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An automated external defibrillator device that will be installed on a Metra train. (Credit: CBS)

Quinn To Sign Law Requiring High Schools To Teach CPR, AED Use

High school students across the state will soon learn how to perform CPR and other life-saving skills, under legislation Gov. Pat Quinn plans to sign on Thursday.

06/05/2014

An automated external defibrillator device that will be installed on a Metra train. (Credit: CBS)

Girl’s Parents Seek Law Requiring High Schools To Teach AED Use

Mary Laman’s daughter, Lauren, died in February 2008, after she collapsed in the cafeteria at St. Charles North High School.

12/17/2013

Demetrio Torres (Left) and Ron Newman (Right)

Chicago Area Men Bonded By Near Tragedy, Credit AED For Saving A Life

It started out a regular day on the basketball court at Christ Community Church in St. Charles.

03/24/2013

An automated external defibrillator device that will be installed on a Metra train. (Credit: CBS)

Metra Trains Getting Life-Saving Portable Defibrillators

Metra Board Chairman Brad O’Halloran said the defibrillators will be installed on about 300 Metra train cars.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2012

A defibrillator used to treat cardiac arrest.

Doctor Maps AED Locations

Dr. David Beiser and students from U of C’s Lab School set out to map AED locations in Hyde Park.

11/29/2012

Assistant softball coach Rich Keller suffered a near-fatal heart attack, but was revived at a Schaumburg field. (CBS)

Softball Coach Suffers Heart Attack, Is Revived At Field

Assistant softball coach Rich Keller had just collected third base when he was struck down by a heart attack. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on what happened next.

04/26/2012