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St. Louis school staff use Chain of Survival training to help save a coworker who was suffering a heart attack

Staff at Gateway Science Academy acted fast to save a custodian when he displayed signs of a heart attack. Their training with CPR Plus and knowledge of the AHA Chain of Survival helped ensure a good outcome for their coworker. When Haley Pepper grabbed a snack from the teacher’s lounge, of course she wasn’t expecting … Read more

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Wash U faculty member survives a heart attack with help from his colleagues, who were recently trained in CPR and AED

A Washington University faculty member received help from his coworkers when he suffered a heart attack at work. The coworkers’ recent CPR and AED training prepared them to act quickly — and effectively. The heart attack came when Rick least expected it. At 51, he was healthy and active, routinely putting in both cardio and … Read more