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Happy new year?

The good news is according to the CDC life expectancy has hit a new high of 78.8 years. Women live an average of 81.2 years and men 76.4. The top ten causes of death in 2012 are the same as 2011.

Deer in the headlights

Deer season gives us a great opportunity to practice our defensive driving skills.

Cyber security and what you need to know

A glimpse into data security, and some concrete suggestions to help you do your job even better.

Safe transport of children

In order to transport children safely we rely on specialized equipment.

POCUS

It is estimated that Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is currently in use by 4.1% of EMS agencies and 21.7% are considering implementation.

Violence

How to protect yourself, treat and decontaminate your patients.

Traffic signs and signals

If all drivers would realize the importance of traffic signs and signals, and would observe them to the letter, driving would be a much happier experience.

Watch out for fatigue

Defensive driving requires you to know and understand the dangers of driving while overly tired or fatigued.

Dangerous conditions

Defensive driving tactics often require you to understand dangerous conditions and how to react to them when you are on the road.

If you're involved in an accident

Even the best defensive driving tips will not prevent all accidents. If you happen to be involved in an accident, follow a few simple rules.