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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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Medical Tattoos Offer Important Health Information

Tattoos have long served as fashion statements, but a small number of Americans are now relying on them for a more practical, potentially lifesaving purpose: to warn first responders about important medical conditions.

02/27/2012

Azle Alex Templeton

Azle Football Player Saved By AED Back On Field For Game

Alex Templeton was made honorary captain of his Junior High football team Tuesday night, and got to call the coin toss.

09/27/2011

A toilet plunger. (credit: AP)

Toilet Plunger Rescue Leads To New CPR Procedure

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.

CBSDFW.COM–01/24/2011

CPRdog

Canine CPR

How much do you care about your family pet? Would you ever give him mouth-to-snout resuscitation?

105.3 The Fan–01/20/2011

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

Group Wants CPR Training Required For Students

The American Heart Association wants states to require high school students to learn how to give CPR.

01/11/2011

Three Dimensional (3 D Image Displays A Computerised Visualization Of A Human Heart

Family Shares Common Bond Over Defibrillators

A 12-year-old Keller Middle School student who, suffered a heart attack, has an internal defibrillator now, but his mother may have saved his life by performing CPR.

CBSDFW.COM–10/18/2010

12-Year-Old Heart Attack Victim Wakes Up

 The Keller boy, struck down with a heart attack last week, is now awake.

10/13/2010

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