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FDA approves new CPR devices that may increase cardiac arrest survival

Only 7 percent of the 300,000 people who suffer cardiac arrests outside of hospitals each year survive, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, despite the fact that two-thirds of these patients receive treatment...

source: By Lynn Hetzler
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Only 7 percent of the 300,000 people who suffer cardiac arrests...

source: By Lynn Hetzler

Men over 35 have an increased risk of cardiac arrest if exposed to poor quality air from bush fires, a new study has found. Researchers investigated the links between out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and bushfire smoke exposure in...

source: Medical Xpress

American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown is back in Austin at South by Southwest, one of the nation's most influential and hip gatherings. Brown spoke to attendees recently, emphasizing how technology and social connections can help Americans battle cardiovascular disease...

source: American Heart Association

A Canadian man has purchased a defibrillator for heart attacks because he is concerned about 911 response times in the rural area where he lives. Bad driving conditions this winter have confirmed for Chris Robinson that the $1,000 he spent to purchase the unit on eBay...

source: CBC News

Heart disease is most often thought to strike older adults. But a new study has found that by age 11, children in the United States have developed some bad habits that can affect their heart health as they age. The study, published by the American Heart Association, analyzed...

source: Healthline


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