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A woman performs chest compressions on a mannequin while learning C.P.R. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Advice for First Responders in Mass Attack Situations

Dr. Laurie Byrne director of emergency medicine at Saint Louis University says the new push is for trained medics to rush into the scene with

12/13/2013

Multiple People Injured After Explosions Near Finish Line at Boston Marathon

Area First Responders Learn From Boston

“Lots of drills. You cannot drill enough because every time you have a drill you learn something new, a weakness you need to beef up on”

05/06/2013

Hurricane Sandy Strengthens

How Will Sandy Hit First Responders?

Therapist Theresa Hubbard says like soldiers, first responders can experience traumatic stress.

10/29/2012

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Stairway Collapse Injures First Responders

Three St. Louis Fire Department employees are being treated for injuries after a stairway collapse.

04/03/2012

Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals

Cards Step Up to 9-11 Plate For First Responders

“We want to recognize the selfless service of all of our police, fire and emergency response workers” said Bill DeWitt III, the President of the St. Louis Cardinals.

08/31/2011