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LODD: Pa. medic suffers fatal heart attack at station

- 11/26/2014

By Chris Buckley The Valley Independent MONESSEN, Pa. — For more than three decades, Ken Prunty served as an emergency responder. The longtime paramedic was doing what he had dedicated ...


Mass. firefighter recovering from on-scene heart attack

- 11/24/2014

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A firefighter who suffered a heart attack while rescuing an elderly man is expected to survive. MassLive.com reported that Lt. Brian Tredo, with the Springfield ...


LODD: S.C. medic-firefighter dies of heart attack

- 11/03/2014

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A firefighter died after suffering a heart attack in the bunkroom of a firehouse Saturday morning. The U.S. Fire Administration reported that firefighter-medic Kellen ...


Calif. teen's CPR saves father, impresses responders

- 10/09/2014

By Randi Rossmann The Press Democrat FORESTVILLE, Calif. — With his father slumped unconscious and not breathing on the kitchen floor, 13-year-old Lewis Griffith of Forestville announced ...


Fla. youth sports, community groups gain access to free AEDs

- 10/03/2014

By Beth Reese Cravey The Florida Times-Union JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An electric shock from an automated external defibrillator could have restarted Andrew Cohn’s heart, which stopped ...


Idaho principal’s fatal heart attack inspires emergency medical education

- 10/02/2014

By Julie Wootton The Times-News TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Marjie Atkins taught cardiopulmonary resuscitation for years, but she never expected to use it. That changed Sept. 18 during a ...


94-year-old airplane passenger saved from heart failure

- 09/20/2014

Detroit Free Press DETROIT — When a 94-year-old airplane passenger began to shudder with a deadly heart episode in the sky over Milwaukee, two Henry Ford Cardiac Rehabilitation workers ...


Medic dead from heart attack at 46 remembered

- 09/17/2014

By Andrea Salazar The Eagle LEON COUNTY, Texas — A Leon County paramedic, who died of an apparent heart attack while on duty, had been eagerly awaiting the arrival of his first grandchild. Mike ...


LODD: Mich. EMT suffers heart attack

- 09/12/2014

KALKASKA, Mich. — Coldsprings-Excelsior Fire Rescue Department Asst. Fire Chief William Wiita, 47, was found dead in his home Sept. 8 about three hours after responding to a medical run. The ...


Survival Story: Daughter does roadside CPR on mom

- 09/10/2014

When Layne Seger had a massive heart attack on the way to the hospital, her daughter pulled over and called 911; EMS was luckily minutes away


Off-duty EMT, nurses save man with CPR

- 09/04/2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — An off-duty EMT and two nurses sprang to action when a 65-year-old man went into cardiac arrest on the Virginia Beach boardwalk on Friday. “I turned around ...


Off-duty EMT, nurses save man with CPR

- 09/03/2014

They sprang to action when he went into cardiac arrest on the Virginia Beach boardwalk


Study: New heart failure drug shows big promise

- 08/31/2014

By Marilynn Marchione, chief medical writer The Associated Press A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, ...


Garbage man seeks off-duty medic who saved his life

- 08/25/2014

WPFB PALM CITY, Fla. — Waste Management garbage collector Alex Spitznagel was tossing a garbage can into a truck when he suffered a heart attack and fell down on July 21. He became unconscious ...


Ohio responders, hospital, streamline cardiac responses

- 08/18/2014

Natalie Trusso Cafarello The Blade SYLVANIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Sylvania Township Fire Department paramedics and ProMedica Toledo Hospital are working together to improve intervention ...


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