Jump-Starting Hearts at Home Are you ready to jump-start your heart at home? NPR's Joseph Shapiro reports on how heart defibrillators -- the life-saving devices normally found in hospitals -- may be moving into ordinary American homes. The federal government has recently approved a version of the devices for personal use.
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Are you ready to jump-start your heart at home? NPR's Joseph Shapiro reports on how heart defibrillators — the life-saving devices normally found in hospitals — may be moving into ordinary American homes. The federal government has recently approved a version of the devices for personal use.