EMTs Save Lives And Money By Carrying $20 Alternative To EpiPen

EMTs Save Lives And Money By Carrying $20 Alternative To EpiPen

While the soaring cost of the EpiPen has been making headlines for the last few weeks, dealing with that cost has been a problem for emergency medical services, which have to be ready to save the lives of patients having severe allergic reactions. Keeping every ambulance equipped with the kits is an expensive proposition, though, and one local government found a solution three years ago that it shares with colleagues across the country. [More]

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Fire Department Called To Untangle Girl’s Fingers From Target Shopping Basket

A trip to Target turned into quite the ordeal for a young Michigan girl over the weekend when the local fire department had to be called to unsnarl her fingers from a shopping basket. [More]

Paramedic Steals Credit Cards From Patient, Goes On Shopping Spree At Target

Paramedic Steals Credit Cards From Patient, Goes On Shopping Spree At Target

A Cleveland paramedic was arrested last week after being caught on video using credit cards she had stolen from an 87-year-old patient, according to The Plain Dealer. Tiffany Forte, age 32, has been working for the Cleveland Emergency Medical Services for the last seven years. A police statement says she was seen on video surveillance at Target and Marshalls racking up $1000 worth of charges while wearing her EMS t-shirt. Details, inside…