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Some people have their medical wished tattooed on their bodies. CPR can save lives, especially for the young and healthy, but can add pain and chaos to a frail, sick patient's last moments. Charlie Riedel/AP hide caption

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Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James, left, accepts the award for best record-breaking performance from his sons, Bronny James, center, and Bryce James, at the ESPY awards July 12, 2023, in Los Angeles. Bronny James was hospitalized in stable condition Tuesday, July 25, 2023, a day after going into cardiac arrest while participating in a practice at the University of Southern California. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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A scoreboard shows a message of support for Damar Hamlin at a January Bills-Patriots game in New York. The Bills' general manager says Hamlin has been cleared to play. Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images hide caption

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Crews clear snow from a parking lot near a sign showing support for Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin outside Highmark Stadium on Wednesday in Orchard Park, N.Y. Joshua Bessex/AP hide caption

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Fans watch as Buffalo Bills football player Damar Hamlin leaves Cincinnati's Paycor Stadium in an ambulance on Monday night after experiencing a cardiac arrest during a game. Kirk Irwin/Getty Images hide caption

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Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, pictured after a game in January 2022, is in critical condition after suffering a cardiac arrest Monday night. Adrian Kraus/AP hide caption

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Rugby player Tevita Bryce collapsed midway through a match in New Jersey and went into cardiac arrest. Quick thinking from bystanders and an AED on site may have saved his life. Jill Ferry/Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the pop band Hanson pose for a group portrait on a roof in London in 1997. From left to right they are Taylor, Isaac and Zac Hanson. Mike Prior/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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What Do Hanson And Madonna Have In Common? Hits Ideal For Saving A Life

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Students at the College of Central Florida in Ocala, Fla., perform CPR on a mock patient. Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Star-Banner /Landov hide caption

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - JULY 8: The roulette wheel spins at Caesars Atlantic City July 8, 2006 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Caesars, along with Atlantic City's 11 other casinos reopend this morning after they were forced to close their gambling floors for the first time in their 28-year history due to the New Jersey state budget impasse. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images) William Thomas Cain/Getty Images hide caption

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