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Emergency responders turn to expired drugs as key lifesaving medicine supplies run low

By Associated Press, Published: July 12, 2012 AP SALEM, Ore. — When paramedics ran out of a critical drug used to treat irregular heartbeats, the Bend Fire Department in Central Oregon dug into its stash of expired medications, loaded up the trucks and kept treating patients. Paramedics reported asking some of those facing medical emergencies: “Is [...]

Why Feelings of Guilt May Signal Leadership Potential

Stanford GSB researchers find that how people respond to mistakes can be a “clue to who they are.” STANFORD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS — When we think of a typical leader, most of us picture a person who’s sociable and upbeat. But new research puts a wrinkle in that stereotype, revealing an unexpected sign of [...]

Toronto stage collapse kills man ahead of Radiohead concert

A stage at Toronto’s Downsview Park has collapsed in advance of this evening’s scheduled Radiohead concert, crushing a man in his 30s to death and injuring three others. Calls came in to emergency crews at about 4 p.m. ET, and at least one ambulance was already on site. Police say a 30-something man was declared [...]

Tour de France sabotage? Tacks derail 30 riders

Tour de France sabotage? Tacks derail 30 riders (AP) TOULOUSE, France – Tour de France riders have already battled crashes, flares, and fans or dogs straying into their roads. Now, some ne’er-do-well dumped tacks on the road, and if the aim was to disrupt cycling’s big race, it worked. But as cyclists often do in [...]