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Dr. Henry Heimlich, 1920-2016

Dr. Henry Heimlich, inventor of the Maneuver that bears his name, has died. [more inside]
posted by mhoye on Dec 18, 2016 - 28 comments

Don't Choke.

On Monday, Dr. Heimlich, at 96 years of age, finally used his maneuver to rescue a choking victim.
posted by schmod on May 27, 2016 - 49 comments

Choke on this, dad.

Family ties unraveling. Henry Heimlich, the inventor of the Heimlich Maneuver for choking, has been hounded for more than two years by a persistent critic, who who has used multiple aliases to gather information on Henry Heimlich and his associates. He's used a web site to attack Henry Heimlich's research theories. He's called for investigations by the Ohio Medical Board and the Ohio Attorney General's office.

The critic is Peter Heimlich, the doctor's son.
posted by tizzie on Jan 27, 2005 - 56 comments

Former GOP Sen. Hecht owes life to Democratic candidate Kerry

Former GOP Sen. Hecht owes life to Democratic candidate Kerry "Former U.S. Sen. Chic Hecht of Nevada is a staunch Republican, but he thanks his lucky stars for Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts. On July 12, 1988, Hecht was attending a weekly Republican luncheon when a piece of apple lodged firmly in his throat." via Eschaton (Atrios)
posted by Postroad on Aug 11, 2004 - 30 comments

Choke, Gag, Wheeeeef!

Heimlich falsely claims he invented surgical procedure. Have you ever been choking in a lovely restaurant and suddenly felt the hands of God around you, releasing forth the offending object? Henry Heimlich has long taken all of the credit for this procedure, though it had apparently been performed by Romanian doctor Dan Gavriliu at least four years before Heimlich started to make his claims.
posted by Pancake Overlord on Mar 16, 2003 - 9 comments

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