Health

Women's Bodies Are So Sexualized That People Are Hesitant to Give CPR in Life-Saving Situations

November 21st 2017

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Bystanders are more likely to give CPR to a man than a woman, making women 23% more likely to die if they go in cardiac arrest in public. Researchers believe people are scared to touch women’s breasts or move their clothes even though CPR pressure should be applied to the sternum.