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Muchos latinos en EE UU desconocen aparato que puede salvar vidas

Por AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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ANAHEIM, California – Según un nuevo estudio, uno de cuatro latinos desconoce un dispositivo portátil disponible en muchos entornos públicos que puede utilizarse para salvar la vida de una persona cuyo corazón ha dejado de latir.

Esa cifra se compara con 4 % de […]

Seattle becomes next city to tax sodas

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Seattle became the ninth area of the country to pass a sugary drink tax, with a 7-1 vote Monday that imposes a 1.75-cents-per-ounce levy on distributors.

Last week, a city committee passed the measure 5-2, changing the original proposal to exclude diet drinks. The amendment also […]

Cardiac arrest doesn’t have to be death sentence

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

When Russ Goedde woke up in the hospital in March, he checked for bruises because he thought he might have fallen down the stairs. But it was his heart that had caused the commotion in the gym that morning. It had stopped beating shortly after […]