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96-year-old Dr Henry Heimlich Does His Eponymous Maneuver For the First Time

This one is too good to pass on. Retired surgeon Henry Heimlich performed for the first  time the maneuver he invented at the retirement center in Cincinnati that his home. “When he heard that a resident was choking, Perry Gaines, maître d’ for the Deupree House dining room, ran toward the table. Gaines has been trained…

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