NECN: Learning to save lives can start as early as age 4, according to American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is urging schools and parents to teach young children life-saving skills such as how to call 911 and how to administer CPR, according to NECN.

NECN correspondent Kwani Lewis reports that new evidence shows school children as young as four know how to call for help in a medical emergency and that, by age 10 to 12, children can administer effective chest compressions when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, better known as CPR.

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