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3 steps to prevent after-incident heart attacks
Fatal heart attacks can strike several hours after the fire is out; this kills about 10 firefighters per year, but doesn't have to. Full Story
EMS chief: How first responders handled the Ferguson shooting
Escaping Violent Encounters: The difference between patient and attacker