First Aid Tips for Hiking

Now that warm weather is here, you’re probably ready to get outside and enjoy it. If you want a bit more exercise and adventure than a simple walk or jog around your neighborhood or local park, Raleigh offers some amazing areas that are perfect an afternoon of hiking. However, it’s easy to get hurt while […]

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 […]