Cleveland’s Own Dr. Oz saves man’s life at the airport

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NEWARK, New Jersey (WJW) – Monday morning, Dr. Mehmet Oz was on FOX 8 News talking about the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Monday night, he was saving a life at the Newark Liberty International Airport.

According to a post from Dr. Oz on Twitter, after the news broke on TMZ, a man collapsed near him after he and his family arrived at the airport.

Dr. Oz said in an interview with FOX 8 that the man hit his head when he fell from a heart attack, and so he also had a head wound.

Dr. Oz says he performed CPR with the help of a Newark Port Authority police officer.

They were able to clear the man’s airway.

“Thankfully, the airport had a defibrillator nearby that we were able to use to save his life,” he said.

TMZ reports the man is 60-years-old.

Dr. Oz says the man is still in the ICU, but he’s hopeful.

Dr. Oz used the accolades to remind people of the importance of knowing how to perform CPR and how to use a defibrillator.

According to FOX News, Dr. Oz has helped several people in medical emergencies over the years.

He’s credited with saving two people’s lives in 2013.

Dr. Oz is a cardiothoracic surgeon, in addition to talk show host.

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