22-Year-Old Saved 10 Years After Loss

A 22-year-old student of East Stroudsburg University was saved by an AED Tuesday afternoon. The AED that saved the student's life was purchased by a local nonprofit started by Rachel Moyer, whose 15-year-old Greg Moyer died December 2nd, 2000, from sudden cardiac arrest during halftime of a basketball game. "I can't even tell you how happy I was to hear the news," said Moyer.
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Poorly Maintained AEDs Spark $300,000 Donation

Reading Hospital and Friends of Reading Hospital, a nonprofit volunteer organization in Pennsylvania, recently announced that they will outfit every police cruiser in Berks County with lifesaving AEDs in an effort to save lives and improve response times to incidences of sudden cardiac arrest. The initiative will outfit the local community with over 230 AEDs and the two organizations will cover the $300,000 cost. The program will mark the first time state police in Pennsylvania patrolling a specific area will have AEDs in all of their cruisers.
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Man Saved by AED at Rice University

A 65-year-old man was saved by a LIFEPAK CR Plus AED after suffering sudden cardiac arrest while working out at the Rice University Track and Field Stadium. Jon Warren, head coach for Rice University's Men's Track and Field, noticed the man collapse and immediately called medical professionals at 911. He then located one of Rice University's 30 LIFEPAK CR Plus AEDs, which he used to restore the man's heart rhythm.
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School Play Interrupted as AED Saves Life

A high school play of 'Jabberwock' was interrupted when an emergency presented itself before a full house. As the stage was live with the performance, Rachel Flaming, the play's Stage Manager, came on set to clear the actors and bring the lights up, announcing that an emergency was at hand and that help was needed. Nurse Robin Getz ran to the school's gymnasium to retrieve the school's AED, which she then used to revive the patient's heart rhythm.
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