Battling an Epidemic on the Front Lines of America’s Opioid Crisis

On March 16, a Centerville, Ohio pilot and his wife were found dead by their four young children. They apparently had overdosed on fentanyl,...
HealthFirst Case Studies

Case Study: Saving a Life with an Emergency Medical Kit

The following example of using an emergency medical kit was reported to HealthFirst by Malbis Parkway Pediatric Dentistry in Spanish Fort, AL. HealthFirst appreciates the...
Accidental deaths in dental practices

Preventing accidental deaths in dental practices

Accidental deaths among children in dental practices are painful for everyone involved. Recent tragedies have led the Dental Board of California (DBC) to consider...
Stanley Malamed talks about importance of epinephrine auto-injectors

Dr. Malamed: The Importance of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Below is a video of Dr. Malamed explaining the importance of epinephrine auto-injectors in the dental setting. Summary Epinephrine comes in an ampule or in...
Emergency medical kits in the dental office

What Do I Need in my Emergency Medical Kit?

The question of what belongs in an emergency medical kit needs to be answered in three parts: What do I need in order to...