How to keep kids safe around a fire

A safety circle of at least 10 feet, a gate or other type of barrier should be placed around campfires to prevent people from getting injured in case of falls.

Longer CPR may be worth it

Japanese researchers report that continuing CPR for a half hour or more may help more victims survive with good brain function.

New kit to help babies breathe wins GSK award

A simple low-cost device that helps newborn babies to breathe and has the potential to transform the life chances for thousands of African babies has won a significant GlaxoSmithKline award.

Mechanical CPR no improvement

A study indicates that a mechanical device that delivers chest compressions during CPR does not improve short-term survival of cardiac arrest patients.

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