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The Basics: Five BLS Questions Answered

The Basics: Five BLS Questions Answered

What is BLS? Basic Life Support (BLS) is a type of care that medical professionals, first responders, and others in health and safety provide to patients experiencing a medical emergency such as cardiac arrest. The American Heart Association refers to it as “the...

The Shocking Need for AED

The Shocking Need for AED

Sudden cardiac arrest kills almost half a million people every year in the United States, and is the leading cause of death in Americans over 40. Different from heart attacks, which result from arterial issues like plaque buildup and blockages, cardiac arrest is an...