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Bernshausen Elementary Earns Award for Trauma Team Efforts

May 22, 2018

Bernshausen Elementary Earns Award for Trauma Team Efforts

Courtesy of Chron - The faculty and staff at Bernshausen Elementary School are working to practice their skills if and when the need ever arises.

High Blood Pressure Symptoms: Five Natural Ways to Lower Hypertension

May 22, 2018

High Blood Pressure Symptoms: Five Natural Ways to Lower Hypertension

Courtesy of Express - HIGH blood pressure symptoms are not usually noticeable, but can include a severe headache, chest pains, and difficulty breathing.

County Will Install AED Outside Courthouse

May 21, 2018

County Will Install AED Outside Courthouse

Courtesy of The Record Delta - The Upshur County Commission on Thursday voted to purchase an automatic external defibrillator, or AED, to install on the outside of the courthouse annex complex in an effort to help improve the chances of residents surviving sudden cardiac arrest.

Students Save Beloved Teacher Who Suffered Stroke in Class: They 'All Did the Right Thing'

May 17, 2018

Students Save Beloved Teacher Who Suffered Stroke in Class: They 'All Did the Right Thing'

Courtesy of MSN - A beloved Massachusetts substitute teacher is crediting a group of students with saving his life.

Save A Life Using an AED Machine

May 17, 2018

Save A Life Using an AED Machine

Courtesy of ABC 7 - Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Over 350,000 people will suffer from sudden cardiac arrest this year.

McCullough Middle School Provides Students with A Health Fair Which Could Save A Life

May 17, 2018

McCullough Middle School Provides Students with A Health Fair Which Could Save A Life

Courtesy of WDEL - On Wednesday, McCullough Middle School, which is the Colonial School District's STEAM-focused school, introduced students to many healthcare-related careers and services by hosting a health fair.

Ready, Set, Go: How Cardiac Screenings for Student Athletes are Saving Lives

May 16, 2018

Ready, Set, Go: How Cardiac Screenings for Student Athletes are Saving Lives

Courtesy of GE Healthcare - Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death among student athletes. This organization is working to help with preventative heart screenings.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young Athletes

May 16, 2018

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young Athletes

Courtesy of UP Matters - Young athletes excelling in their sport are dropping dead from sudden cardiac arrest.

Barrie Family Installs AED on Side of Home for Public Use

May 15, 2018

Barrie Family Installs AED on Side of Home for Public Use

Courtesy of Simcoe - 80 per cent of cardiac arrest incidents happen at home or in public places.

Beautiful 17-Year-Old Girl Who Dreamed of Becoming A Forensic Scientist Lost Her Fight for Life

May 14, 2018

Beautiful 17-Year-Old Girl Who Dreamed of Becoming A Forensic Scientist Lost Her Fight for Life

Courtesy of Daily Mail - A beautiful 17-year-old girl who dreamed of becoming a forensic scientist lost her fight for life, weeks after she started preparing to head to university, after her family mistook the signs of her killer disease for teenage tiredness.

Local Mom Honored for Helping Families Cope with Congenital Heart Defects

May 14, 2018

Local Mom Honored for Helping Families Cope with Congenital Heart Defects

Courtesy of KRQE - On this Mother's Day, a local mom is being recognized for helping families going through the most difficult times of their lives, all while being an example of adversity on her own.

When his Teammate Stopped Breathing, this Teen Helped Save His Life

May 11, 2018

When his Teammate Stopped Breathing, this Teen Helped Save His Life

Courtesy of Tr-City Herald - Junior Jacob Pribilsky had just finished his 400-meter race at the Blue Devils Legends Invite and was having trouble breathing.

Push to Add AEDs at Richmond Schools

May 11, 2018

Push to Add AEDs at Richmond Schools

Courtesy of Richmond News - Grade 11 McNair secondary student Aaron Manalo says maintenance and liability shouldn't be concerns.

Knowing CPR Can Save Lives; Here Are 5 Reasons to Learn It

May 9, 2018

Knowing CPR Can Save Lives; Here Are 5 Reasons to Learn It

Courtesy of The Orange County Register - More than 300,000 people die every year in the United States due to sudden cardiac arrest.

The CPR You Know Might Not Be the CPR You Need

May 9, 2018

The CPR You Know Might Not Be the CPR You Need

Courtesy of NBC 10 - Songs can help guide you to properly paced chest compressions while trying to save the life of 1 of the 350,000 people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest each year.

Hidden Valley Heroes: Coaches, Staff Save Student's Life

May 9, 2018

Hidden Valley Heroes: Coaches, Staff Save Student's Life

Courtesy of WSLS 10 News - It was a typical day at Hidden Valley High School when something happened in the gym, that would change one young man's life forever.

Remarkable Mom: Jenine Dalrymple Honored for Her Work as a Mom and Nonprofit Founder

May 7, 2018

Remarkable Mom: Jenine Dalrymple Honored for Her Work as a Mom and Nonprofit Founder

Courtesy of News 4 Tucson - With Mother's Day right around the corner, we are taking a closer look into the lives of some remarkable moms in our community.

National AED Shortage Places Millions at Risk

May 7, 2018

National AED Shortage Places Millions at Risk

Courtesy of KSLA - Being prepared to respond with an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) is a heart-pounding nightmare.

AEDs Should Be Everywhere

May 6, 2018

AEDs Should Be Everywhere

Courtesy of Cowichan Valley Citizen - An AED is a small, lightweight, and portable electronic device that delivers an electric shock through the chest wall of a person whose heart has stopped beating.

Mother Thankful for Quick Action of Hidden Valley High School Staff Who Saved Her Son's Life

May 4, 2018

Mother Thankful for Quick Action of Hidden Valley High School Staff Who Saved Her Son's Life

Courtesy of The Roanoke Times - When Xavier Callaway collapsed during gym class last month, the staff at Hidden Valley High School sprang into action.