News tagged with first responders

Important wound-healing process discovered

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered an important process by which special immune cells in the skin help heal wounds. They found that these skin-resident immune cells function as "first responders" ...

Sep 26, 2013
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9/11 WTC health program adds 50 types of cancer

(AP)—The federal government will include about 50 types of cancer on the list of Sept. 11 World Trade Center-related illnesses covered by a program to pay for health coverage.

Sep 10, 2012
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Widespread CPR training saves lives

A nationwide effort in Denmark to increase the number of people trained in CPR led to an increase in bystander CPR and ultimately contributed to increased cardiac arrest survival rates in that country, according to research ...

Mar 26, 2012
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Medical tattoos offer important health information

(AP) -- Tattoos have long served as fashion statements, but a small number of Americans are now relying on them for a more practical, potentially lifesaving purpose: to warn first responders about important ...

Feb 27, 2012
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