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The story tucked behind the crash of a medical plane<img alt="Marty Anderson with daughter Dr. Kirsten Anderson" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Dad%20and%20Daughter%20article.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The story tucked behind the crash of a medical planeFor years, Marty Anderson talked about the drama surrounding the birth of his first daughter with his family and some close friends. Twenty-five years later, he is talking about it publicly.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/the-story-tucked-behind-the-crash-of-a-medical-plane2020-02-25T08:00:00Z
'Certainly, without these dedicated professionals I would not be here today.'<img alt="David Kwong with paramedics" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/David%20and%20paramedics%20article.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />'Certainly, without these dedicated professionals I would not be here today.'What began as a nagging cough quickly escalated into a life-threatening cardiac arrest and, ultimately, a life-transforming event for Vancouverite David Kwong.http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/certainly-without-these-dedicated-professionals-i-would-not-be-here-today2020-02-06T08:00:00Z
A closer look at paramedic response to overdose calls across the province<img alt="Paramedic Christina Zaganas is on the frontlines of the overdose crisis" src="/news-stories-site/PublishingImages/Paramedic,%20DTES%20art.jpg?RenditionID=1" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A closer look at paramedic response to overdose calls across the provinceParamedics continue to be called to an incredibly high number of overdoses across the province. In 2019 that amounted to 24,166 overdose calls, or an average of 66 calls each day for a potential overdose. http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/a-closer-look-at-paramedic-response-to-overdose-calls-across-the-province2020-01-08T08:00:00Z


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