Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Center for Resuscitation Science

News Archives

  • Maclean's

    The cooling cure. August 27, 2009

  • CNN.com

    Caleb Hellerman. Cooling is catching on for cardiac arrest patients. 8 August 2009

  • Popular Science

    Freezing the Heart to Save the Life: See the recent Popular Science article profiling the work of the Dr. Lance Becker, Dr. Benjamin Abella, and the Center for Resuscitation Science.January 27, 2009

  • Philly.com

    Meet Bill Clinton's travel doctor, a HUP emergency medicine physisician: CRS/Emergency Medicine faculty member Dr. Roger Band shares his experiences traveling with Bill Clinton as the former president's personal physician. Philly News (philly.com) March 24, 2008

  • MSNBC

    Teach more Americans CPR, heart group urges.Only 15 to 30 percent of those who need it get help from bystanders. CRS clinical research director Dr. Benjamin Abella talks about the importance of quality bystander CPR. January 15, 2008

  • The Center for Resuscitation Science

    2010 CPR Guidelines: staff and faculty at Penn and CHOP have contributed significantly to the AHA and ILCOR 2010 Guidelines with over 50 citations. Click here to see the full list [doc]

  • Newsweek

    Back from the Dead: Doctors are reinventing how they treat sudden cardiac arrest, which is fatal 95 percent of the time. A report from the border between life and death. July 15, 2007

  • Newsweek

    To Treat the Dead: The new science of resuscitation is changing the way doctors think about heart attacks - and death itself. May 7, 2007

  • CNN.com

    Cheating Death: Back from the Dead: Watch a CNN video about a 22 year old man who survived cardiac arrest. The hour long special features MDs from the Center for Resuscitation Science. October 13, 2009

  • CNN.com

    CPR saves young mom: Read this CNN article about a 33 year old woman who survived cardiac arrest. October 14, 2009

  • Popular Science

    Freezing the Heart to Save the Life: Science. January 27, 2009.

  • Medtronic.com

    October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month: See NBC's Tom Brokaw deliver the Public Service Announcement.

  • Newsweek

    Back from the Dead: Doctors are reinventing how they treat sudden cardiac arrest, which is fatal 95 percent of the time. A report from the border between life and death. Newsweek. July 15, 2007

  • Newsweek

    To Treat the Dead: The new science of resuscitation is changing the way doctors think about heart attacks - and death itself. May 7, 2007

  • Penn Medicine News and Publications

    The New Science of Saving Lives: Nationally Renowned Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist Lance Becker, MD, Named Director of Penn's Center for Resuscitation Science; Extending Resuscitation Window and Rapid Cooling Focus of Work.

  • WRAL.com (Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville)

    Mask, Allen. Lowering Temps Raises Survival Odds in Cardiac Arrest. Feb. 9, 2007

  • USA TODAY

    Davis, Robert. To treat cardiac arrest, doctors cool the body. 11 Dec 2006:1A

Other Links


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February is American Heart Month: See the American Heart Association's website for more details.