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.


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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.


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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.


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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.



Canine CPR

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

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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.


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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.


12-Year-Old Heart Attack Victim Wakes Up

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


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Family Of Child Who Had Heart Attack Promotes CPR

The father of a 12-year-old Keller Middle School student who suffered a heart attack last Thursday says people have asked if there’s anything they can do to help. He tells them, Learn CPR.


New CPR Study Says Hands-Only

Another study has been published showing that CPR can be done without mouth-to-mouth breathing.


Police: Toddler Nearly Drowns in Pool

An Arlington toddler is in the hospital after what police are calling a near drowning.


Two-month-old in Critical Condition After Alleged Abuse

Police think the parents beat or otherwise injured their baby.