Youth Heart Safety Check.

Youth Heart Safety Check.

Read the explanation below then complete the questionnaire to find out how prepared your child’s schools, camps, and sports facilities are to protect young hearts. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a life-threatening emergency that occurs when the heart suddenly...
April is Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month

Stress has effects on our bodies, our mood and our behavior.   It’s important to  learn how to identify stress and take action to reduce or manage your stress.  Some of the best ways to deal with stress are as follows: Make a point to exercise regularly....
Bleeding Disorders

Bleeding Disorders

It is important for all to raise awareness of the rare group of people that suffer from bleeding disorders. These disorders include but are not limited to people that suffer from Hemophilia A & B types, Von Willebrand Disease one of the most common, and other rare...
The Health Benefits of Eating Healthy

The Health Benefits of Eating Healthy

A healthy eating pattern can help keep you healthy. Eating healthy is good for your overall health – and there are many ways to do it. Making smart food choices can also help you manage your weight and lower your risk for certain chronic (long-term) diseases. When you...
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Among Athletes

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Among Athletes

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a sudden loss of heart function. It happens in the heart’s electrical system. The heart beats dangerously fast or it stops beating and fails in pumping blood to the rest of the body. SCA is different from a heart attack, which involves a...