An off-duty firefighter from Georgia performed CPR for more than 30 minutes after a fellow passenger on his flight to Los Angeles suffered a cardiac arrest mid-flight. The flight made an emergency landing and the victim was taken to the hospital, where she regained consciousness and showed no signs of […]
Although not always possible to predict when emergency medical situations will happen, knowing how to respond to them safely and effectively can be critical in saving someone’s life. INSIDER spoke with Dr. Angela Jarman, assistant professor of emergency medicine at University of California, Davis, to get expert insight on what […]
CPR can be very dangerous, but you wouldn’t know it from watching medical dramas on TV. Researchers watched 91 episodes of Grey’s Anatomy and House and found that about 70% of people who received CPR survived. In real life, only 28.5% of adults survive to eventually leave the hospital. Many […]
Many skills take long-term effort to perfect, and they might not necessarily make your life any better. Here, author Steven John describes five skills that you can learn in a single day to immediately improve your life. In a speech at the 2017 Insight Summit, Michael Lewis said: “People waste […]
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VIDEO: You never know when you'll need to perform CPR or when you'll need to receive it. Dr. Lawrence Phillips, MD explains how to react when someone has gone into cardiac arrest.