rejects response time criticism
ABC Regional Online - Australia
The NSW Ambulance Service has rejected claims a delay in transporting an injured firefighter from Junee exacerbated his condition. ...