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12:09 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

If You Want To Survive A Heart Attack, Live In Seattle

Tim Benningfield and Lanise Taunton Rigby work to revive a CPR training mannequin under the watchful eyes of Seattle EMTs.
Medic One Foundation Photo/Oliver McIntosh

Seattle has long been known as the best place to have a heart attack – if you want to live. Nationally, survival rates for heart attack hover between a chest clutching 2 percent and 25 percent.

In King County, your likelihood of surviving the most serious cardiac rhythm disturbance, known as ventricular fibrillation, is as high as 56 percent.

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