Gov. Brown Requires CPR Instruction In High SchoolsGovernor Jerry Brown signed into law Saturday AB 1719, a law that requires hands-on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instruction, along with Automated External Defibrillator awareness in high school health classes,
Firefighters Called To House Fire In Oakland Hills, Find Man Dying Of Cardiac ArrestWhile extinguishing the fire, firefighters searched the home and found a man in cardiac arrest in a bedroom. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
East Bay Firefighters' Life-Saving Smartphone App Works As Designed When Man Needed CPRA smartphone app pioneered by an East Bay fire department is being credited with saving a life by alerting an off-duty firefighter of someone nearby who needed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.
Good Samaritans Rescue 6-Year Old Boy From San Leandro MarinaGood Samaritans rescued a 6-year-old boy from the water at the San Leandro Marina Sunday afternoon, police said.
No Charges After California Care Home Refuses To Give CPRPolice said Wednesday that no criminal charges will be filed after a care worker's attention-grabbing refusal to perform CPR on a resident of a Central California independent-living facility.
California Woman Denied CPR Wanted No Intervention, Family SaysThe company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy. But the elderly woman’s family said she would not have wanted life-prolonging aid.
Police Investigating CPR Refusal, Death At Bakersfield Senior FacilityPolice on Monday were investigating whether there was any criminal wrongdoing in the handling of a health emergency at an independent living facility where a woman died after a nurse refused to provide CPR.
Nurse At California Senior Facility Refuses CPR To Dying WomanA Central California retirement facility is under scrutiny after a 911 call revealed a nurse refused to give an unconscious woman CPR. The woman later died.
Contra Costa County Launches Life-Saving CPR AppThe PulsePoint app notifies smartphone users who are trained in CPR and willing to respond to emergencies when someone nearby is suffering a cardiac emergency and may require CPR.
Jefferson Award Winner Honors Son With Life-Saving LessonsDo you know what to do if someone collapses with heart trouble? This week's Jefferson Award winner has made it her mission to teach thousands of children what to do in that situation, so they can save a life.
SF Police Officers Hailed As Heroes For Saving Newborn Both officers said they are still quite shaken by the ordeal, when a man handed them the bloody newborn.
Paramedics Perform CPR On Suspect After Fleeing From San Francisco Police, Resisting ArrestParamedics performed CPR on a suspect who attempted to flee from police and resist arrest late Thursday night in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond district, according to police.