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Police: No Criminal Charges Surrounding Death of Woman Denied CPR

Police: No Criminal Charges Surrounding Death of Woman Denied CPR

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(BAKERSFIELD, Calif.) — No one will be charged in connection with the death of an 87-year-old woman after she was denied CPR at her retirement home, Bakersfield, Calif., police said Wednesday night.Authorities opened an investi…

Heart Experts: Don’t Think, Just Do CPR

Heart Experts: Don’t Think, Just Do CPR

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An incident that made headlines Monday seemed shocking: An assisted living facility worker refused to give CPR to an elderly woman who had collapsed on the floor.And yet it’s an all-too-common situation, as priva…

Elderly Woman Dies After Nurse Refuses to Give Her CPR

Elderly Woman Dies After Nurse Refuses to Give Her CPR

ABC News(BAKERSFIELD, Calif.) — A 911 dispatcher pleaded with a nurse at a Bakersfield, Calif., senior living facility to save the life of an elderly woman by giving her CPR, but the nurse said policy did not allow her to, according to a newly release…

Musher Saves Dog with Mouth-to-Snout

Musher Saves Dog with Mouth-to-Snout

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(RAINY PASS, Alaska) — When Marshall collapsed on the Iditarod trail, Scott Janssen did what any good friend would do:  He stopped the sled and gave mouth-to-mouth CPR.Or mouth-to-snout, as the case may be. Marshall is a vet…

New Jersey Teen Uses CPR to Revive Elderly Man

New Jersey Teen Uses CPR to Revive Elderly Man

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(DENVILLE, N.J.) — A 16-year-old New Jersey girl received a very grown-up honor this week for reviving an elderly man who suffered a heart attack in a bowling alley.Christa Fairclough of Denville sprang into action on Dec. 9 when s…

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