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  • Henry Heimlich, inventor of the anti-choking Heimlich maneuver dies aged 96

    12/17/2016 11:39:53 AM PST · by DFG · 37 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 12/17/2016 | ANNETA KONSTANTINIDES
    The creator of the lifesaving Heimlich maneuver has died at the age of 96. Dr Henry Heimlich, who became famous in the 1970s for creating the technique to save choking victims, passed away at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati on Saturday. Heimlich had suffered a massive heart attack on Monday and died from complications.
  • 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.