This past weekend, Shands Hospital celebrated the 30th anniversary of its emergency flight transport program, ShandsCair. WUFT-FM’s Tori Petry got a first-hand look at the work that goes into making this team successful.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/12/ShandsCairAnniversaryWRAP.mp3]
First responders across the nation witness horrific scenes every day. Eventually, those experiences take their toll — causing many to suffer from PTSD. Still, 17 states do not provide workers' compensation for mental injuries.