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Most Utah Heart Attack Patients Skip the Ambulance

Hospital study finds three out of four patients go POV.

Posted Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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Citizen Responds to CPR Incident Thanks to Mobile App

Heather Roms became the first citizen in Oregon to respond to a CPR-Incident notification using the PulsePoint mobile application .

Posted Monday, November 18, 2013

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Water Rescue, Double Heart Attacks & a Rolling Memorial

A water rescue saves a family of four, Detroit cuts too much off the top for its EMS & a family remembers deceased with a life-saving gift.

Posted Wednesday, October 9, 2013

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Repurposed Ambulance Promotes Literacy as Pirate Ship

One man’s ambulance is another man’s pirate ship.

Posted Thursday, July 18, 2013

Young Heart Attack Survivor Recalls Experience during American Heart Month

She got to thank medics at the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor’s Reunion.

Posted Thursday, February 28, 2013

Heart Attack? It Could be Pollution.

Researchers found a positive correlation between OHCAs and exposure to both fine particulate matter and ozone.

Posted Monday, February 18, 2013

Cardiac Arrest Victim Saved by Coworker Who Fell on Him

The impact of the fall kick-started his heart.

Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Scientists Study Why Firefighters Are at Highest Risk of Heart Attacks

They'll monitor 50 firefighters over a two-year period.

Posted Friday, December 7, 2012

Paramedics Allegedly Refuse to Take Swine Flu Victim to Hospital 3 Times

Despite patient's extremely high temperature, crews told her to stay home.

Posted Thursday, December 6, 2012


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