Widow: Defibrillator not used because of husband’s hairy chest

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A man was flying from Los Angeles to Albuquerque on Southwest Airlines when he died of a heart attack. His wife thinks his hairy chest had something to do with his death. By Nancy Laflin KOAT Albuquerque. Caroline and Jack Jordan were on the Southwest Airlines flight when the heart attack occurred. Passengers performed CPR, but he didn’t survive the attack. His wife …

Northwest Response Expands Training Territory.

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Northwest Response is pleased to announce an expansion of our training territory. Since October 2012 Northwest Response had been primarily held to the counties of Pierce, Thurston, Kitsap and Mason counties. The Red Cross has expanded our training territory to include the counties of . New Clallam County Grays Harbor County Jefferson County Lewis County Pacific County Existing Pierce County Kitsap County Thurston County …

New First Responders Hitting the Streets

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Busy for us, is good for you and the community. One of the great things about my job is with the conclusion of each class more First-Aiders are going out into the community armed with the knowledge, skills and confidence to respond to medical emergencies in the home, office or workplace. One of the byproducts is a safer community as …

Did You Save a Life? Was Your Life Saved?

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We Want to Know. Were you directly involved in saving a life? Was your life saved as a result of a citizen responder? We want to share your story. Nothing motivates a person to take a First Aid class or purchase a life saving AED like real world examples. We will not publish your contact information. Only your first name …

Free Red Cross iPhone App

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WASHINGTON, Thursday, June 14, 2012 — The American Red Cross today launched its official first aid app, putting free and simple lifesaving information right in the hands of smart phone users. This app is the first in a series to be created by the American Red Cross, the nation’s leader in first aid and emergency preparedness information. It’s also the only …

Automated External Defibrillators as Gifts

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This morning I felt a pain in my chest, no it wasn’t physical just that the chill in the air told me that summer is about to make way for fall, then winter, then the holidays, and I should start working on a Christmas gift list, and I just don’t have enough hours in the day (all that went through …