Heimlich, doctor who devised maneuver to save choking victims, dies

By REUTERS
December 17, 2016 20:41

 Henry Heimlich, the American doctor who devised a maneuver used to save countless chocking victims since the 1970's, has died at the age of 96, media reported on Saturday, citing a statement from his family.

Heimlich, who the technique he developed was named for, died from complications from a heart attack he suffered on Monday, according to the reports, which Reuters could not immediately confirm.


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