February 2013

  1. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED), CPR, First Aid Articles & Info News

    Mom a budding CPR Trainer

    Being a longtime expert in calibrating and servicing hazardous material detectors, Sullivan knows about safety and she has been taking her business Response Ready Technical Services a step further by providing CPR, first aid and AED (automated external defibrillator) training to local schools and organizations that need to reinforce safety education. “At first I was thinking I would learn it...
  2. Categories: General Safety Topics & Info News

    Healthcare overhaul may threaten California's safety net

    If public hospitals and clinics lose too much funding, county health leaders say, who will treat the uninsured? About 10% of Californians could still lack coverage after the law takes full effect. Read about it in the LA Times Policy experts, health care leaders offer landmark roadmap for better health care at lower cost By Public Affairs, UC Berkeley | February...
  3. Categories: Child Safety, First Aid Articles & General Safety Topics

    7 Basic First Aid Tips Your Young Athlete Should Know

    Parents and coaches are not the only ones who should be educated about youth sports injuries. There are basic first aid tips we can teach our children so that they too will be better prepared if injury should occur and no adult in around. We’ve heard those amazing stories about little kids who dial 911 and save their mom’s and...
  4. Categories: General Safety Topics

    Did You Know? #health

    Did You Know? For more than 35 years, Health, United States has presented a picture of the nation’s health, including trends in infant mortality, birth and death rates, health status, risk factors, health-care use, and more.
  5. Categories: General Safety Topics

    5 Things to Know About Breast Implants

    Should I get breast implants? Are there alternatives? Will they need to be replaced? And if you decide to get implants, there are even more questions. Saline or silicone? What style? Researching breast implants can be overwhelming and confusing. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has online tools available to help women sort through the information and provides questions to...
  6. Categories: Child Safety & CPR

    Second-graders learn CPR for heart month

    For American Heart Month in February, second-graders in the Rowan-Salisbury School System are learning how to keep someone’s heart beating. Rowan Regional Medical Center and Rowan County EMS have teamed up this month to teach all second-grade students in the Fit for Motion program at the Rowan-Salisbury School System about heart disease and hands-only CPR. Schedule CPR Training for your...
  7. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED)

    AED used to save man's life

      Apply for an AED Grant - available funds for Schools, Organizations, Businesses and even Individuals to deploy these lifesaving devices! They aren't required to use them, but one local health club did and ended up saving a man's life. Midtown Athletic Club used an automatic external defibrillator, also known as an AED. State law requires New York health clubs...
  8. Categories: CPR & First Aid Articles

    COMMUNITY CPR DAY: A demonstration of "Hands Only CPR"

    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) – Seeing someone collapse in front of you is a situation we all dread. CPR can more than double a person’s chances for survival. Its a simple technique that anyone can do. On Saturday, you have the opportunity to learn how to save a life, as WEAU and Sacred Heart Hospital host Community CPR Day. On...
  9. Categories: Child Safety

    Protect Your Unborn Baby from Infections

    If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, find out how to protect your unborn baby from infections that can cause serious health problems. A few of the infections that affect unborn babies or newborns include: Group B Strep -- About 1 in 4 women carry Group B Strep. This bacteria is usually not harmful to you, but it...
  10. Categories: Pet Safety

    Pet owners learn about animal first aid

    This Veterinarian/Instructor summarized pet first aid in three words: Predict, prevent and prepare. Pet owners gathered to learn about common pet injuries and how to prevent and treat them while protecting themselves. They also learned about what to do if they see an injured or abused animal. Some State laws state that people should help and/or report the endangered animal...

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