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  • Inventor of Heimlich maneuver saves choking victim with his own technique

    05/27/2016 5:07:35 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 27 May 16 | Peter Holley
    Patty Ris doesn't have a favorite seat in the dining room at the Deupree House, a senior living facility in Cincinnati, where she recently took up residence. But it turned out she picked the best one possible during a meal this week. Though she didn't know it at the time, sitting beside her was Henry Heimlich, inventor of the first-aid procedure designed to dislodge an obstruction from a choking person's airway with a wraparound bear hug from behind and some abdomen squeezing, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. The identity of her fellow diner could have gone unnoticed, but fate intervened.
  • Clint Eastwood Heimlich Maneuver Saves Life of Choking Golf Director

    02/07/2014 2:10:43 PM PST · by xzins · 46 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 07 Feb 2014 | Michael Mullins
    Clint Eastwood saved a choking man's life with the Heimlich maneuver at a party on the eve of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am tournament Wednesday night at the Monterey Conference Center. The 83-year-old actor administered the Heimlich maneuver to tournament director Steve John, 50, who was choking on a piece of cheese, The Associated Press reported. Urgent: Do You Approve Or Disapprove of President Obama's Job Performance? Vote Now in Urgent Poll ''I was drinking water and eating these little appetizers, threw down a piece of cheese and it just didn't work,'' John said Friday. ''I was looking at...
  • NFL star comes to the rescue at Surf City restaurant

    07/07/2008 8:03:46 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 19 replies · 167+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | 7-7-08 | Cindy Carcamo
    Kansas City Chief's star tight-end Tony Gonzalez performed the Heimlich on a choking diner in Huntington Beach Ken Hunter, a long-time San Diego Charger's fan, has a new favorite team. The 45-year-old Huntington Beach resident says he'll now root for the Kansas City Chiefs after the team's star tight-end Tony Gonzalez came to his rescue Thursday night at a local restaurant. "I'm a permanent member of the Tony Gonzalez fan club," Hunter said Monday. It all began after a chunk of filet mignon somehow lodged into Hunter's throat while he was dining at Capone's Italian Restaurante on Beach Boulevard. That's...
  • Mike Huckabee Saves Fellow Politician With Heimlich Maneuver

    06/07/2008 9:19:52 PM PDT · by Quaker · 6 replies · 361+ views
    Stuck On Stupid ^ | June 8, 2008 | Quaker
    Mike Huckabee performed the Heimlich Maneuver successfully on a fellow politician Saturday in North Carolina. ...
  • Teen saves life of woman who saved him

    02/05/2006 2:56:23 PM PST · by EveningStar · 22 replies · 988+ views
    NBC News ^ | February 5, 2006
    N.Y. teen performs Heimlich on nurse who gave him CPR years earlier Call it a simple twist of fate — times two: A teenager in western New York state has saved the life of the same woman who years ago saved his life.