Reduce the Risk of SIDS with Safe Baby Sleep Practices

If you are expecting a new baby or have recently welcomed your new arrival, you’re probably doing everything in your power to support and promote a consistent nap and sleep schedule. But more important than making sure your baby sleeps through the night or naps at a consistent time each day is making sure your […]

Recent study reveals Condo-dwellers not likely to survive cardiac arrest

Recent study reveals Condo-dwellers are not likely to survive cardiac arrest The higher you are, the longer it takes first responders to reach you. People who live in high rise condos in Richmond’s City Centre neighborhood now have to add another concern on top of potentially noisy neighbors and long elevator wait times. How far […]

Now you have an AED. But where should you put it?

Now you have an AED.But where should you put it? CONGRATULATIONS! Your company has made an excellent investment in the health and safety of you and your co-workers by the purchase of an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). They have taken a huge step forward in reducing the chances that someone near you will not survive […]

One family helping promote message of CPR readiness

Humberto “Rick” Turcios knows with all his heart that the message “CPR Saves Lives” is true, and now it is a message he wants to spread to as many people as possible. On Oct. 21, 2018, Turcios was having dinner with his family in Planada, California. Turcios hadn’t been feeling particularly well that day, but […]

CPR-trained students help save Rev. Rob Lee during seizure

Boone, North Carolina – Appalachian State University: On Monday January 28th when freshman communication major Taylor Masten’s class was dismissed 10 minutes early on Monday, she had no idea she would help save a life two minutes later. Rev. Rob Lee, a lecturer in the communication department, was meeting with one of his interns at […]

Another day at the office – thanks to an AED

On National Wear Red Day in 2018, few people at the Nashville law firm Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop took notice of the occasion, which calls attention to heart disease being the No. 1 killer of women. “I think we had forgotten about it being that day,” said Tania Freeman, the firm’s business development […]

New app alerts those trained in CPR of nearby cardiac event

Charlotte, NC – Life saving technology can now be in the palm of your hand if you live in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. A new app hopes to send help to those in cardiac arrest before first responders arrive. In April 2014, Paul Wylie says he was an otherwise healthy 50-year-old, until he went to […]

Basic First Aid Guide for Common Injuries

When someone is injured, knowledge is the first line of defense so it’s important to know how to treat basic injuries to avoid long-term and/or permanent damage. To help prepare you, we compiled a list of basic first-aid procedures for common injuries. These treatments will use basic first aid techniques and supplies. If you’re not […]

11 Jobs Where You’ll Benefit from CPR Training

When it comes to CPR training, many think there’s no point for those not in the medical field. That could not be further from the truth, though. People in many careers benefit from being CPR certified and many workplaces outside of the medical field even require it. If you work with the public, with children, […]