Patrick Richards, “Pat,” couldn’t stop coughing, just as two nurses at Auburn Community Hospital rushed into his room. An abnormal heartbeat sent the 50-year-old man to ACH’s emergency department Monday afternoon, where he later had a stroke and a heart attack. He almost died, but two nurses and a respiratory therapist revived him through CPR and electric therapy.
Some of New York’s congressional representatives are using a Syracuse project as an example of why the U-S needs better toxic clean-up laws. A new federal proposal announced Monday could help the city’s economy.