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CPR News

WHAT TO DO DURING AN ASTHMA ATTACK

By Justin Haagen on May 24, 2022

Asthma is a chronic condition that makes breathing difficult, as a result of inflamed or narrowed airways, or tubes that allow air to flow in and out of your lungs. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 25.1 million people in the United States live with asthma, including young children and adults.

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POISON PREVENTION AWARENESS

By Justin Haagen on May 11, 2022

This serves as a time to shine a light on the dangers of poisonings for people of all ages and promote the importance of poisoning prevention.

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BE SMART WHEN TRAVELING

By Justin Haagen on Apr 22, 2022

Spring and summer often brings increased traffic on the roads and large crowds to popular tourist destinations. This can lead to a multitude of safety concerns during travel and while enjoying your vacation.

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HOW TO PERFORM A FIRST AID ASSESSMENT

By Justin Haagen on Mar 30, 2022

If an individual appears to be injured, it’s important to complete an assessment of the scene and the person. This allows you to quickly identify life-threatening conditions and other medical problems to ensure the person receives timely medical care.

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IMPROVE YOUR HEART HEALTH BY REDUCING STRESS

By Justin Haagen on Feb 26, 2022

Our bodies are designed to handle shorts bursts of stress, such as worries about meeting a deadline or dealing with the frustrations of traffic. But when you experience stress for prolonged periods of time, it can impact your heart health.
Specifically, long-term or chronic stress can increase your risk of heart disease and heart attack.

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AMERICAN HEART MONTH: WOMEN AND HEART DISEASE

By Justin Haagen on Feb 08, 2022

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. However, women sometimes experience heart disease differently than men, which can delay diagnosis and care.

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More Isn’t Always Merrier… Be Careful with Holiday Decorating

More Isn’t Always Merrier… Be Careful with Holiday Decorating
By Justin Haagen on Dec 02, 2021

Holiday Lights and safety. Here are ways to protect your home from these types of hazards:

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Best Practices for Calling 911

By Justin Haagen on Nov 04, 2021

An estimated 240 million calls are made to 911 each year in the United States. 911 dispatchers and call takers are trained to provide assistance for all types of situations. But there are certain steps you can take to help inform the call taker of the emergency and ensure help arrives as fast as possible.

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SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST VS. HEART ATTACK: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

By Justin Haagen on Sep 28, 2021

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month is right around the corner! So, let’s address one of the most common questions that CPR students have: What’s the difference between sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack?

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HYPERTENSION: A LEADING RISK FACTOR FOR HEART DISEASE

HYPERTENSION: A LEADING RISK FACTOR FOR HEART DISEASE
By Justin Haagen on Sep 14, 2021

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a common condition that can eventually lead to serious health problems. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it affects nearly half of American adults, even though many people don’t realize they have it.

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