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Lifesaving CPR app adopted in LA

'PulsePoint' smartphone app helps people get lifesaving CPR

The Daily News of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Smartphones, already used to alert us of such pressing matters as sports scores and new Facebook posts, could soon help save lives in L.A.

The Los Angeles Fire Department will soon begin using an application called PulsePoint, which sends messages to people's cellphones when someone is having a cardiac emergency nearby.

Full story: Lifesaving CPR app adopted in LA

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Craig Skytte Craig Skytte Saturday, February 02, 2013 6:00:34 PM 10-4, copy that
Saturday, February 02, 2013 6:51:12 PM A really great idea. Hope it becomes the standard.
Michael Endres Michael Endres Saturday, February 02, 2013 9:35:49 PM What a brilliant idea! Hope this finds lots of followers world wide!
Tyler Gibson Tyler Gibson Monday, April 29, 2013 6:03:54 PM I love the idea we need to get this instituted in grainger county and surrounding counties in TN.

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