1. Categories: Child Safety & CPR

    What is Drowning?

    Is Drowning when lungs are filled with water? Not really. Drowning is a form of suffocation first - it is a reflex spasm of the larynx that occurs when the body acts to keep water out of the lungs. According to WHO (the World Health Organization) in their 2014, Global report drowning: preventing a leading killer; drowning is defined as: "The process...
  2. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED), CPR, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors & Health Tips

    Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Month

    Did you know that October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Month? Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the number one killer in America - Learning CPR can help save those around you. Recent Statistics show that 66 percent of the people who collapse after the electrical activity is disrupted in their heart survive. That's true if someone else sees it happen and calls 911...
  3. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED) & CPR

    National CPR and AED Awareness Week

    We're 1/2 way through CPR AED Awareness Week... Take 20% off all Prestan Products, CPR Prompt Manikins, and Basic Buddy Manikins to train your students in CPR & AED, or gran some 911CPR Keychain Backpack Mask sets also at 20% off! Make an effort to really educate and raise community lifesaving knowledge through the rest of CPR & AED Awareness...
  4. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED), CPR, General Safety Topics & Health Tips

    CPR, Lyme Disease and Olives

    Olives? Well, we don't quite get that reference, but CPR & Lyme Disease are hot topics. With CPR & AED Awareness Month beginning in a few days, there's a lot of talk about CPR - scheduling training classes, getting CPR gear, etc. Springtime means outdoor activities, ticks, and Lyme Disease... See What the Bangor Daily News has to say about this. How to Recognize a Deer Tick and Protect Yourself Against Lyme Disease Deertick How to Recognize a Deer Tick and Protect Yourself Against Lyme Disease Continue reading →
  5. Categories: CPR & First Aid Articles

    This was supposed to be funny

    A medic intending to use his comedic skills to keep kids attention teaching them vital lifesaving skills ends up injuring his helper / "victim"... OOPS! CPR Demo causes needs for First Aid! The "victim" while only been pretending to be injured, initially, probably needed real medical attention after being hit by the piece of furniture. ‘That’s not how you do...
  6. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED), CPR, First Aid Articles, Info News & Press Releases

    This One Minute Video May Help You Save Someone's Life

    This One Minute Video May Help You Save Someone's Life Even if you don't know CPR, the American Heart Association has some advice for you, in the form of this one minute video. In short, if an adult collapses, call 911 and begin chest compression—don't wait or try to wonder how to do it correctly; quick action can save a...
  7. Categories: CPR & Info News

    Do Not Resuscitate (CPR/DNR) Policies

    The nurse refused to start CPR even when the 911 dispatcher begged her to start CPR or to find someone, even a bystander, who would do so... In a highly publicized recent case in California, a registered nurse working in an independent living facility refused to initiate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an elderly resident who was experiencing respiratory distress.  The...
  8. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED) & Child Safety

    Want to know how to save a life?

    There's an app for that... While everyone should know CPR and How to use an AED, and every group, organization, workplace, and school should schedule CPR Training at their location, what should be done and what is done do not always coincide... so, if you Don't know CPR, and want to help - Your mobile could help you to save a...
  9. Categories: Child Safety, CPR, Health Tips, Info News & Press Releases

    Sudden death of young Americans

    A registry of deaths in young people from conditions such as heart disease and epilepsy is being created to help researchers define the scope of the problem and set future research priorities. The National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are collaborating to create the Sudden Death in the Young Registry. NIH and CDC launch...
  10. Categories: Automated External Defibrillators (AED), Child Safety, Health and First Aid Advice for Seniors & Health Tips

    One of the leading causes of death Worldwide

    High blood pressure is one of the disease that is responsible for many deaths in America and in fact around the world. It's important to understand a number of reasons for having the guts and blood, to understand what high blood pressure is. One's heart may be the main body body which can be in charge of the pumping of...

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