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A Parents Guide to First Aid

May 29, 2018

A Parents Guide to First Aid

Courtesy of ACLS - Prevention is the first step that people should take in order to protect their family.

Athlete Marks EMS Week by Thanking Crew that Saved Him

May 29, 2018

Athlete Marks EMS Week by Thanking Crew that Saved Him

Courtesy of News 12 - The Blind Brook basketball player who collapsed on the court last December is marking National EMS Week by thanking the people who saved his life.

First Aid Training for Florida Students Passes in Combined Bill

May 29, 2018

First Aid Training for Florida Students Passes in Combined Bill

Courtesy of Crestview News Bulletin - With the signing of Bill 7055 in March, Gov. Rick Scott made first aid training for Florida students part of state law.

Cardiac Disease in the Young

May 29, 2018

Cardiac Disease in the Young

Courtesy of ACLS - Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term used for all conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels.

Teen Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Football Match

May 28, 2018

Teen Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Football Match

Courtesy of 9 News - A 17-year-old footballer from Adelaide’s north-east is fighting for life in hospital after suffering from a sudden cardiac arrest during a match.

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Thank Escambia County First Responders

May 25, 2018

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Thank Escambia County First Responders

Courtesy of Pensacola News Journal - Casey was one of seven sudden cardiac arrest survivors recognized by Escambia County Emergency Medical Services staff at a ceremony Tuesday at Escambia County Public Safety, where they had an opportunity to meet the people who brought them back to life.

‘Sudden Cardiac Arrests’ Can Happen to Anyone, Even Without Symptoms

May 24, 2018

‘Sudden Cardiac Arrests’ Can Happen to Anyone, Even Without Symptoms

Courtesy of Indian Express - Youngsters suffering cardiac arrests are no more an uncommon affair. Doctors say they come across cases of ‘sudden cardiac arrests’, sometimes, even in 10-year-olds.

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.