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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For people whose hearts stop, bystander CPR is done in only one in three instances and only half the time it’s done right.
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.
Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States.
West Penn Allegheny’s STAR Center is providing free CPR and AED training in honor of Heart Health Month, which is next month.
A boy found at the bottom of a swimming pool has died. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office plans to perform an autopsy Saturday on 11-year-old Christopher Myers.
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 […]