Embargoed until 4 a.m. CT/5 a.m. ET Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
- Downloadable multimedia available on the right column of the release link https://newsroom.heart.org/news/nih-funding-for-cardiac-arrest-research-low-compared-to-funding-for-other-leading-causes-of-death-disability?preview=59bbe99de2ba2fe106a3ba1fdfeb3405
- AHA News release: Government funds dwindle for cardiac arrest research
- AHA News release: Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest third leading cause of disease-related health loss
- For more news at AHA Resuscitation Science Symposium 2019, follow us on Twitter @HeartNews #ReSS19.
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