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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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Dec 04

2020 Wilderness First Aid Schedule Now Available

AmeriMed CPR Training's 2020 Wilderness First Aid schedule is now available. This training is comparable to the NOLS courses offered through R.E.I. at a fraction of the cost. These courses are American Camp Association Accredited for camp leaders and scouts. This course is taught over 2 days using a hands-on,

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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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