Missouri Law to Require Civics Test, CPR for High SchoolersOther provisions include mandated dyslexia screening in public schools beginning in fall 2018 and a requirement that public schools give students a chance every day to say the Pledge of Allegiance.
New Missouri Law Requires CPR Training in High SchoolUnder the new law, students would have to take 30 minutes of CPR instruction, as well as training in the Heimlich maneuver.
Missouri House Approves CPR Requirement for High SchoolsThe House on Wednesday endorsed a bill that would make 30 minutes of instruction in CPR and choking first aid a prerequisite for high school graduation.
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.
Victim Revived After Reported Heroin Overdose in St. PetersThe Central County Fire and Rescue Unit rushed to the scene of a reported heroin overdose Monday night.
Life-Like Mannequins Interact with STL First Responders in Training"Instead of me standing there relating the information to them, they actually have to think their way through and treat the actual mannequin, just like you do in the field," says EMS supervisor Chris Thompson.
St. Louis Teen Performs CPR to Save Baby at StoreA suburban St. Louis high school student is being credited with saving a baby's life.
Middle School Staff, Police Save Student's LifeCross Keys Middle School Resource officer Kim Berry and physical education teacher Scott McMurry began CPR, then the principal and nurse arrived with an Automated External Defribulator.
St. Louis Man Resuscitated After Nearly Drowning In Meramec RiverGerald Shockley hospitalized in serious condition.