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Former AHA president: "It's been at least a decade since we've had a breakthrough of this magnitude" ...
Officials are encouraging CPR and AED training after a county treasurer went into cardiac arrest at her office ...
The garbage collector wants to find and thank the mystery medic who saw him collapse from a heart attack and began CPR ...
A cash-strapped Calif. hospital specializing in heart health stopped its emergency ambulance services, and family members say Booker Williams died because paramedics couldn't bring ...
You respond to a 57-year-old male who felt a sudden onset of chest pressure. What is your differential diagnosis? ...
Heart attack patients bypass the ER and are sent directly to the catheterization lab, where an awaiting doctor is prepared to provide care ...
Patients whose hearts stop will be given salt water instead of adrenalin in an "ethically questionable' study to see whether adrenalin works in resuscitation ...
Thirteen defibrillators will be strategically placed throughout Kings Bay and the staff will trained in proper use ...
He was working out when the app PulsePoint alerted him on his phone that someone in the parking oh his health club had suffered sudden cardiac arrest ...
Survival was highest when the pause was less than 20 seconds, and research supports the AHA recommendation to minimize interruptions in chest compressions ...
He collapsed in the hospital cafeteria; staff followed procedure and called 911 but it took an ambulance a half hour to arrive ...
The off-duty firefighter was hit at a soccer game, and early CPR played a part in his survival; he is in critical condition ...
They were ankle-deep in water, and saved the man's life by delivering an electric shock while at an air show ...
AEDs are just as essential as first aid kits, fire extinguishers, smoke alarms, emergency exits, sprinkler systems, and other safety equipment that costs far more and is used far ...
When a cardiac emergency strikes, a nearby AED can help save a life – and Physio-Control’s new database helps you find one ...
Mission: Lifeline is an American Heart Association initiative looking to improve pre-hospital cardiac patients care. ...
Teammate Terry Backman was there to save him, on the same field in the same park, when he collapsed from a heart attack last summer, and again last Sunday ...
Twenty-six minutes ticked by as medics raced around searching for the woman in distress, she was found unconscious from cardiac arrest and declared brain dead ...
The 80-year-old woman was pronounced dead from a heart attack; morticians later found her body face down with bruises and determined she woke up and injured herself trying to free ...
Technology like an iPhone app to locate AEDs connects non-responders to life-saving knowledge ...