New Protocol Could Significantly Increase Survival Rates In Cardiac Arrest CasesThere were more than half a million cases of cardiac arrest in the United States last year, killing more than 300,000 Americans. But now, a new emergency protocol that’s being tested can significantly increase survival rates.
Survey: Most Americans Don’t Know Difference Between Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest & StrokeDo you know what to do when someone has a heart attack? Do you know the difference between a heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest?
Heart Attack Survivor Returns To Thank Officers Who Saved Her LifeThanks to the kindness of strangers, Marlene Martens is still with us and she's showing her thanks to those who jumped into action with life-saving care.
Coach, Crowd Team Up To Save Life At Staten Island Little League GameA coach and the crowd at a Staten Island Little League game came together to perform a lifesaving rescue over the weekend.
MTA Police, Metro-North Fire Brigade & Commuter Save Man's Life In Grand CentralOn Jan. 23, 70-year-old Moises Dreszer and his wife were walking through Grand Central Terminal around 4:20 p.m. when Dreszer suddenly collapsed and went into cardiac arrest.
Report Claims Multiple Failures In Joan Rivers' Treatment At Endoscopy ClinicJoan Rivers did not consent to a laryngoscopy during which she lost consciousness due to lack of oxygen – and never regained consciousness before she died.
3 Pedestrians Hurt After Driver Goes Into Cardiac Arrest, Sets Off Chain-Reaction Crash In Forest HillsAn out of control vehicle caused a chain reaction crash, hurting several people in Queens.
Triathlete Back In Good Health After Being Saved From Clinical DeathA 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.
Police Helicopter Unit Rescues Man In Cardiac Arrest From Dredge BargePolice officers in a helicopter unit rescued a man suffering from chest pains onboard a dredge barge offshore from the Rockaways Thursday.
Man, Woman Hospitalized After Car Runs Off Road Into Bronx RiverTwo 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.
Livery Cabbie's Death During Detention Ruled A HomicideThe 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.
Family Searches For Anonymous LifesaverThe redheaded man conducted CPR on Jason Kroft, 40, when he went into cardiac arrest at Sixth Avenue and 45th Street on Oct. 5.