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CPR Doll’s Face Is A Copy Of 19th Century Drowned Woman’s Face You would probably be surprised how many everyday objects and common things have ridiculous, bizarre or even hilarious origin stories. Like the stethoscope for instance!! This ingenious piece of medical equipment which became an inseparable part of a physicians image was actually invented […]
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? 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Summer is the prime season for outdoor adventures of all kinds, from long hikes and camping to taking a trip to the beach. However, with all these fun activities comes many potential injuries that both children and adults are prone to that might require first aid treatment. Here are some of the most common summertime […]