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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 [...]

Bath Salts Feared Behind Causeway Cannibal:

A street drug called “bath salts” that turns users delirious, aggressive and overheated, may have played a role in the bizarre street attack in Miami in which a man had his face cannibalized by another man, says an emergency room doctor. Whether the drug was involved in Saturday’s macabre violence has yet to be confirmed [...]

One Festivalgoer Dies, Dozens Hurt at Dallas’ Electric Daisy Carnival

Posted on Jun 20th 2011 5:03PM by Cameron Matthews The Electric Daisy Carnival, a popular dance music festival in Dallas, Texas that featured appearances by Diplo, Paul Van Dyk and Skrillex, was the scene of one death and dozens of injuries, the Dallas Observer reports. “It was crazy. There were too many kids on stage,” [...]

Death at Kentucky Derby under investigation

Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Investigators are trying to uncover clues in the mysterious death of a track worker whose body was found in a horse stable just a matter of hours after I’ll Have Another was crowned champion of the Kentucky Derby. A Kentucky coroner refused to release autopsy results Monday for 48-year-old Adan [...]

Fabrice Muamba Heart Attack: Bolton Soccer Player ‘In Effect’ Dead For 78 Minutes, Says Doctor


By ROB HARRIS 03/21/12 04:47 PM ET   LONDON — Fabrice Muamba’s heart stopped beating on its own for 78 minutes and “in effect, he was dead in that time,” Bolton’s team doctor said Wednesday. The 23-year-old Bolton midfielder collapsed during an FA Cup match against Tottenham on Saturday after suffering from cardiac arrest. He [...]

Sports briefs: Italian soccer player dies of heart attack during game

Milan • Livorno midfielder Piermario Morosini died Saturday after suffering cardiac arrest and collapsing on the field during a Serie B match at Pescara. He was 25. Edoardo De Blasio, a cardiologist at Pescara’s Santo Spirito hospital, confirmed the death. Unfortunately he was already dead when he arrived at hospital,” De Blasio said. “He didn’t [...]

Are music concerts getting any safer since Sugarland stage collapse?

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