Cardiovascular disease and cardiac arrest remove thousands of people from our midst yearly, and most of them do not have advanced heart disease.  Everyone that suffers a cardiac arrest requires quick CPR, and quick use of a AED (or defibrillator) …

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Walter Watts has a great “save” story, from a healthy college kid helping a professor grade papers.  The video has a manufacturers slant since Walter has become a spokesman for Zoll since he was shocked back to life.  Zoll does …

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AEDs save lives.  A person that suffers cardiac arrest really needs chest compressions started within 2 minutes, and ideally, an AED used to shock the heart within 5 minutes.  Each minute that defivrillation is delayed reduces the CA victim’s chance …

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15-year-old student Devon Octave was without heartbeat for 7 minutes, after wrestling practice. The principal at his Hialeah, FL school, Rene Rovirosa, had taken a CPR class 6 days prior to his collapse, and performed CPR until EMT arrived with a …

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DEATH IN THE AIR: 16 yr old teen in wheelchair suffers cardiac arrest and dies during Delta flight shortly after takeoff  New York Daily News reports a 16-year-old boy who uses a wheelchair died half an hour into his first …

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This is a great true story of a life-saver.   A 9-yr old GA boy tells his Mom how to perform CPR, which she does on baby, to save baby’s life.   How did the 9-year old know? He memorized an illustrated poster …

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Heart Disease Facts from CDC (Centers for Disease Control) About 600,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year–that’s 1 in every 4 deaths. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. …

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Continued FREE AED training, today with a unique, fully automatic AED, the PowerHeart G3 Automatic from Cardiac Science.   There’s no ON button, so open the case to turn on. The pads are already connected to the unit, but you …

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The cardiac chain of survival, is a common term in emergency medicine, safety, and health education circles – a term that is comprised of the steps that will determine if someone will survive a cardiac arrest, also the steps to …

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For Healthcare Providers – this is a little technical. Want to improve survival rates, for in-hospital CA or out-of-hospital cardiac arrest? High Quality Compressions is the key.  Here’s a great into video to “High Quality CPR”, a new emphasis from …

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