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Cardiac Arrest

An NYPD helicopter unit rescues a man in cardiac arrest from a dredge barge offshore from the Rockaways. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Helicopter Unit Rescues Man In Cardiac Arrest From Dredge Barge

Police officers in a helicopter unit rescued a man suffering from chest pains onboard a dredge barge offshore from the Rockaways Thursday.


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Man, Woman Hospitalized After Car Runs Off Road Into Bronx River

Two people were removed from the vehicle, the male driver was taken to Westchester County Medical Center, and a female who was in cardiac arrest was taken to Lawrence Hospital.


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Livery Cabbie’s Death During Detention Ruled A Homicide

The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers has raised new questions about Taxi and Limousine Commission officers, after a livery cabbie died while being detained for allegedly picking up illegal fares at John F. Kennedy International Airport.


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Family Searches For Anonymous Lifesaver

The redheaded man conducted CPR on Jason Kroft, 40, when he went into cardiac arrest at Sixth Avenue and 45th Street on Oct. 5.


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4-Year-Old Bronx Boy Killed In Fall From Apartment Window

A 4-year-old Bronx boy died when he fell out of an apartment window on Saturday, according to authorities.


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Connecticut Doctor Attempting CPR Record In Stamford

What if you were with somebody who suddenly went into cardiac arrest? What if there was no one else around to help? Would you know how to restart this person’s heart?


Kathleen Miskell (credit: Erin Mulcahy)

Parasailing Death Of Conn. Woman To Be Investigated

The National Transportation Safety Board is sending an agent to investigate the death of a woman who fell into the Atlantic Ocean when her harness broke while parasailing.


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New CPR App Helps You Respond To An Emergency

Need to save someone’s life? There’s an app for that!


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Study: Survival Rate Low For Heart Attacks In Suffolk County

If you have heart problems, you might want to stay away from the eastern half of Long Island.


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L.I. Cops: Suspect Dies After Swallowing Drugs During Arrest

A Long Island man who was being apprehended by police died after authorities say he swallowed what appeared to be crack or cocaine and went into cardiac arrest.


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Doctors: Be Careful During Jets Game

After the Jets fell to the Indianapolis Colts in last year’s AFC Championship game, Coach Rex Ryan and his Gang Green pledged to return and go even farther in this year’s playoffs. But as fans prepare for Sunday’s showdown in Steeler town, doctors say be weary.


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Firefighters Battle Early-Morning Blaze In Queens

The fire broke out on the top floor of a six-story residential building at 35-10 150th St.


Thomas Anthony Adams

Family In Shock After ‘Healthy’ 16-Year-Old Son Dies

Thomas Anthony Adams took a pitch in the chest during warm ups, stood up, told his teammates he couldn’t breathe and collapsed. He died shortly after.



NYC Ambulances Start Using Hypothermia Therapy

New York City paramedics have begun treating cardiac arrest patients with hypothermia therapy in ambulances.

1010 WINS–08/02/2010