Mannequins are arranged to train medical students to do CPR in Jackson, Miss. A study released on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, shows women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, and researchers think that reluctance to touch a woman's chest may be one reason.
Mannequins are arranged to train medical students to do CPR in Jackson, Miss. A study released on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, shows women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, and researchers think that reluctance to touch a woman's chest may be one reason. Rogelio V. Solis AP
Mannequins are arranged to train medical students to do CPR in Jackson, Miss. A study released on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, shows women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, and researchers think that reluctance to touch a woman's chest may be one reason. Rogelio V. Solis AP

Women may be dying because bystanders are afraid to touch their chests, researchers say

November 12, 2017 02:37 PM

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