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 ...
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 ...
By Julie Wootton
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Marjie Atkins taught cardiopulmonary resuscitation for years, but she never expected to use it.
That changed Sept. 18 during a ...
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 ...
By Andrea Salazar
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.
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.
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
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 ...
They sprang to action when he went into cardiac arrest on the Virginia Beach boardwalk
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, ...
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 ...
Natalie Trusso Cafarello
SYLVANIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Sylvania Township Fire Department paramedics and ProMedica Toledo Hospital are working together to improve intervention ...
By Ed Yevelev
The Marin Independent Journal
MILL VALLEY, Calif. — Wolfgang Zech's first Dipsea Race, back in 1971, was the result of a wager.
While living in San Francisco, nearly ...
The Shield's Gazette
JARROW, England — A family have hit out after claiming a grandmother was left to call for her own ambulance as she suffered a heart attack.
Loved ones of ...
By Andrea Ball
AUSTIN, Texas — Dr. Ron Burnett was nearing the end of his 20-mile bike ride when he saw a red light, changed his route and rode toward O. ...
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