CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in western South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant choked to death. Walter Eagle Tail, 47, of Custer, died at a hospital Thursday […]
What would you do if you saw someone on the street who needed CPR? Would you try to save them? Would you hesitate to deliver the mouth-to-mouth procedure to a complete stranger? Now you don’t […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy. But the elderly woman’s family said she would not have wanted life-prolonging aid.
Have you been “bitten” by the zombie craze? Canadians have crafted a new public service announcement on CPR using the mindless walking dead. It’s titled “The Undeading,” where a horde of zombies performs CPR on […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A new study says required questioning by 911 operators has been delaying the dispatching of Los Angeles paramedics and the start of life-saving CPR. The LA Times reports an internal audit […]