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Ambulance Advancements

Critical Advancements Made in Patient Transportation

Ambulance Advancements

A recent article by Shawna Whooley was released titled, “More than just a litter: Advances in patient transport.”  As our world continues to advance technologically, so does the equipment for patient transportation, working hard to make ambulance transport smoother and more comfortable for patients.

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Health Careers and Pensions

Health Careers and Pensions

Health Careers and Pensions

Before starting a career, it’s important to think about the future – Is there room for advancement in this career? What are my retirement plan options?  Will I have a pension?  These are all important questions that you’ll want to ask yourself before you decide to devote yourself to any career. 

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Promotional Exam

Promotional Exam for Fire Departments

Promotional Exam

Most people pick a career where there is room advancement after a few years.  As a firefighter, there are a few ways of promotion: the oldest method which is by popular vote, being selected by the fire chief, chief officers, or a written and/or oral examination.

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Lower Blood Pressure

Steps To Lower Your Blood Pressure

Lower Blood Pressure

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, heart disease takes the lives of more than 375,000 Americans annually. 

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History of CPR

The History of CPR

History of CPR

When we think of CPR, we rarely think of how it all came to be. Here you will find information dating back to 1740 and the history of CPR.

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PA Teen Gives Ump CPR

PA Teen Gives Ump CPR

PA Teen Gives Ump CPR

On June 8, 2015, Mike Brodzinski, a 16-year old from Pennsylvania, was in the middle of a recreation baseball game when he realized that the game’s umpire had collapsed.  As a volunteer firefighter, Brodzinski took his training, and put it to use and helped save a life. 

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