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Recognize sudden cardiac arrest

Unless it's treated quickly, sudden cardiac arrest—when the heart stops functioning properly—is usually fatal. But hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), if begun immediately, can double or triple the chances of survival. That's why it is so important to know these red flags.

February is American Heart Month. It's a great time to learn more about your heart and how to keep it healthy. Start by taking our heart rhythm quiz.

Source: American Heart Association

reviewed 01/25/2019

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