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PulsePoint app alerts CPR trained citizens to people having a heart attack

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There is an app that is getting help to the people who need it most.

PulsePoint is activated when local fire or ems are dispatched for a cardiac arrest call.

CPR trained "average joes" in the area who have downloaded the app get alerted and can show up to help save a live.

The app is free and is being used in states like California and Arizona.

Health officials say every minute a patient has to wait for CPR the chance of survival drops by 10 percent.
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