An Ode to the EMS Whacker

You’ve probably seen him wandering the exhibit hall at an EMS conference, or sat next to him in a lecture. He’s wearing a uniform shirt or jumpsuit from his volunteer agency, complete with Minitor...

For You EMS Types…

… there’s a new column up on EMS1. Ignorance and Apathy in EMS Providers Read, enjoy, comment.

#LivesBeforeLunch Campaign Disguises Corporate Interests As “Community Organization”

Yesterday I detailed the “Lives Before Lunch” online media campaign against the EMS Worker Bill of Rights (AB-263) launched by American Medical Response (AMR). As I mentioned towards the end, it is demoralizing for an...

Inside EMS Podcast: Lives Before Lunch?

In this week’s episode of Inside EMS, co-host Chris Cebollero and I discuss California bill AB263, the so-called EMS Workers Bill of Rights. The bill proposes to guarantee EMS workers dedicated meal and rest...

#LivesBeforeLunch Anti-EMS Worker Bill of Rights Campaign Launched By AMR

On June 19, 2017 EMS1.com published a press release from American Medical Response regarding their opposition to the EMS Worker Bill of Rights (AB-263) in California. The online media campaign has been named “Lives...

The Medical Journal of Australia is Scammed by Acupuncturists

Also to be posted on ResearchBlogging.org when they relaunch the site.   Acupuncture has been thoroughly studied in high quality studies. The result is that we know, yes we know, that acupuncture is just an elaborate...

Activated Charcoal – The New EDM Trend?

While perusing Facebook I came across an article with this very interesting picture titled The Lemonade Drink Will Make You Feel ‘Industry’ AF from EDM.com. From the article: Everyone knows dancing and drinking go together...

Learning From Pain & Long ED Wait Times

How can we benefit from painful experiences? Take a listen to Jim’s thoughts and why a 7 hour ED wait is just plain non sense.   Click here to subscribe, review and comment on iTunes. It...

Intoxicated Man Who Leaped From Ambulance Sues City

The New York Post has an article detailing a recent lawsuit filed against the City of New York by Staten Islander Yaugeni Kralkin who leapt from an ambulance that was transporting him while he...

Business Insider Decries Paramedics Despite Being Defended By Airline, Airport, And Other Passenger Accounts

There was recently an incident at the Twin Cities Airport, Minnesota that was covered by the StarTribune yesterday with the headline EMT removed dying woman down aisle of crowded plane. In the course of...