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Why some think EMTs should respond to more than medical emergencies

An ambulance typically arrives mid-crisis, but a new approach — called community paramedicine — is trying to prevent the emergency altogether.

Carter Barrett of Side Effects Public Media reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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