Jaxson Dempsey, 8, saved his sister's life after watching the pro wrestler demonstrate CPR on a Nickelodeon prank show.
The maneuver he invented is believed to have saved more than 100,000 lives.
After a close shave, one scientist is talking up a head-down remedy.
It was the 96-year-old's first time in a real emergency.
"He was just red and gasping for air."
As an ER doctor, I've seen countless patients whose lives were saved by a quick-thinking and knowledgeable bystander or loved one. We never know where life may lead -- and every single one of us can learn these life-saving techniques. (Cue ER theme music).
“It's really amazing how quickly he recognized that something was wrong.”
Imagine you are dining in a restaurant with a friend, and your friend suddenly begins to choke on a piece of food, grabbing for her neck. What do you do? Did you say the Heimlich Maneuver? Hopefully so. The Heimlich's simplicity makes it easy to recall during extremely stressful situations.
After repeated attempts for further explanation, Jones finally fessed up to what the grainy photos really represent.
Aside from my tear-filled "thank you," in the center of the restaurant, we haven't spoken since 12:05 p.m. Eastern Time. And I only know that because in my clenched hand is my iPhone, still showing the recent call history of 911.