Man Tried To Drown Himself, Now Suing Police Who Saved His LifeA Virginia pool worker, who tried to drown himself during a bipolar episode, is now suing the police officers and lifeguard who saved him because they allegedly took too long to do it.
Santorum Suggests Kids Take CPR Classes Instead of Demanding Gun LawsFormer Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Rick Santorum on Sunday suggested students protesting for gun control legislation would be better served by taking CPR classes and preparing for active-shooter scenarios.
North Bay Father, Son Ride On Rose Parade FloatFifteen-year-old Lewis Griffith and his father Steve were special guests on the American Heart Association and Union Bank float.
North Bay Father, Son Riding In Rose Parade Float For CPR Heroes, SurvivorsA North Bay teenager and his father are traveling to Pasadena to be in the Rose Parade on a special float for heroes and the ones whose lives they saved.
'Stayin' Alive' Beat Helped Save Subway Worker's LifeA subway worker has survived an electrocution on the third rail thanks to a co-worker performing CPR to the beat of the 1977 Bee Gees disco hit "Stayin' Alive."
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.