Medicine: Mini Lifesaver

Just a squeeze summons aid

Kay Cataldo, a Los Angeles housewife, was so concerned about her father that she stopped by his house several times a week and refused to go away on weekends. The elderly man, who lived alone, was frail and subject to falls; on several occasions, he had collapsed and had been unable to get to his telephone for help.

Husband Tom, an electronics engineer, decided that there must be a better way. After a few months of basement tinkering, he had the solution: a compact electronic device that anyone in distress...

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