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Report Finds Survival Rate For Cardiac Arrest ‘Dismal’

WASHINGTON (CBS DC)– Officials are calling for more awareness for sudden cardiac arrest, the No. 3 killer of Americans. CBS News reports The Institute of Medicine is calling for a national campaign to fight cardiac […]


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Senate Bill Would Expand Child Care, Boost Safety

Child care providers who receive federal support would have to undergo criminal background checks, know first aid and CPR and get other medical training under a bill moving forward in the Senate.


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CPR Certification May Become Graduation Requirement

Soon you may need more than just good grades to graduate from high school in Maryland. You’ll need to know how to save a life.


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Study: Minorities In Poor Neighborhoods Less Likely To Receive CPR, Survive

Minorities who suffer heart attacks in poor neighborhoods are not nearly as likely to receive proper CPR compared to if they were to suffer from cardiac arrest in affluent white neighborhoods.