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Study Measures Effects of Epinephrine on Prehospital Cardiac Arrest

Patients who took drug had 3.4 times greater odds of achieving return of spontaneous circulation.

Posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Vancouver Fire Department Researching New Treatments of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Vancouver fire department researching new treatments of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Posted Thursday, February 16, 2012

Baltimore County FD Receives Nearly $2 Million for Cardiac Arrest Equipment

The grant will purchase 60 EKG monitor/defibrillator/pacemakers.

Posted Friday, January 20, 2012

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Low Risk of Heart Incidents Found for Marathoners

Incidents are usually due to a pre-existing heart problem.

Posted Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Study: Grief Over Losing Loved One Linked to Higher Heart Attack Risks

The risk of heart attack increased to 21 times higher than normal within the first day.

Posted Monday, January 9, 2012

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JEMS Reveals Top Stories of 2011

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman discusses the top stories of 2011.

Posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Philly Runners' Deaths Point to Dangers of Extreme Stress on the Body

Between 6% and 17% of sudden cardiac deaths are associated with exertion.

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Calif. Hospital Named Preferred Center for Cardiac Arrest Victims

NorthBay Medical Center designated the facility for severe cardiac patients after a review of the care program.

Posted Friday, November 18, 2011

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Stranger's Kindness Is Repaid by a Fellow Motorist

Berg and her cousin used CPR to help save the stranger's life when he went into cardiac arrest.

Posted Tuesday, November 8, 2011


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