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cardiac arrest

10 things to know before lightning strikes

Here's your primer to keep it from happening to you.

Patient Story

‘An amazing save’

The way Paul Niles sees it, his decision to go truck shopping set off a miraculous chain of events that saved his life.

Put down the shovel

Take to heart this warning if you have any heart attack risk factors or symptoms. Really.

Big factor in survival: Bystander action

Learn CPR so you can quickly step in to perform resuscitation. You may just save a life.

Patient Story

Eric Wild’s wild ride

Martial arts practitioner who ‘died three times’ credits his medical team and the love of his life with saving his life.

Safe travels for troubled tickers

Knowing where to seek medical help on vacation can make all the difference when heart attack symptoms are at play.

Patient Story

‘One last chance’

A rare, eleventh-hour cardiac ablation procedure saves a retired firefighter’s life.

Patient Story

‘I’m a warrior’

Fabiola Garnett suffered cardiac arrest at age 13. Two decades later, she received the gift of a heart.

Study: Women less likely to receive CPR

Woefully inaccurate notions about women may explain why some folks are prone to inaction when an ailing woman needs lifesaving chest compressions.

Patient Story

‘One person can really make a difference’

It seemed like the perfect day for a run. It ended with an off-duty nurse saving a jogger’s life.

Today’s go-go world too much for too many hearts

Our fast-paced, 'always-on' world causes increased psycho-social stress and, possibly, an increase in the likelihood of sudden cardiac arrest.

Patient Story

‘We had to help you’

When a retiree collapsed at the gym, two bystanders jumped in to help save him.

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