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Sixth-grader’s science project grows into adult-sized study showing kids can do CPR, too

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

ANAHEIM, California – At first, Eashan Biswas was just looking for a way to use a video game in his sixth-grade science project. But now, the aspiring doctor’s name is on a scientific study being presented on a national stage – and, more importantly, […]

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12-year-old learns CPR during 911 call to save mom

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Lying on the floor unconscious, choking from food blocking her airway, Kimberly Glen’s life depended on her 12-year-old daughter Kinsey and the woman giving instructions over the phone.

The story has a happy ending, but it underscores the importance of CPR and the need to learn […]

New Mexico becomes 28th state to require CPR in Schools

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

New Mexico teen Jonathan Madrid was biking with his friends in August when he fell and hit his head. His friends didn’t know what to do about his injuries and let him sleep it off.

Madrid passed away later that night. He was 18.

Since his death, […]