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6 Steps to Save a Life

A medical emergency can happen anytime and anywhere. When a person suffers from a Sudden Cardiac Arrest, it can be very distressing. People witnessing the event can panic and not respond. Those who are certified in CPR may respond or may not depend on their confidence in their training. To help gain confidence in knowing what to do in getting …

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Choking Safety with toys and Infants

When you are a new parent, the safety of your child is paramount.  This can make some challenges when looking for the best toys to give your infant for Christmas.  We always fear that our kids will take the wrong toy and end up putting a part of the toy in their mouths too far that they choke on it.  We …

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States Require CPR training In Schools have Greater Survival Rates

CPR Education taught in High School could lead to higher bystander CPR and cardiac arrest survival rates. This is my final research to be presented in the American Heart Association Resuscitation Science Symposium 2018. They will be displaying the final data about how quick response to a Cardiac arrest will increase survivability.   Research Analysis Researchers analyzed data from more than …

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October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness

The Month of October, most of us think of tricks and treats.  The most fun part of this time of year is to see who you can scare.  Sudden Cardiac Arrest is a condition that will scare anyone at any time of the year.  The Month of October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness month, also known as SCA. What is …

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Can an Aspirin a day Keep the Doctor Away?

They Say an Aspirin a day can keep you, doctor, away.  Ok, we all know that rhyme and I think it was suppose to be for your dentist with Apples.  So does low dose aspirin a day help keep you from having a heart attack or stroke?   According to the American Heart Association, they advise taking aspirin with caution.   How …

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New AHA Standard

The American Heart Association (AHA) has announced that by 2019 all CPR training will require the student to perform CPR with a feedback device.  What does this mean you may ask?  This means when you take a CPR class, and when you have to perform compressions on the manikin, the manikin will have a device built in it to let you …