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A British woman has made a full recovery after suffering a six-hour cardiac arrest caused by severe hypothermia -- a condition that doctors say also saved her life.
Bystanders who spot a woman suffering from cardiac arrest are less likely to resuscitate her than those who witness a man suffering from a similar episode, according to a new study.
A first aid instructor in Nanaimo, B.C. had just finished explaining CPR to his students, demonstrating chest compressions, when one of the students suddenly became an all-too-real world example.
Two members of a Nova Scotia baseball team are being credited with helping save a fellow player’s life after their 23-year-old catcher collapsed and went into cardiac arrest.
There can be a downside to living on the upper floors of highrise apartments and condominiums for residents who suffer a cardiac arrest and need emergency treatment, a study suggests.
Sudden cardiac arrest may not always be so sudden: New research suggests a lot of people may ignore potentially life-saving warning signs hours, days, even a few weeks before they collapse.