Imagine being able to double, or possibly triple, the chance of someone surviving a heart attack. Officials say a new app being used in one Collin County city will do just that.
It turns out a children’s song may be a lifesaver when it comes to Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Researchers at UT Southwestern are using a nursery rhyme to help local fire departments improve how they perform CPR.
Athletic, healthy, fit –– sudden cardiac arrest often picks the least likely victims. Just ask Marla Sewell.
There is proof defibrillators can help save lives and one North Texas mom has worked hard to make sure every school has a device. Her charitable quest is being done in memory of her daughter.
Heart disease can sneak up on women in ways that standard cardiac tests can miss. It’s part of a puzzling gender gap: Women tend to have different heart attack symptoms than men.
The lowly bathroom plunger and a quick-thinking teenager may get the credit for a new CPR procedure. It’s called Active Compression-Decompression or ‘suction cup’ CPR.
Another study has been published showing that CPR can be done without mouth-to-mouth breathing.