Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Cardiologist Wants AED’s in All U.S. Schools
Ohio Congresswoman Betty Sutton wants to expand nationwide a state program that installed more than 4,500 defibrillators in Ohio schools.
Akron General Medical Center Cardiologist Dr. Terry Gordon spearheaded the Ohio program. He says defibrillators are the single most effective tool for starting the heart after cardiac arrest.
Gordon says defibrillators provided through the program have saved the lives of several adults and children around the state.
A 13-year-old boy from Vernon was revived with a defibrillator at his school earlier this month. (Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)