Houston mayor wants to improve the lack of CPR training in low-income areas
Shirley King has been the secretary at her church for more than 20 years. She's also a retired nurse, who's tried to teach some of her neighbors how to perform CPR. "I think the big thing is just the fear factor," King said. "Not knowing what's going to happen, not knowing how to do it and what's going to happen to you." A team of experts from Rice University has seen those same tendencies in low-income minority areas all throughout Houston. Most of those areas have higher numbers of heart attacks and fewer people either willing or able to administer CPR.
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