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Three Ways To Prepare Your Staff To Respond To Workplace Emergencies

Jun 26, 2017

Three Ways To Prepare Your Staff To Respond To Workplace Emergencies

Courtesy of Associations Now - Two recent American Heart Association surveys revealed that U.S. workers are not prepared for cardiac emergencies at the office.

Team Develops Risk Assessment Score To Predict, Help Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Jun 26, 2017

Team Develops Risk Assessment Score To Predict, Help Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Medical Express - A Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigator and his team have developed a new risk assessment tool that brings physicians closer to predicting who is most likely to suffer a sudden cardiac arrest, a condition that is fatal in more than 90 percent of patients.

Giant Tickers: Elite Athlete’s Heart Shows Benefits Of Exercise

Jun 25, 2017

Giant Tickers: Elite Athlete’s Heart Shows Benefits Of Exercise

Courtesy of Herald Sun - THE big-hearted efforts of elite endurance athletes are unlocking secrets that could save average Australians from heart disease and related issues.

Spike In Cardiac Arrest Saves Stunning

Jun 23, 2017

Spike In Cardiac Arrest Saves Stunning

Courtesy of Fremont Tribune - For someone suffering cardiac arrest, saying “every second counts” may seem trite — but it’s true.

Health Minister Supports Prescreening Of Student Athletes

Jun 22, 2017

Health Minister Supports Prescreening Of Student Athletes

Courtesy of Jamaica Information Service - Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says he is in full support of efforts to encourage the prescreening of student athletes in sports.

Most America Workers Don't Have Access To CPR, AED Training

Jun 21, 2017

Most America Workers Don't Have Access To CPR, AED Training

Courtesy of WAFF - If your coworker had a heart attack in the middle of the office today - would you know what to do? Are you First Aid, CPR or AED certified?

East Kilbride Schoolboy Jack, 7, Fights Back After Double Heart Op Trauma

Jun 21, 2017

East Kilbride Schoolboy Jack, 7, Fights Back After Double Heart Op Trauma

Courtesy of Daily Record - The Mossneuk Primary pupil was born with Aortic Valve Stenosis which, if untreated, can lead to sudden cardiac arrest.

Cardiac Arrest: You Can Save Someone’s Life With CPR

Jun 20, 2017

Cardiac Arrest: You Can Save Someone’s Life With CPR

Courtesy of Yahoo! News - Cardiac arrest, or a sudden loss of heart function, can occur without warning.

1,000 Cases Of Sudden Cardiac Death In Singapore Each Year — That's Equivalent To Three Cases A Day

Jun 19, 2017

1,000 Cases Of Sudden Cardiac Death In Singapore Each Year — That's Equivalent To Three Cases A Day

Courtesy of The New Paper - About 1,000 cases of sudden cardiac death occur among Singaporeans every year.

'It Can Save A Life': Make Sure You Know These 7 Basic CPR Tips

Jun 18, 2017

'It Can Save A Life': Make Sure You Know These 7 Basic CPR Tips

Courtesy of The Advocate - When a heart stops beating, doctors turn to the latest technology to start it again. But when cardiac arrest occurs far from a hospital, the rescue technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation reliably saves lives.

AFL Player, 19, Goes Into Cardiac Arrest And Has To Be Given CPR On The Field After Being Hit In The Face By The Ball

Jun 18, 2017

AFL Player, 19, Goes Into Cardiac Arrest And Has To Be Given CPR On The Field After Being Hit In The Face By The Ball

Courtesy of Daily Mail - A footy player has been revived on the field after going into cardiac arrest when hit in the face by a ball.

KSAFA Bars Player After Discovering Heart Condition

Jun 17, 2017

KSAFA Bars Player After Discovering Heart Condition

Courtesy of The Star - Since the death of Olympic Gardens player Okeem Forth from a reported heart failure, the Kingston and St Andrew Football (KSAFA) has now mandated that all youth players in its competitions be medically screened and at least one player has been barred after it was discovered that he has an underlying heart condition.

Two Harbors Celebrates Heart Safe Designation

Jun 16, 2017

Two Harbors Celebrates Heart Safe Designation

Courtesy of News Chronicle - Members of Two Harbors City gathered June 8 to celebrate the city's certification as a "Heart Safe Community" by the Minnesota Department of Health.

Don’t Wait To Call 9-1-1 If You Experience Heart Attack Symptoms

Jun 16, 2017

Don’t Wait To Call 9-1-1 If You Experience Heart Attack Symptoms

Courtesy of HVNN - About 40% of the 1.1 million heart attacks that occur annually in the U.S. are fatal – don’t be one of them.

HEART Foundation Of Jamaica Marks CPR Week June 18-24

Jun 15, 2017

HEART Foundation Of Jamaica Marks CPR Week June 18-24

Courtesy of Jamaica Information Service - The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) is observing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Week from June 18 to 24 under the theme ‘Prepare, Respond, Revive’.

Defibrillator Drones To Boost Cardiac Arrest Survival

Jun 13, 2017

Defibrillator Drones To Boost Cardiac Arrest Survival

Courtesy of The Telegraph - Defibrillator-carrying drones promise to dramatically boost survival rates for people suffering cardiac arrest after a new study found they could reach patients four times faster than an ambulance.

AEDs: The Life-Saving Devices That Everyone Should Know How To Use

Jun 12, 2017

AEDs: The Life-Saving Devices That Everyone Should Know How To Use

Courtesy of EHS Today - Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time.

Save A Life!

Jun 11, 2017

Save A Life!

Courtesy of The Barbados Advocate - BARBADIANS OF all walks of life are being encouraged to pursue training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automated external defibrillators.

Study Author: Conventional CPR Education Efforts Should Intensify For Children

Jun 9, 2017

Study Author: Conventional CPR Education Efforts Should Intensify For Children

Courtesy of Bonner County Daily Bee - Education efforts to teach bystander CPR should intensify in minority communities.

Young Jacksonville Stroke Survivor Had Lots Of Luck On Friday The 13th

Jun 6, 2017

Young Jacksonville Stroke Survivor Had Lots Of Luck On Friday The 13th

Courtesy of The Florida Times-Union - On Friday, Jan. 13, her 14-year-old son Jordan Mason, a 7th grader, suffered a stroke. That wasn’t the lucky part.