New CPR Method Could be More EffectiveCardiologists and ER doctors are re-thinking CPR and the best way to successfully keep a cardiac arrest patient alive.
Madison Co. Adds AEDs to Squad CarsHealth workers in Madison County have dramatically increased their ability to help patients who go into cardiac arrest.
Death of 3-Year-Old to Cardiac Arrest, Now Ruled HomicideInitially investigators thought Daylen Brown died of cardiac arrest.
Study Shows CPR, AED's Increase Survival Chances A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows survival chances increase substantially when bystanders deliver CPR and defibrillation before first responders arrive.
Death of 13-Year-Old Athlete Prompts Closer Look at Rare Heart Conditions in TeenagersA local cardiac surgeon says the sudden death of a 13-year-old O'Fallon, Illinois boy during basketball practice last week at school is rare, but happens more often than it should.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Coming as a SurpriseExperts say of the 350,000 Americans that die from sudden cardiac arrest every year, about half do not have knowledge of any heart problems.
St. Louis Flight Lands in Oklahoma After Man DiesFlight 1274 left St. Louis around 3 p.m. Wednesday and was headed to Phoenix when the 71-year-old man fell ill.