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Cardiac Arrest

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Nurse Holiday Shopping Performs CPR On Woman In Cardiac Arrest At Walmart

A local woman who was finishing her holiday shopping was thrust into the middle of a life-changing and potentially life-saving situation.

12/16/2013

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Teamwork Saves Man With Heart Attack At Work

If you had a heart attack at work, would your co-workers know what to do?

08/22/2013

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Former Sopranos Cast Member Joe Gannascoli Remebers James Gandolfini

Former Sopranos cast member Joe Gannascoli who played Vito on the show rembers James Gandolfini on The Fan Morning Show.

93-7 The Fan–06/21/2013

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Cooling Is Key To Protecting Organs After Prolonged CPR

It’s a heart condition with no warning signs — not even chest pains — but it can quickly escalate into a medical emergency, even death.

01/10/2013

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Wecht Weighs In Former Rankin Police Chief’s Death

While Washington County investigators say a former Rankin Police chief’s death appears to be from natural causes, former Allegheny County Coroner Dr. Cyril Wecht says police use of a Taser did not directly cause his death.

12/17/2012

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Fayette County Burglary Victim Suffers Heart Attack, Dies

The sun was shining brightly through the stained glass window at the Mazzocco family home in Fayette County Thursday afternoon. But something is amiss; a two by four holds the front door in place. The door frame is shattered and the family is planning a funeral.

11/29/2012

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Save A Life, Learn CPR

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. It’s what almost claimed the life of KDKA-TV News Anchor Susan Koeppen. But, she is alive in part to the quick action of some passers-by who performed CPR.

05/22/2012

Susan’s Story: Life-Saving CPR

Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. It is what almost claimed the life of KDKA-TV News Anchor Susan Koeppen. But she is alive thanks in part to the quick action of friends and some passerby’s who performed CPR.

02/03/2012

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Susan’s Story: CPR Training Can Save Lives

Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States.

02/03/2012

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Man Says Emotional Thank You To Pittsburgh Paramedics

It was an emotional and joyful reunion Saturday for a Steelers fan from Indiana who suffered a heart attack while visiting the city last year. Jay Gebhardt and his family returned to Pittsburgh this weekend to say thank you to the paramedics who helped to save his life.

12/03/2011

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Sheriff’s Deputies Revive McKeesport Officer

A 43-year-old McKeesport police officer was in full cardiac arrest when two Allegheny County Sheriff’s deputies revived him on a stairwell between the first and second floors of the Allegheny County Courthouse. The incident took […]

KDKA-TV–11/08/2010