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Saving Lives With Cell Phones

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research shows that only one-third of people who have been trained in CPR will actually perform CPR in an emergency - the other two-thirds do nothing. Bystanders frequently state that they don't act because ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Other
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New Device Can Aid Physicians in Detecting Heart Attacks

(PhysOrg.com) -- The American Heart Association estimates 700,000 Americans will experience a myocardial infarction, or heart attack, each year. For the most severe cases, patient outcome often depends on the speed with which ...

dateJan 08, 2010 in Other
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The high cost of treating alcohol-impaired drivers

The costs of drinking and driving are all too apparent, with alcohol involved in 41 percent of all motor vehicle crash fatalities in 2006. In addition to the mortality and morbidity associated with drinking and driving, the ...

dateOct 05, 2009 in Health
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