Cardiac Arrest

Comedian Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, 2014 a week after suffering complications during a routine throat procedure at a doctor’s office. She was 81. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Report Claims Multiple Failures In Joan Rivers’ Treatment At Endoscopy Clinic

Joan Rivers did not consent to a laryngoscopy during which she lost consciousness due to lack of oxygen – and never regained consciousness before she died.

11/10/2014

Several people were hurt after a vehicle lost control and sparked a chain reaction crash in Queens. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

3 Pedestrians Hurt After Driver Goes Into Cardiac Arrest, Sets Off Chain-Reaction Crash In Forest Hills

An out of control vehicle caused a chain reaction crash, hurting several people in Queens.

10/31/2014

Chris Lapak of Copiague, Long Island, was saved after 11 minutes of clinical death during the New York City Triathlon. (Credit: CBS 2)

Triathlete Back In Good Health After Being Saved From Clinical Death

A Long Island man was clinically dead for 11 minutes when his heart stopped during the New York City Triathlon this past summer, but he has defied the odds.

10/24/2014

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.

09/04/2014

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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.

06/21/2014

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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.

03/31/2013

Corner Of 6th Ave. and 45th St. (credit: Google Maps)

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.

10/14/2012

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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.

09/29/2012

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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?

08/20/2012

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.

08/17/2012

Team Life CPR App

New CPR App Helps You Respond To An Emergency

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

04/02/2012

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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.

08/12/2011

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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.

03/27/2011

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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.

01/22/2011

35-10 (credit: CBS 2)

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.

12/09/2010

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