Mother saves daughter after drowning using CPR

A woman new to Central Texas is sharing her story after using CPR to save her daughter’s life. “She’s the ultimate girly-girl. She loves all things sparkly and pink and purple and unicorns and babydolls and butterflies, dancing,” says Melissa Garcia, talking about her daughter Maddie. Maddie is an extraordinary little girl. And at six years old, she already has an[..]

American Heart Association introduces new mobile app

My Cardiac Coach Heart attack is scary and confusing. Recovery shouldn’t be. My Cardiac Coach app available on the Apple App Store or the Google Play is designed to be a personalized recovery toolkit on your smartphone. • Trustworthy information from the experts at the American Heart Association • Interactive lessons to help you learn what you need to know • Progress-trackers for[..]

Can You Find The Defibrillator At Work? Increase Your Survival Rates

About 10,000 cardiac arrests happen in workplaces each year, according to the American Heart Association. Using an automatic external defibrillator can increase the chance of survival.Do you know where your workplace’s automated external defibrillator is located? About half of all U.S. employees don’t, according to the results of an American Heart Association survey. The survey[..]