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CPR

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Infant Dies After Needing Medical Attention At Walmart

An infant has died after needing medical attention at a local Walmart.

02/20/2014

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Local Emergency Medical Professional Sees Void In School Bus Driver Training

It is a daily routine of trust. Our children climb onto school buses and parents believe in the highly-trained professionals behind the wheel.

02/18/2014

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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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Importance Of CPR At Forefront During National Awareness Week

It is possible that a lot has changed since you learned CPR, and the people at the American Heart Association are using National CPR and AED Awareness Week to spread the word.

06/04/2013

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Parent Company Of Calif. Facility Caught Up In CPR Controversy Operates 3 Local Facilities

For seven minutes and 16 seconds last Tuesday, a 911 dispatcher pleaded with a nurse to begin CPR on 87-year-old Lorraine Bayless.

03/05/2013

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Controversy Brewing Over Performing CPR

Controversy has sparked over whether CPR would have saved the life of an 87-year in California.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/05/2013

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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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Susan’s Story: 1 Year Later, It’s Become Your Story, Too

It’s been a remarkable year for KDKA-TV News Anchor Susan Koeppen. Last Nov. 20, while out running with friends, she collapsed on the street – a victim of sudden cardiac arrest. We’ve shared the story of the strangers who stepped in and saved her life.

11/20/2012

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Hampton Girl Performs CPR On 4-Year-Old Cousin

A 10-year-old girl from Hampton who learned CPR in a babysitting class never dreamed she would put it to use so soon. Brooke Hathhorn was visiting relatives in Wisconsin when her 4-year-old cousin Noah fell into a swimming pool at a water park.

08/01/2012

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CPR Awareness Week Aims To Get More People Certified

Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. This week is CPR Awareness Week and organizations like the American Heart Association and the Red Cross are encouraging people to get certified.

06/08/2012

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Cardiac Arrest Survivor Meets Those Who Saved His Life

It has been estimated that only five percent of patients who suffer sudden cardiac arrest survive. On Friday, one of the lucky ones had a chance to meet the men and women who saved his life.

06/08/2012

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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

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Citizens Bank Employees Perform CPR On Collapsed Landscaper

A landscape worker was working in downtown Pittsburgh when he suffered a heart attack. Jimmy Koville was cutting grass in Gateway Center near the Citizens Bank when he collapsed behind the bushes.

05/10/2012

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Local Woman Helps Save Man With CPR

During KDKA-TV’s 5 p.m. newscast on Nov. 3, Donna Fryer was watching a story on how to give CPR. Little did she know that she would use what she learned in that story just six days later.

03/02/2012

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West Penn Hospital STAR Center Offers Free CPR Classes

For people whose hearts stop, bystander CPR is done in only one in three instances and only half the time it’s done right.

02/10/2012

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