The Startling Statistics of Cardiac Arrest in the USA

The Startling Statistics of Cardiac Arrest in the USA

Most Americans put in at least some effort in our day to day lives to prevent untimely death. We avoid carcinogens, we buckle our seatbelts, we shield ourselves from contagions, and every home has smoke detectors to warn us in case of a fire. Yet all of these well...
CPR By The Numbers: Take A Class, Save A Life

CPR By The Numbers: Take A Class, Save A Life

As soon as you see chest compressions, you immediately you know what’s happening and why. The most basic steps of CPR are universally recognized. TV and movies love to thrill us with some (highly dramatized) version in intense, white-knuckle moments and...
Thankful For These 4 Wild CPR Rescues

Thankful For These 4 Wild CPR Rescues

We look at the dangers of cardiac arrest and heart attacks every day, and statistics can be grim. But this Thanksgiving, we want to look at our favorite stories of lives saved by CPR! We’ve been keeping our eye on all the amazing stories of CPR saving lives across the...
CPR and AED: Speed and Confidence Save Lives

CPR and AED: Speed and Confidence Save Lives

In the event of a cardiac emergency, such as a heart attack or cardiac arrest, the most important step in saving a life is to perform CPR until emergency services arrive. CPR serves the function of continuing circulation in the victim when consciousness is lost and...
BLS is BS & CPR is Taking My Job! By The Grim Reaper

BLS is BS & CPR is Taking My Job! By The Grim Reaper

If there’s one thing I can’t stand in your lousy, vibrant, mortal world, it’s your immutable, unending desire to stay alive. Seriously, I throw everything I have at you to try and get you down on my side: cholesterol, genetics, jump scares, cheeseburgers… but you...