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High-Quality CPR – Why Is It important?

High-Quality CPR – Why Is It important?

What is high-quality CPR? High-quality CPR is defined as chest compressions that are of sufficient depth and performed at a fast enough rate to generate enough blood flow to the brain and other vital organs to delay cell death. Cells begin to die within 4-6 minutes...

Dealing with Stress

Dealing with Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month. Learning to cope with our stress and finding healthy ways to deal with stressful situations help us live a healthy and positive life. Chronic stress can affect your mental and physical health. Long-term stress can not only affect our...

Emergency Action Planning

Emergency Action Planning

The Importance of an Emergency Action Planning Each year, it is estimated that 1 in 50,000 to 1 in 80,000 athletes will suffer sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) during or shortly after physical activity.  Prompt recognition of SCA, response with CPR and application of an...

The Cardiac Chain of Survival

The Cardiac Chain of Survival

Greetings Youth Caregiver. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to be prepared in the event of a cardiac emergency. Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the #1 killer of student-athletes and the leading cause of death on school campuses. 1 in 300 youth has an...

Yoga and Your Heart’s Health

Yoga and Your Heart’s Health

February Heart Health Month is a great time to learn more about keeping your heart healthy. According to the American Heart Association (AHA) there are five important heart health numbers that can determine your risk for developing cardiovascular disease: Total...

How Your Heart Changes with Age

How Your Heart Changes with Age

People over the age of sixty-five (65) are more likely to suffer a heart attack, have a stroke, or develop coronary heart disease (commonly called heart disease) and heart failure. Heart disease is also a leading cause of limiting the activity, disability, and eroding...

5 Heart-Healthy activities

5 Heart-Healthy activities

February is American Heart Month, a time when all people can focus on their cardiovascular health. Here are 5 heart-healthy activities to keep you on track to a healthier heart. Get moving – 30 minutes of exercise per day Eat clean – focus on fresh fruit and veggies,...