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News

The British Columbians Who Die Waiting for an Ambulance

In northern communities, three quarters of trauma fatalities happen before help arrives.
Cara McKenna
11.28.17
Health

Driving Around Stockholm in Sweden's Only Mental Health Ambulance

PAM was launched in March 2015, and it's kind of like a therapy room on wheels.
John-David Ritz
11.4.16
Nice Job!

What It's Like to Save Lives as a 25-Year-Old Paramedic

We talked to a young paramedic about what it's really like to work in emergency medical services. Turns out, it's not nearly as dramatic as TV makes it out to be, though when shit gets real, it gets really real.
Zach Sokol
10.22.16
Stuff

Legal Highs, Pissed Pants, and Fist Fights: A Night with Britain's Clubland Paramedics

I spent an evening with the paramedics whose job it is to deal with bleeding, angry, drunk people on a Saturday night out.
Michael Segalov
1.11.16
Stuff

Someone Stole a Circumcision Ambulance, Also Turns Out Circumcision Ambulances Exist

But what 'is' a circumcision ambulance?
Joel Golby
12.3.15
Food

Melbourne Tried to Have a Tomato Festival and It Was a Violent Mess

I saw a guy almost blinded when his glasses were smashed. I saw a kid in a tiger suit crying on the ground. I saw a woman struggling to pick herself up among the fury of legs and arms. I saw things I'll never unsee.
Jack Callil
3.2.15
Really, Ryan?

Try Not to Destroy Your Life

A few months ago I tried molly for the first time in the bathroom of a bar in Brooklyn. I dissolved the powder in water, drank it, and waited till I felt different. A short while later, fireworks exploded all over my brain. Then, just like that...
Ryan O'Connell
6.17.13