Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Bloomberg Customers

The Associated Press December 2, 2010, 4:12PM ET

CA coach says iPhone app helped save player's life

A quick-thinking coach and an iPhone app are getting credit for saving the life of a Southern California teenager who collapsed during basketball practice.

The San Gabriel Valley Tribune says 17-year-old Xavier Jones went down Nov. 24 at La Verne Lutheran High School.

Head coach Eric Cooper says the senior wasn't breathing and had no pulse. He and assistant coach John Osorno began CPR and got him breathing again.

Cooper says that by chance, he had reviewed how to perform CPR the night before with an iPhone app called Phone Aid.

The teen's family says he has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a thickening of the heart walls that could jeopardize his chances of getting a basketball scholarship next year.


Information from: San Gabriel Valley Tribune

BW Mall - Sponsored Links

Buy a link now!