Boosting heart attack survival

A recent trial called Advanced Reperfusion Strategies for Refractory Cardiac Arrest, using a life support machine to temporarily take over the functions of the heart and lungs, improved the survival of its first participants who suffered from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

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Good news about flu

Patient getting vaccine

Despite predictions that cases of the seasonal flu and COVID-19 could potentially spike together in a “twindemic,” the 2020-2021 flu season has so far been unusually mild, according to nationwide statistics.

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Scholarship seeks to reward young heroes

Gloria Barron Prize

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes recently announced the launch of its 2021 awards. The online application system opened Jan. 4, 2021. Submissions are due by April 15, with the winners currently scheduled to be announced in September.

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