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CPR Can Help Victims of Drowning

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the No. 1 cause of unintentional death between ages 1 and 4, and the No. 2 cause between ages 5 and 9. The latest national data show 702 U.S. children under age 15 drowned in 2017. The figures are not broken down by ethnic […]

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Surgeon General Urges Americans to Carry Narcan

Beginning in the 90s, heart disease became a major problem for Americans. This caused millions of Americans to voluntarily train to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR. Each year, the American Heart Association trains more than 12 million people in this life-saving procedure. Now it seems we are facing another public health crisis: the deadly opioid […]

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Daughter Saves Mothers Life After Being Coached Through CPR by 911 Operator

Back in March of 2017, Mary Smith took an afternoon off work to visit her daughter and 2-week-old baby grandson, Brody, at their Minneapolis suburb home. Mary brought groceries inside for dinner and carried a mobile crib up the stairs from the car. She suddenly found herself out of breath. She collapsed, making a thud […]