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Training the Next Generation of Lifesavers, One Student at a Time

Nancy Brown | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

"Since witnessing the cardiac arrest that inspired me, I have not been around anyone who has needed CPR. But I know of two teenagers who have. Both learned it at school and ended up saving the life of one of their parents."

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.

The Oddest Airport Amenity, Like Ever

AP | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Passengers at a Texas airport can practice doing CPR compressions to the steady beat of the Bee Gees disco song "Stayin' Alive." ...

Back From the Dead and Very Much Alive

Joanne Wallenstein | Posted 02.11.2013 | New York
Joanne Wallenstein

When Bill and Hilary Greenberg flew to Costa Rica in April 2012 for a scuba vacation they were not new to diving. In fact, they took their first dive together on their honeymoon 18 years ago and have been going to the bottom of the ocean ever since.

Don't Be Afraid to Save a Life

Dr. Amer Aldeen | Posted 01.26.2013 | Impact
Dr. Amer Aldeen

If someone were to suddenly collapse in front of you, would you know what to do? Would your CPR lessons come back immediately or would you call 911 and stand back in fear of doing something wrong? Your answer could be the difference between life and death.

CPR, Take The Refresher!

Anjali Varma | Posted 07.17.2012 | Parents
Anjali Varma

If you have a child older than 2-years-old and haven't taken a CPR class since the birth of your child, you may be unaware that in the last two years, the CPR guidelines have changed. I

Why Americans Need Better Education on Allergic Reactions

Susan Weissman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Weissman

As the parent of a child with multiple anaphylactic allergies, I've learned that any delay in treatment of anaphylaxis can cost my child his life. But what if a child shows signs of anaphylaxis and an EpiPen isn't readily available?

Learn to Save a Loved One With CPR -- It's Not Rocket Science

Debra Bader | Posted 08.22.2011 | Healthy Living
Debra Bader

My advice to you: Learn Hands-Only CPR. It only takes a minute to learn how to help save someone's life. And it could be the life of the person you cherish most in the world.

Heart Assoc. May Require High School Students To Learn CPR

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DALLAS — Learning CPR at school has given 14-year-old Olivia Frierson more confidence when she babysits or helps out at a church nursery. "I'm no...

CPR First Aid Changes: Chest Presses First, Then Mouth-To-Mouth

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

DALLAS — New guidelines out Monday switch up the steps for CPR, telling rescuers to start with hard, fast chest presses before giving mouth-to-m...

Have a Heart: Give the Gift of Life by Expanding CPR and AED Training Opportunities

Caroll H. Neubauer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroll H. Neubauer

At this time of the year, as we think about the gifts we can give to others, let's consider making a true gift from the heart by equipping them to give the greatest gift of all - the gift of life.