Tag Archives: American Heart Association
Thanks to the AHA for this valuable study!
Many hospitalized children survive after prolonged resuscitation (more than 35 minutes) for cardiac arrest.
December 10, 2012
A new Japanese study shows that early compression-only CPR, without rescue breathing, kept more people alive with good brain function after they had a sudden cardiac arrest.
Survival rates of more than 40 percent were noted when cardiac arrests were observed, bystanders provided early compression-only CPR, and an electric shock was [...]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A woman called 911 recently and told dispatchers that her grandmother wasn’t breathing. The Columbus firefighter who took the call double-checked the address and phone number and then told the woman that they were going to start CPR together.
She hesitated but answered yes when Russell McGinnis asked whether she knew how to [...]
Sodium, the everyday meal offender that might make your face feel puffy and your jeans look, and feel, tighter.
Colorado Gives Day is December 4 and CPR Professionals and the American Heart Association is celebrating!
It’s the day before Thanksgiving and everyone is counting their blessings, but this year, one woman has something extra to be thankful for — she’s sharing how a video made by actress Elizabeth Banks saved her life, one year ago today.
The American Heart Association just concluded its annual “Scientific Sessions” conference, where heart experts gather to discuss and share findings about the latest treatments, procedures and studies about heart health and heart disease prevention.
Using low-calorie sweeteners in beverages and other foods has the potential to help people reach and maintain a healthy body weight and is helpful for glucose control for people with diabetes, according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association. The statement is published in the American Heart [...]
Anyone can learn CPR – and everyone should!
Washington, D.C., March 22, 2012 — American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments today on the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, signed into law on March 23, 2010: