Whose Life Will You Save Today? There’s an app for that!

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ENABLING CITIZEN SUPERHEROES. Help build the most comprehensive registry of AEDs for use during emergencies. The Pacific Northwest is one of those areas that is blessed with more trained responders than just about any other place in the country, only second to Rochester, Minnesota. We have thousands of trained CPR/AED responders in our neighborhoods and workplaces, and most, if not all, …

Amy Sedaris Teaches Jimmy Fallon CPR…Not

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A Great Opportunity Missed. At first glance the “skit” with Amy Sedaris & Jimmy Fallon on the Tonight Show seemed to have all the earmarks of a great PSA, what to do in the event of a medical emergency involving Sudden Cardiac Arrest? In life there are times to be funny, and times to be serious, and sometimes you can do …

High School Tennis Player Morgan Wilson, 17, Dies of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

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This is a very sad story about a seemingly healthy young girl who died from a Sudden Cardiac Arrest. No one can say whether she would have lived or died with early CPR & Defibrillation, but at least it should have been done.  This is why learning CPR and having AEDs in schools is so important! POSTED 5:53 PM, JULY 16, …

Oregon Governor Performs CPR, Helps Save Woman’s Life

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by Cornelius Swart, KGW.com Staff Posted on May 6, 2014 at 7:29 AM PORTLAND — Oregon’s governor performed CPR on an unconscious woman in downtown Portland Monday, providing her medical assistance and helping to keep her alive until paramedics could arrive. Gov. John Kitzhaber was traveling by car through downtown Portland on his way to dinner around 5 p.m. Monday …

Rough Landing for Lt. j.g. Allison Murray

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Shipmate of the Week – Lt. j.g. Allison Murray Posted by LT Stephanie Young, Friday, March 28, 2014 Lt. j.g. Allison Murray with the aircrew she worked with to rescue a man on a commercial flight. Photo courtesy of Lt. j.g. Allison Murray. As executive officer of a patrol boat operating throughout U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility, Lt. j.g. Allison Murray …

Drama on the expressway

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Drivers scramble to save unconscious baby on Florida Highway 836 DOLPHIN EXPRESSWAY Posted on Friday, 02.21.14 BY SUE COCKING SCOCKING@MIAMIHERALD.COM It was a sight that jarred motorists on the busy Dolphin Expressway. Westbound traffic suddenly came to a standstill around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, and a woman sprang from her car, holding a baby, screaming for help. Pamela Rauseo, 37, of …