Over 40% of all reports regarding energy drinks and U.S. poison control centers involve instances of children beneath the age of six suffering from severe neurological and cardiac symptoms, according to a study presented by the Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association in 2014. The somewhat excessive representation of youths is worrying, concerning the […]
It’s a hot summer day… Your child asks you if he or she can go to the playground. Seeing nothing wrong with this, you decide to take them. When you arrive, there are many parents playing with their kids. Your little one soon scampers off, to play with the others. You find yourself enjoying the […]
Swimming seems like such a simple thing. It’s something that most Floridians don’t really give a second thought to. But how do you know when you are at the beach with your family that you are really safe? There are many dangers when going to the beach. For children, it’s probably a good idea to […]
Although we often hear of the children injured on public playgrounds, over 50,000 youngsters suffer from accidents annually on home playground equipment. Time and planning are essential when considering installation of such equipment. Although it is beneficial to provide your children with a physical outlet, securing their safety should always be the first matter of business. Since the majority of […]
Babysitting is an important job. It requires first and foremost, the love of children, but beyond that, there are many qualifications you must possess in order to be a good and responsible babysitter. Children of all ages have needs that require tending to. You will need to be aware of the different age groups, and […]
As a former daycare provider, I know a daycare center prides itself on how many teachers they can say are CPR and First Aid certified. When a potential parent is touring and the director can say that a large percentage of the staff is certified…well, how much better can it get? I was certified for […]
Live power lines and oncoming traffic didn’t deter a Massachusetts prison guard from saving the life of a man who’d suffered a heart attack while driving. Credit goes to a combination of bravery, fast action and CPR training. Edward Johansen was driving along Route 140 in Norton early in the afternoon when he saw a […]
Written by Carol – In-Pulse CPR Instructor | A number of years ago, our neighborhood experienced one of the most horrific of nightmare situations. Little 5 year old, Shannon, was coming home from Kindergarten one very slippery January day in Pennsylvania. The bus driver loved the children very much, lived in the neighborhood, and in […]
If you have never witnessed a person go in to cardiac arrest then consider your self lucky. If you have then you experienced one of two things: 1: Complete helplessness 2: An overwhelming sense to act Those of you who would relate with the ladder must be CPR certified. If you can’t relate to […]
Once minute your child is playing and the next they are gone!
Healthcare is a broad ever-changing science that will forever surprise us with new and improved life-saving procedures, devices, and medicines. We all wish to one day find the ‘Fountain of Youth’, but in reality, it’s the brilliant individuals in the health and science fields that are always hard at work to find the latest and greatest measures to prolong the human life.
first aid and CPR applications and programs are also being developed. These applications provide step-by-step instructions
An AED will assist you to save the life of a heart attack victim – but only if you have one readily available and have been trained in its use. So do some legwork now and save a life in the future.