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Video: Texas cop administers CPR to toddler, saves his life

Granbury - The father of a three-year-old called 911 after his son stopped breathing and was unresponsive. A police officer arrived within minutes and revived the toddler using CPR. Much of the officer’s lifesaving heroics was captured on his car’s dashcam.

Officer administers life-saving CPR following violent crash

Kansas City - A Kansas City police officer is being commended for his quick transition from law enforcement official to lifesaving paramedic Sunday after the SUV he was pursuing violently crashed and the driver was thrown from the vehicle.

Man distracted by electronic device walks off a cliff and dies

San Diego - The man who was distracted by the electronic device he was holding and fell 60 feet to his death at San Diego's Sunset Cliffs has been identified, lifeguards say. The incident happened around 4:50 p.m. on Christmas day.

CPR experts debate 'hands-only' procedures

2010 was the year that the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (Ilcor) released a "hands-only" CPR article that was fairly well accepted. Now Canadian officials are questioning whether a multi-step method would be better.

Chile: Firefighter rescues, saves dog’s life by CPR after a fire

Santiago - A firefighter of the Santiago de Chile Fire Department is being hailed as a hero after he rescued from a burning house a dog that was showing faint vital signs and applied resuscitation procedures using rescue breathing and chest compressions (CPR).

Boys save 12-week-old infant by teaching panicked mom CPR

Marietta - Rocky Hurt, 9, and Ethan Wilson, 10, helped a panicky Georgia mother Susanna Rohm when her baby, Isaiah, suddenly stopped breathing. The panicked mother was unable to find her cellphone to call 911. She rushed out of the house shouting for help.

Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 dispatcher's plea

An elderly woman who was being cared for at a retirement facility in California died after a nurse at the facility refused to perform CPR after the woman collapsed.

Michigan voter appears to die, is revived, asks if he voted yet

Southfield - The elderly man collapsed at a polling station. He had no heartbeat and was not breathing but was revived by a nurse. The first thing he wanted to know after coming back to life was whether he had cast his ballot.

Heroic woman Lauren Kornacki lifts car, saves her father's life

Glen Allen - Alec Kornacki, 52, was almost killed Saturday when he was pinned underneath his BMW. The car slipped off the jack while he was fixing it. He was rescued by his daughter who, in an extraordinary feat of strength, lifted the car and rescued her father.

Two women repay good Samaritan by saving his life

Sara Berg and her cousin are credited with helping to save a man's life who had gone into cardiac arrest just minutes after he helped the two women change a blown tire along a Wisconsin highway.

Vet performs mouth-to-beak resuscitation on eagle

Bend - An Oregon veterinarian used mouth to beak resuscitation recently to save a bald eagle who had stopped breathing during surgery.

CPR in Canada releases guidelines to 'push fast and push hard'

Canada released new emergency care guidelines for performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) today in the 2010 Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

Lose the mouth to mouth contact & CPR works just as well

Baltimore - You can forget about what you've been taught about performing CPR on someone who doesn't appear to be breathing. Two studies have now proven if you drop the mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and only use chest compression, the results will still be the same.

Doctors: Bee Gees 'Stayin' Alive' song could save your life

U.S. doctors report that the Bee Gees’ "Stayin’ Alive" song provides an ideal beat to follow while performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a heart attack victim.

Help For Heart Attacks As Update To CPR Announced

In a major update, The American Heart Association announced the effectiveness of hands only CardioPulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), is equivalent to the earlier orthodox method practiced for decades.

You Know the Party's Over When You're Giving CPR to a Bale Of Hay

This 39 year old Hilton Head Island man was convinced the woman could be saved. He told sheriff's that 5 people had knocked on his door and invited him to a party. Once outside, they appeared shocked and indicated that the woman on the sidewalk was dead!

Possible Walkout Wednesday at CPR

1,300 managers are being sent across Canada by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. to await an impending strike by 3,200 maintenance staff on Wednesday. If the walkout does happen Canadians could see shortages of everything from propane to imported products.

Chest Presses Better when performing CPR

Chest compressions are better than mouth to mouth when performing CPR.

Man Saves Dog With Mouth-To-Snout Action

The great things you learn in CPR classes pay off!! Whether it is a human or animal.

Glove gives CPR a helping hand

Two engineering students from McMaster University have invented the CPR Glove to help anyone who does not know CPR to perform it on a victim of a heart attack.

Learn CPR and choking first-aid

The University of Washington School of Medicine site features video demonstrations of CPR and first aid for choking victims.
 

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People and children learn CPR differently around the world. Now there is some discussion on what the best method is for North America.
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The map shows the full network of routes that have been towed over the last 75 years, each with a two-letter route ID. These routes were not all used at the same time.
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