Are you prepared for a cardiac emergency?

Published: January, 2007

Most heart attacks happen at home. Be ready if one strikes at yours.

If home is where the heart is, it's also where the heart attacks and cardiac arrests are "" up to three-quarters of them happen at home. Yet family members of those at high risk tend to be unprepared for these devastating emergencies. The sad fact is that people are more likely to get potentially lifesaving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in an airport, mall, or other public place than at home.

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