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Health and Wellness

2014 Race Schedule

The 2014 running season is underway. March 1 – Point Bock Run April – still looking May 18 – Cellcom Green Bay Marathon. I have run the Green Bay half several times and ran my marathon PR in Green Bay in 2011. This year’s course is dramatically different than the 2011 course. June 14 – Bellin […]

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Health and Wellness

Influenza Vaccination: Is it Our Duty?

Intriguing opinion piece in the New York Times about Health Care Workers and the influenza vaccine. The author believes we have a duty. Do you agree? Share your opinions in the comments. <a href=”http://polldaddy.com/poll/6569015/”>Do health care workers have a duty to receive the influenza vaccine?</a> From EMS1.com – 3 Reasons You Need the Flu Vaccine […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Resurrecting the Street after 9/11

Note: RESURRECTING THE STREET will be free for Amazon Kindle download between September 7th and September 11th. : Overcoming the Greatest Operational Crisis in History is an account of the impacts of the September 11, 2001 terrorism attacks on the World Trade Center on the financial markets, with a focus on the trading and settlement […]

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Social Media Tips

Video: FDNY EMS Week Poster #EMSWeek

Documentary film of the making of this year’s FDNY EMS Week poster while also highlighting the important work of FDNY EMTs and Paramedics.

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Social Media Tips

Video: What it Takes to Become an EMT

This video is a nice overview of what it takes to become an EMT (at least in New York state). Does your EMS education program have a video on YouTube? (hint: you should. YouTube is the 2nd leading search engine behind Google which owns YouTube)

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EMS Tips

2011: An Amazing Year

Wire to Wire, 2011 has been one of the best years of my life. Of course there were some challenges and disappointments, but as I look back it has really been amazing. Some of the things (in no particular order) that made 2011 AMAZING! New TV installed just in time for 2011 Rose Bowl featuring […]

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Health and Wellness

ING New York City Marathon 2011: Race Recap Part 3

Ten Lessons Learned at the 2011 ING New York City Marathon Go to the Expo early in the day to maximize time with vendors and hopefully the crowds would be smaller. Don’t dither about dropping layers. As soon as I have the thought to ditch a layer I should. Bring some cardboard to the start […]

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EMS Week 2012: Can you top this video?

Farooq Muhammad of FDNY EMS sets a high bar for EMS Week videos. Can you top this video? If you think you can you better start planning for EMS Week 2012 now.

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EMS Tips

EMS Week 2011 Video: FDNY EMS Week Posters

FNDY EMS catches up with two patients they assisted based on the theme “offering second chances.”

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News and Events

ING New York City Marathon – I AM IN!

I received this exciting news this week: “Dear Greg Friese, Congratulations, you’re in! It all starts today. This is the beginning of your road to the ING New York City Marathon finish on November 6, 2011. We congratulate you and are here to support you every step of the way.”