P.L. Custom Body and Equipment Co., Inc. Adds Distributor
Manasquan, NJ -- P.L. Custom Body and Equipment Co., Inc. (PLCB) is pleased to announce the addition of Kaza Fire Apparatus Sales & Service (Kaza Fire), a division of Kaza Fire Equipment, LLC, to its growing family of distributors. Kaza Fire will be providing sales and service to emergency services providers in the western half of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In addition to providing sales and service for PL Custom Emergency Vehicles and Rescue 1, Kaza Fire will be able to provide remounting and specialty conversions through PLCB as well. Andy Kaza, founder and President of Kaza Fire Equipment, LLC, stated that...
Source: JEMS Operations - September 17, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: P.L. Custom Body and Equipment Co., Inc. (Press Release) Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops Industry News Press Releases Source Type: news

People Around the World Experienced Record Levels of Stress and Pain in 2017, Study Says
Last year was the worst in at least a decade for people across the globe, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. Gallup’s Negative Experience Index — a measure of how many people experienced worry, stress, sadness, anger or pain on the day before the survey — reached its highest point since 2006, according the report. Almost 40% of adults from 146 countries said they’d experienced worry or stress the day before the survey, while 31% said they’d felt physical pain, 23% said they’d been sad and 20% said they’d felt anger. Those results tallied up to a Negative Exp...
Source: TIME: Health - September 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized onetime Research Source Type: news

His $109K Heart Attack Bill Is Now Down To $332 After NPR Told His Story
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - August 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad Terhune Source Type: news

From human bomb to paralegal, Boko Haram survivor helps heal her community
BOL, Chad –Halima Yakoy Adam was once a human bomb.  When she was only 15,her husband brought her to an island near the border of Nigeria. They were going on a fishing trip, he said.Instead, he took her to a Boko Haram training camp  where she was ordered to become a suicide bomber. When she refused, she was threatened with immediate execution. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - August 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Chad:FG Reaches Out to Lake Chad Basin Countries to Curb Spread of Cholera
[This Day] Disease records 16,008 cases, 186 deaths in 16 states (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Braun Industries Welcomes Back Bulldog Fire & Emergency Apparatus for New Ambulance Sales
Van Wert, OH – Braun Ambulances is proud to welcome back Bulldog Fire Apparatus to the Braun family. Effective July 31, 2018, Bulldog Fire Apparatus rejoined Braun’s national dealer network as an Authorized Sales and Service Center. They will provide Braun ambulance sales and service to customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.   “We are pleased to have Jeff Mazza and his team at Bulldog Fire Apparatus back with Braun,” says Chad Brown, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Braun Industries. “Knowledgeable of both the Braun and Demers ambulance brands, Bulldog’s return ...
Source: JEMS Operations - July 31, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Braun Industries Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News Industry News Source Type: news

Braun Industries Welcomes Back Bulldog Fire & Emergency Apparatus for New Ambulance Sales
Van Wert, OH – Braun Ambulances is proud to welcome back Bulldog Fire Apparatus to the Braun family. Effective July 31, 2018, Bulldog Fire Apparatus rejoined Braun’s national dealer network as an Authorized Sales and Service Center. They will provide Braun ambulance sales and service to customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.   “We are pleased to have Jeff Mazza and his team at Bulldog Fire Apparatus back with Braun,” says Chad Brown, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Braun Industries. “Knowledgeable of both the Braun and Demers ambulance brands, Bulldog’s return ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 31, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Braun Industries Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News Industry News Source Type: news

RedSky Emergency Vehicles to Handle Braun Ambulance Sales in California
Van Wert, OH – Braun Ambulances is proud to welcome RedSky Emergency Vehicles to the Braun family. Effective July 16, 2018, RedSky became an official dealer partner with Braun Industries. This partnership recognizes RedSky as the Authorized Sales and Service Center for Braun ambulances in the state of California. “We are beyond excited to welcome RedSky Emergency Vehicles to the Braun family,” said Chad Brown, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Braun Industries. “RedSky is the first new dealer since our merger with Demers Ambulances in February 2018. RedSky has been a valued dealer partner with De...
Source: JEMS Operations - July 31, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Braun Ambulances Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News Industry News Source Type: news

RedSky Emergency Vehicles to Handle Braun Ambulance Sales in California
Van Wert, OH – Braun Ambulances is proud to welcome RedSky Emergency Vehicles to the Braun family. Effective July 16, 2018, RedSky became an official dealer partner with Braun Industries. This partnership recognizes RedSky as the Authorized Sales and Service Center for Braun ambulances in the state of California. “We are beyond excited to welcome RedSky Emergency Vehicles to the Braun family,” said Chad Brown, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Braun Industries. “RedSky is the first new dealer since our merger with Demers Ambulances in February 2018. RedSky has been a valued dealer partner with De...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 31, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Braun Ambulances Tags: Ambulances & Vehicle Ops News Industry News Source Type: news

Chad:Health Centres Overwhelmed With Spike in Malnourished Children
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Malnutrition peaks in Chad every year between July and October but this year countries across Sahel began to run out of food in March after a bad dry spell (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Livermore, Calif., Cardiac Arrest Survivor Meets Team that Saved His Life
Livermore CA 24 July. On June 26, 2018, Raghu Kowshik was leaving his regular dialysis appointment at DeVita Dialysis in Livermore, Calif., when he suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and fell to the ground. Luck was on his side that day, as an ambulance crew from Norcal Ambulance were also waiting at the facility and witnessed him go down. Norcal Ambulance EMTs Chad Hanville and Gustavo Lopez immediately rushed to his aid and began CPR, followed by applying and using their defibrillator and administering a life-saving shock. Following an additional two minutes of CPR, Mr. Kowshik regained consciousness. The Norcal crew...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - July 25, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Paramedics Plus Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News Source Type: news

Livermore, Calif., Cardiac Arrest Survivor Meets Team that Saved His Life
Livermore CA 24 July. On June 26, 2018, Raghu Kowshik was leaving his regular dialysis appointment at DeVita Dialysis in Livermore, Calif., when he suffered a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and fell to the ground. Luck was on his side that day, as an ambulance crew from Norcal Ambulance were also waiting at the facility and witnessed him go down. Norcal Ambulance EMTs Chad Hanville and Gustavo Lopez immediately rushed to his aid and began CPR, followed by applying and using their defibrillator and administering a life-saving shock. Following an additional two minutes of CPR, Mr. Kowshik regained consciousness. The Norcal crew...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - July 25, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Paramedics Plus Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation News Source Type: news

Business leaders and service providers form coalition to end chronic homelessness in Seattle
El Gaucho's Chad Mackay is inviting business leaders, researchers and service providers to help end chronic homelessness in Seattle. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Business leaders and service providers form coalition to end chronic homelessness in Seattle
El Gaucho's Chad Mackay is inviting business leaders, researchers and service providers to help end chronic homelessness in Seattle. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Novant Health names new Forsyth Medical Center president
Novant Health has named Chad Setlif as the new president and chief operating officer of Forsyth Medical Center. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Luke Bollinger Source Type: news