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New AED laws passed in New York, Maine, Illinois, and Tennessee

New York state has enacted laws requiring automated external defibrillators(AEDs) in health clubs and dental offices. Assembly Bill 3798, sponsored by Assemblymember Mike Spano, amends the state’s general business law to require that AEDs be available at health clubs during business hours when the clubs are staffed. Senate Bill 2923, sponsored by Senator Martin J. Golden, requires AEDs in […]

Just an unbelievable AED save in Cedar Rapids, IA [VIDEO]

Police Officer Reid Lander climbed over a train carrying a Powerheart AED to save a stricken cardiac arrest victim on the other side. “I climbed up over the train and ran the rest of the way over to the ballpark,” said Lander. The 47-year-old man from Illinois survived. He was taken to Mercy Medical Center and doctors credited Lander’s […]