Living Well: How to Act for Cardiac Arrest

More than 356-thousand people suffer cardiac arrest outside of the hospital every year in the U.S., and up to 80 percent of them die before reaching the hospital.

Using an automated external defibrillator, or AED, can significantly increase the chance of survival, but you have to know how to use it.

In today’s Living Well, brought to you by Springhill Pharmacy, News 40’s Michael Ridgeway has more on what a doctor says you need to know before there’s an emergency.