American Heart Association Updates CPR GuidelinesNew CPR guidelines say the risk of harm during compressions to a person is low even if they aren’t in cardiac arrest.
Bystander CPR Is Not Legally Risky, Analysis FindsSome people hesitate to perform life-saving CPR for fear they might get into legal trouble, but a new study finds that fear is unfounded.
Study Identifies Why Bystanders Hesitate To Give CPRWhen someone collapses in public, bystanders are often afraid to perform CPR even though it could save their life. Now researchers at the University of Florida have discovered why.
Teen Who Saved Classmate Wants CPR Training Required For All Mass. StudentsIt was an ordinary math class at Millis High School, when Sean White heard his friend coughing behind him in the next row.
Watertown Day Care Shut Down After Child's DeathA Watertown daycare has been shut down 11 days after a baby girl died.
Family 'Forever Grateful' After Off-Duty Firefighter Performs Life-Saving CPRA local family is hoping to find the off-duty firefighter who provided life-saving CPR during a cardiac arrest.
Baseball Player Saved After Collapsing On Newton FieldEric Stephens was brought back to life after collapsing during a baseball game in Newton on Thursday night.
Runner Saved By Good Samaritans, Boston EMSSeveral Good Samaritans are being credited with saving a life after a man went into cardiac arrest during a 5K race.
Paramedics Use New Machine To Save Heart Attack VictimA new, lifesaving machine did its job for the first time in Pepperell this weekend.
Charlestown Little League Considering New Safety Measures After Tragic AccidentA boy is left in critical condition after a friendly pick-up baseball game went wrong on Sunday.
Boy Hit In Chest By Baseball Rushed To HospitalThe child, who was pitching, was struck in the chest by a line drive and knocked unconscious.
Nurse Rescues Man Who Collapsed At Shrewsbury High SchoolA 71-year-old Middleton man is alive thanks to the skill and kindness of a stranger.
Off-Duty Firefighters Save Man's Life During Patriots Game At Gillette StadiumTwo off-duty firefighters helped save the life of a man who had a heart attack in the middle of Saturday’s Patriots game at Gillette Stadium.
Mother Saves Choking Son Thanks To Wilmington Police CPR CourseA mother was able to save her choking son thanks to a CPR course she took at the Wilmington Police station.
Duxbury Woman Helps Save Boyfriend's Life With Phone Call After Heart AttackA man is thanking EMTs, his girlfriend, and a very calm 911 operator for saving his life.