“The Heart suddenly stopped!” What parents need to know.

Everybody knows, when the heart stops beating, life ends. Sure? What if you were a bystander and knew how to give CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation)? Or, what if your own child suddenly went into sudden cardiac arrest? Daunting to think about it? You might think this is a rare event. Every year, approximately eight children out […]

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What is CPR? Philadelphia residents need to know.

CPR is a first aid method of response called “Cardiopulmonary resuscitation”.  This is a technique that is used in an attempt to rescue a person who has gone into cardiac arrest. CPR training is recommended by the American Heart Association and is something that everyone should learn how to do, even if you are not […]

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