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Dr. Kudenchuk: Study reveals exciting news about cardiac arrest treatment
From the Public Health Insider blog, April 11, 2016

Why King County's EMS is the best in the world: Q&A with Mickey Eisenberg
From the Public Health Insider blog, May 22, 2015

Standing up to senior falls: local program promotes independence and safety at home
From the Public Health Insider blog, February 9. 2015

King County has world's highest survival rate for cardiac arrest
Public Health news release, May 19, 2014


Every year more than 300,000 Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) – a condition in which the heart unexpectedly stops beating. It can happen anywhere, to anyone, at any time, even to those with optimal heart health.

And when it occurs – seconds count. The Shockingly Simple campaign is aimed at increasing purchases and registration of AEDs by businesses and organizations in Seattle and King County. Learn more at www.kingcounty.gov/aed.