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Heimlich Maneuver

Heimlich Maneuver Inventor Dies At 96

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 12.17.2016 | Healthy Living

Henry Heimlich, the medical maverick who came up with a maneuver credited with saving thousands of choking victims but who damaged his standing as a p...

This Crude Sketch Just Might Keep You From Choking To Death

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.01.2016 | Science

How can you save yourself if you begin to choke on food and no one is around to administer the Heimlich maneuver? Experts say to call 911 and then try...

Heimlich Again Makes Name For Self By Using Heimlich To Save Woman

Reuters | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.31.2016 | Weird News

Dr. Henry Heimlich, the 96-year-old Cincinnati surgeon credited with inventing the lifesaving technique named for him, used it for the first time this...

Hero Bus Driver Saves 6-Year-Old Boy From Choking On Coin

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.15.2016 | Good News

Oklahoma school bus driver Ginger Maxville leapt into action when a 6-year-old boy started choking on a coin. She got out from behind the wheel, lifte...

5 Life-Saving Emergency Tips Everyone Should Know

Dr. Darria Long Gillespie | Posted 03.12.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Darria Long Gillespie

As an ER doctor, I've seen countless patients whose lives were saved by a quick-thinking and knowledgeable bystander or loved one. We never know where life may lead -- and every single one of us can learn these life-saving techniques. (Cue ER theme music).

Texas Police Officer Pulls Woman Over, Ends Up Saving Her Life

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.16.2015 | Good News

When Officer Dustin Clinkscales of the Austin Police Department pulled a woman over earlier this month for a routine traffic stop, he had no idea that...

An Easy Formula for Answering the Most Important Job Search Question

Steve Dalton | Posted 04.10.2015 | College
Steve Dalton

Imagine you are dining in a restaurant with a friend, and your friend suddenly begins to choke on a piece of food, grabbing for her neck. What do you do? Did you say the Heimlich Maneuver? Hopefully so. The Heimlich's simplicity makes it easy to recall during extremely stressful situations.

What Those Racy Photos of Cowboys' Jerry Jones Represent

Kipp Friedman | Posted 10.13.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

After repeated attempts for further explanation, Jones finally fessed up to what the grainy photos really represent.

My Husband Saved His Life

Brittany Gibbons | Posted 09.14.2013 | Parents
Brittany Gibbons

Aside from my tear-filled "thank you," in the center of the restaurant, we haven't spoken since 12:05 p.m. Eastern Time. And I only know that because in my clenched hand is my iPhone, still showing the recent call history of 911.

Make Your Own Restaurant Quality Choking Poster!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 06.23.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Whether you're choking on your Dollar-Menu McNuggets -- or your neighbor is gagging on what Michele Bachmann said on FOX News today -- a restaurant-quality choking poster can come in super-handy!

School Bus Driver Saves Choking Student

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.25.2012 | Impact

When Jim McIntyre took a lifesaving course as part of his training to be a school bus driver in Newport, Ore., he figured he'd never have to use the i...

11-Year-Old 'Heimlich Hero' Saves Choking Friend's Life

Posted 10.23.2012 | Education

Daniel Cunningham is being hailed as the "Heimlich Hero" for a quick-thinking act that saved his friend's life. After lunch at Blue Mountain Middle...

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.

Rubber Ball Nearly Ends A Denver 3-Year-Old's Life

Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

It's a moment that all parents fear and hope they never have to face: their child choking. For Denver mother Monte Armstrong, this nightmare came to l...

Will Guzzardi

How Deep Was Gery Chico's Connection To A Tainted Charity? | Will Guzzardi | Posted 06.23.2011 | Chicago

According to documents obtained by Huffington Post Chicago, mayoral candidate Gery Chico appears to have been closely involved with a scandal-plagued ...

First Nighter: Tim Miller's Fiery Anti-Prop 8 "Lay of the Land"

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

It looks as if Tim Miller has chosen -- for better or worse (not worse, you hope) -- a long career for himself. Miller is one of the quartet of perfo...