Apr 03

COVID-19 Face Coverings

Coronavirus FAQs: Is A Homemade Mask Effective? And What's The Best Way To Wear One? Excerpts from NPR Post April 3, 20206:56 PM ET The new face covering policies come with the vital plea that people DO NOT use the medical-grade masks that are in short supply in hospitals right

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Feb 21

How to Survive a Cholla Cactus Attack

Getting attacked by this blood thirsty cactus was NO JOKE! Click image for How to Remove Cholla Cactus video. It took several attempts with pliers, sticks, and rocks, and was only removed from my arm after great effort and 2 hair combs. Pliers or tweezers are great once the cholla

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Dec 30

11 Reasons Why Too Much Sugar Is Bad for You

It’s New Year’s Resolution time. Like I do, you may feel you’ve been on sugar binge for the last 4 weeks. I am personally READY to take a sugar hiatus. This article summarized from Healthline includes some well-known (reasons 1-5), and less well-known health reasons (reasons 6-8) for cutting your

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Nov 25

Drone-Delivered AEDs – Say What?

Excerpted from SCA Foundation Mon, 11/18/2019 It was a race with life-or-death implications: Unmanned drones were pitted against traditional emergency responders to see which could get an automated external defibrillator to the rural site of a simulated cardiac arrest first. The drones won handily. And the Canadian researcher behind the

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Nov 21

Legal Risk of Not Performing CPR vs Performing CPR

From: Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation November 21/2019 While some bystanders may fail to attempt CPR because they fear legal liability, the likelihood of facing litigation is higher for delaying or failing to intervene, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Resuscitation Science Symposium 2019 — November 16-17

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Jun 13

Award Winning CPR Awareness PSA

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Dec 17

High School Student Saves 4-Year-Old

High School Student Saves 4-Year-Old AUSTIN (KXAN) — When Sophia Adan learned CPR as part of a criminal justice program at her high school, she never thought she would use it. Little did she know that just days after the training, she would save a life. "I never thought it

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Nov 06

Deadly Sexism or Just Being Careful?

Deadly Sexism or Just Being Careful? In a new survey (Poster Presentation 198) Colorado researchers asked 54 people online to explain why women might be less likely to get CPR when they collapse in public. In the replies, the team identified four themes: Potentially inappropriate touching or exposure; Fear of

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