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Four Recognized for Saving Man's Life With CPR in Afton

On November 6, 2017, 70-year-old Bruce Dailey collapsed during a lifeguard certification class after suffering from a heart attack. The four women quickly sprang into action to perform CPR and give Dailey three shocks with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) before getting taken to the hospital.

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Girl saved by firefighters, nurses at basketball tournament after falling into cardiac arrest

Scottsburg Fire Chief James Richey told WDRB-TV the 5th grade girl collapsed on the sideline of one of the courts, and several nurses who were watching the games immediately sprang into action to work to revive her. Richey said a nearby AED, an automated external defibrillator, made the difference ...

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AED's Donated to Bluffton Township Fire District

Arrhythmia Alliance Featured on WTOC News Cast

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Arrhythmia Alliance - Defibs Save Lives - Bluffton Hearts Matter 5 Additional AED's Donated

5 Additional AEDs Donated to Bluffton Township Fire District as a result of a grant provided by Community Foundation of the lowcountry.

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Do you know the difference between a heart attack and a cardiac arrest?

A cardiac arrest is triggered by an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat and can cause death within minutes if the victim isn't treated. While the two heart conditions are different, they are linked as a sudden cardiac arrest can occur after a heart attack – or during recovery.

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1 in 5 NBA players have heart scans that appear abnormal, study reveals

'Basketball players may be playing longer, but we have shown that players do develop significant changes with exercise,' David Engel, lead author of the study which was published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Hardeeville AED Ceremony

Arrhythmia Alliance Presents City of Hardeeville with AED's

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Shocking study reveals women are less likely than men to receive CPR in public

Here's one of the worst examples of gender bias I've come across in medicine – and I've come across quite a few in my career. Namely the fact that women are less likely than men to receive CPR if they have a heart attack in a public place. And they're more likely to die. It reminds me of the bad old days ...

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Doctor: AED is a lifesaver, and more should be available in NH

EPPING — An automated external defibrillator can mean the difference between life and death. That’s why medical professionals like Exeter Hospital cardiologist Dr. Ernest Podrasky would like to see a lot more of them in public places. The small portable device commonly known as an AED delivers a shock to the heart to restore regular heart rhythm during sudden cardiac arrest.

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Man thanks those who brought him back to life

Through CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator installed at the pool, they were able to get White's pulse back. Dover Fire and Rescue ...

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