A Minnesota father says he owes his life to his friends after his heart stopped during a pick-up hockey game. In September, 57-year-old Scott Rodriguez of Roseville collapsed and stopped breathing while playing hockey at the Richfield Ice Arena.
By 2014, all children in public schools in Minnesota will be required to have a class in CPR. But, after a big scare at Belle Plaine Junior/Senior High School earlier this year, students there are already learning how to save lives.
A 20-year-old Bloomington woman wants to make it mandatory that all high school students learn CPR before they graduate.
Just weeks after he went into cardiac arrest, a teenage boy returned to Red Wing High School Monday.
It was something she hoped she never had to use, but a Red Wing High School nurse says an AED helped her save a student’s life.
Two years ago Thursday, a postal worker named Art Tilson died at the Minneapolis Post Office Distribution Center. His friends believe his life could have been saved if there had been an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in the building.