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World restart a heart day promotes training for hands only CPR

Posted at 2:25 PM, Oct 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-15 14:25:28-04

Did you know that CPR, if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival? But every year more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in the United States, and less than half of these people get CPR from a bystander. Today's interview with Dr. Leith States of the Department of Health and Human Services, and Dr. Laura Herrera Scott, VP of Medicaid Clinical Operations for Anthem Foundation, talk about saving a life in two easy steps with hands-only CPR training.