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Choking

WATCH: Cop Pulls Over Choking Woman, Saves Her Life

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.20.2014 | Good News

Getting pulled over by the cops doesn't have to be a bad thing. Sometimes it can be lifesaving -- like when you're choking on a cough drop, for instan...

Cop Pulls Woman Over, Then Saves Her Life

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.14.2014 | Good News

What started as a routine traffic stop on Saturday turned out to be a life-saving moment for one Michigan woman. At the time the unidentified drive...

Olympics All About Managing Anxiety

Ken Reed | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports
Ken Reed

For many of the athletes that have filled our screens the last couple weeks, they have a couple minutes to perform at their best and that's it. Their biggest competitor is not some athlete from another nation, it's choking.

94-Year-Old Heimlich Maneuver Namesake Pens Memoir

AP | LISA CORNWELL | Posted 02.18.2014 | Fifty

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati surgeon who wrote the book on saving choking victims through his namesake Heimlich maneuver has now penned a new bo...

Choker or Champion?

Dr. Amer Aldeen | Posted 04.09.2013 | Sports
Dr. Amer Aldeen

As a fan of tennis in general (and Stephens in particular as a young, American up-and-comer), I propose that we call this timeout the Azarenka Rule. Which is probably more appropriate than fruitlessly seeking that elusive medical diagnosis known as Azarenka Syndrome.

When Will Eldrick Become Tiger Again?

Michael Clarkson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports
Michael Clarkson

If Tiger Woods wins the PGA Championship this weekend on The Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, S.C., they should put his given name on the trophy -- Eldrick.

Watch Amazing Video Of McDonald's Workers As They Save Choking Toddler

Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

Closed circuit video captured the frantic efforts by workers at a McDonald's in Sydney, Australia, last month to save a 14-month-old girl as she choke...

A Preventable Tragedy: Choking to Death in the School Cafeteria

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 03.21.2012 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

We can't prevent every conceivable tragedy that might strike our kids at school. But in the case of a choking, physically demonstrating the Heimlich maneuver to school food service workers as part of their regular training hardly seems burdensome.

11 Holiday Health Hazards To Avoid

Posted 11.14.2011 | Healthy Living

The holidays aren't all joy and cheer. Check out these top seasonal health risks and what you can do to avoid them. ...

Florida Man Allegedly Chokes Wife Over Yahtzee

Posted 11.28.2011 | Crime

Game over. Florida police arrested a 50-year-old man at his home on Saturday after he allegedly choked his wife over a heated game of Yahtzee. D...

This Fruit Might Kill You: Doctors Demand Choking Warning Labels On Food

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — When 4-year-old Eric Stavros Adler choked to death on a piece of hot dog, his anguished mother never dreamed that the popular kids' fo...