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Preparing for the next severe respiratory illness outbreak

In August 2014, a mysterious, influenza-like, severe respiratory illness started causing an increase in emergency room visits across the Midwest. It started in Illinois, Missouri, and Colorado, but later spreading to 49 states. 327 more words

Influenza

Emergency care in Africa: There is no free lunch...

Let hunger be ranked first because if you are hungry you cannot work! No, health is number one, because if you are ill you cannot work! 825 more words

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Currently reading: A Thousand Naked Strangers: A Paramedic’s Wild Ride to the Edge and Back

Author: Kevin Hazzard

When I look for a book written by a healthcare professional, the first criteria that must be met is simply a clever writing style. 142 more words

Medicine

Windsor police enter 'barricaded' apartment, save man hanging from a balcony

Windsor police rescued a man hanging off a balcony Tuesday after forcing their way into his barricaded apartment.

Police received a call around 2:30 p.m. about a man in distress in an apartment building. 100 more words

Local News

Saskatchewan Air Ambulance celebrates 70 years of service

It started with one plane, crewed by a pilot, a nurse and a flight engineer, flying into rural communities that often lacked a landing strip for the single-engine Norseman plane. 438 more words

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