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Smartphone App Alerts Trained Bystanders to Cardiac Emergencies

Smartphones are opening up a new way to save lives in some U.S. and European cities, where emergency dispatch centers send mobile phone alerts to nearby citizen responders when a person needs cardiopulmonary resuscitation - or CPR - in a public place. Last September, Karen Garrison learned just how much of a lifesaver the service can be. She was shopping with her children in Spokane, Washington, when her youngest child, baby Nolan, stopped breathing. "It was such a blur,” she...

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