Seven Ways to Laugh for Stress Relief

Seven Ways to Laugh for Stress Relief

Good work-life balance is something most people strive for. But when you work in one of the most stressful jobs in the healthcare field, finding that balance presents a challenge. You work hard, often long, irregular hours. Then you go home to family obligations,...
Healthy Meals When Work Keeps You Moving Nonstop

Healthy Meals When Work Keeps You Moving Nonstop

Eating healthy meals can be a struggle for emergency response professionals. Sitting down to a meal and having a call interrupt before you can finish is a reality for emergency responders, it’s not just a Hollywood stereotype. You don’t have to let the...
When is Flu Season Over?

When is Flu Season Over?

Flu season has been intense this year. Even if you haven’t had it, you’ve probably responded to calls about it. Some EMS systems felt the strain of too many flu-related calls. Meanwhile, hospitals reminded the public not to call 911 for flu symptoms. So...
Recognizing Frostbite and Hypothermia

Recognizing Frostbite and Hypothermia

Winter is in full bloom here in Ohio and the cold weather isn’t going away anytime soon. As an EMS provider, you undoubtedly know how dangerous hypothermia and frostbite can be. However, it never hurts to remind yourself of the symptoms this time of year. You may also...
Keep Your Cold Weather Workout Routine Safe

Keep Your Cold Weather Workout Routine Safe

If you love exercising in the great outdoors don’t let the cold weather stop you! You don’t have to work out in a boring old gym just because the weather has reached freezing temperatures. In fact according to The Mayo Clinic, “exercise is safe for almost everyone,...