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Life on the line: a closer look at lifesaving skills

What does it take to actually save someone's life? You've heard of CPR – the Heimlich – defibrillators… but would you really know what to do when someone's life is on the line? All this week Hawaii News Now takes a closer look at the surprising reality of common lifesaving skills.

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Life on the line: The lifesaving Heimlich maneuver

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All it takes is for something to go down the wrong pipe and you can choke. Here's a look at what you... More>>

Life on the line: Learn to use a defibrillator

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If someone next to you, someone you know and love, dropped to floor with a cardiac arrest, would you... More>>

Life on the line: Crash course in CPR

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CPR or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is used when a victim has no pulse and is not breathing. In effect, they're dead, the hope is... More>>

Life on the line: Arming your family with first aid kits

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Hurricane season starts in June and the American Red Cross says now is the time to prepare. Start simple and stock up on basic emergency... More>>

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