CPR

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NY On Verge Of Requiring CPR Training In High School

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed into law a measure directing the state’s commissioner of education to come up with a CPR training curriculum.

10/21/2014

Azeem Keshwani, 12, was choking on a piece of chicken when a school aide saved his life. (Credit: CBS 2)

Heroic Great Neck South Middle School Aide Saves Choking Student

She remained calm amid chaos. A heroic school aide came to the rescue of a child who was turning blue and choking in the cafeteria.

10/02/2014

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High School Students In New Jersey Required To Have CPR Training

Students will be required to have lessons in both CPR and using external defibrillators but they will not have to be certified.

08/20/2014

Mike Vercellone, 19, helped revive former teammate who collapsed during track practice at Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Recent HS Graduate Helps Revive Former Track Teammate In Montvale

Mike Vercellone was a member of the high school track team until he graduated last spring. He was back on campus Wednesday to help out a practice while on spring break from Rutgers.

03/20/2014

Pascack Hills High School (CBS 2)

15-Year-Old New Jersey Boy Collapses During H.S. Track Practice

There was a big scare on a New Jersey high school track Wednesday after a student collapsed during practice.

03/19/2014

Firefighters saved a young child from a smokey East Orange fire on Sunday. (Credit CBS 2)

Firefighters Save Young Child From Smokey East Orange Blaze

Crews responded to a smokey fire in a fourth floor apartment in East Orange. They found the two or three-year-old child inside and not breathing.

03/09/2014

Soccer Coach Isha Hamilton (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Soccer Coach Saves Seventh Grader’s Life

Seventh-grader Kiavelyn Altagracia was trying out for the soccer team at Edmund W. Miles Middle School in Amityville when she suddenly collapsed on the field Monday.

09/19/2013

Officer Richard Natale

Officer Credited With Saving Man Who Was Trapped In Water In Upper Manhattan

Police Wednesday evening were congratulating an officer who rescued a man who got caught in the water as he tried to repair his jet ski on the northern edge of Manhattan.

08/21/2013

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Retired Firefighter Prevents Tragedy, Saves Baby’s Life In Maspeth

A quick thinking retired firefighter prevented a 4th of July tragedy when he saved the life of a 2-year-old who fell in a pool.

07/04/2013

Survivors Meet Rescuers

Cardiac Patients Come Together With Strangers Who Saved Their Lives

Everyone likes a second chance, but it’s something special when you get a second chance at life — being resuscitated from cardiac arrest.

05/22/2013

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New Jersey Boy Knocked Out By Ball To The Chest Released From The Hospital

Ian McGreevy, of Northvale, was darting to steal third base on Saturday during a Little League game in Harrington Park when the catcher fired the ball, striking him in the chest.

05/13/2013

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Fan Revives Youth Baseball Player Knocked Out By Ball To The Chest

A woman watching the game came to the boy’s aid and soon revived him, and he was conscious and alert when paramedics arrived. The child was flown to a hospital, but further details on his condition were not available.

05/11/2013

Robert Kennish (Credit: TSA)

Newark TSA Screener Administers CPR, Helps Save Dying Passenger

A TSA Security Inspector at Newark Liberty International Airport is being hailed a hero.

04/24/2013

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Seen At 11: Westchester Man Saves Wife’s Life With CPR Following Vacation Accident

Bill and Hillary are both experienced divers, they were on a trip with their three sons in Costa Rica last April when their dive took a dangerous turn.

02/18/2013

Margaret Savarese, Rick Spellman reunite after he performed CPR on her when she collapsed (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Former Lifeguard Hailed A Hero, Saves Woman On L.I. Golf Course

Margaret Savarese of Massapequa was at the 8th tee on the blue course at Eisenhower Park when she suddenly collapsed.

01/08/2013

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