Dr. Barry Cohen,
, appeared on the ABC
Nightly News on Valentine's Day. Dr. Cohen was part of a team that
saved the life of 4l-year-old Christine Newport, who had suffered a heart
attack. Dr. Cohen says it took three electrical shocks before the ER staff
could get the woman's heart beating again. However, she was in danger of
irreversible brain damage due to lack of blood flow to the brain. The ER staff
used technology to cool the woman's body temperature, preserving her brain.
A month later,
is at home with her family. Dr. Cohen is author of Coronary
Heart Disease--A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment.