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Despite Common Myth, Ambulance Companies Can't Avoid Certain Neighborhoods

Despite Common Myth, Ambulance Companies Can't Avoid Certain Neighborhoods

HowStuffWorks looks at the evolution of ambulance services and why the idea that they don't pick up people in some neighborhoods is incorrect.

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