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Texas CPR Instructor Uses Skills To Save Puppy

The first time a CPR instructor in Texas ever used her training on a living being turned out to be at home with a four-legged friend. It worked.

03/25/2014

McKinney Police Corporal Melissa Taylor (Credit: City of McKinney)

Off-Duty McKinney Officer Saves Citizen’s Life

An off-duty McKinney police officer is credited with saving the life of a citizen in need of CPR. McKinney Police are taking the opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of learning CPR.

03/18/2014

American Heart Association CPR & First Aid

Airport Passengers Practice CPR On Touch Screen Kiosk

Passengers waiting for a flight at one North Texas airport can practice doing CPR compressions to the steady beat of the Bee Gees disco song “Stayin’ Alive.”

07/10/2013

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School Bus Driver Saves Child’s Life

McKinney ISD bus driver Linda Wilson performed CPR on 14-year-old passenger Dakota English when she stopped breathing.

CBS 11–06/17/2013

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Four-Year-Old Chokes, Dies At School, DISD Says Staff Responded Quickly

Crisis counselors were sent to Mt. Auburn Elementary School in east Dallas Friday morning.

03/22/2013

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Woman Tries To Save 6-Year-Old Boy

A woman who gave a dying 6-year-old boy CPR in the moments after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver says she hopes the person responsible will come forward.

01/27/2013

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Crash Sends Pickup Into Fenced-In Pond In Southeast Fort Worth, Killing Mom And Daughter

A 2-vehicle crash near the area where Interstate 20 breaks away from Loop 820 in East Fort Worth sends a pickup truck into a pond, trapping 2 people inside.

11/15/2012

A woman performs chest compressions on a mannequin while learning CPR. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Boss Saves Employee’s Life At Southlake Office

Brandon Reyna was a new employee at a State Farm office in Southlake two weeks ago when he collapsed. But his boss was able to save his life thanks to a free CPR class.

09/05/2012

MLB Umpire Jim Joyce

Umpire Jim Joyce Saves Life Before MLB Game

You never know when the big moments will arrive, and so it was that veteran umpire Jim Joyce made his biggest call of the season … roughly 90 minutes before a game.

08/21/2012

Christy Daae, a Texas Health nurse, administered CPR to a 4-year-old boy after he was pulled unconcious from a pool Monday. (CBS 11 News)

Nurse Helps Save Kids After Pool Accident

Call it being in the right place at the right time. Christy Daae calls it divine intervention, a God appointment. She was at the Woodland Springs Neighborhood Pool with her own two children when she saw two other children in trouble.

08/06/2012

A woman performs chest compressions on a mannequin while learning CPR. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Researchers: Row, Row, Row Your Boat Saving Lives

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.

06/29/2012

Marla Sewell, 42, was minutes away from dying after suffering sudden cardiac arrest. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Doctors Warn Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Athletic, healthy, fit –– sudden cardiac arrest often picks the least likely victims. Just ask Marla Sewell.

06/26/2012

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