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Archive for October, 2018

Importance of Learning about CPR for Lifeguards

Oct
30

Date: October 30th, 2018

Every year, nearly thousands of individuals of different ages suffer from heart attacks. Most of the attacks occur out-of-hospital. A lot of individuals suffer from a heart attack while swimming at the beach or in pools.

That’s why it’s essential that lifeguards learn about important cardiopulmonary (CPR) skills.

Learning about CPR skills can offer various benefit if you work as a lifeguard. Here are four main benefits that show the importance of taking CPR online classes to learn about the technique.

How Often CPR Should Certification be Renewed?

Oct
26

Date: October 26th, 2018

One of the most critical lifesaving skills that can help save the life of another person is cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Using the technique will allow you to save the life of victims who have suffered from a heart attack.

You can learn about CPR first aid technique through an online class. Once you have obtained a certification by learning about CPR, it’s critical that you constantly renew the license at regular intervals.

Basic First Aid Tips: How to Help Victims of Smoke Inhalation?

Oct
23

Date: October 23rd, 2018

Smoke inhalation can lead to serious health consequences. In most house fires, people generally die of suffocation instead of burns.

Between 50 percent and 80 percent of deaths are due to smoke inhalation rather than burns.

Here, we will provide basic first aid tips that can allow you to help victims of smoke inhalation.

4 CPR and First Aid Tips for Elderly

Oct
19

Date: October 19th, 2018

4 CPR and First Aid Tips for the Elderly

Elderly individuals are at an increased risk of experiencing a medical emergency at home. If you have an elderly parent at home, it’s important that you get CPR and first aid training.

Low levels of vitamin D raises cancer risk

Oct
12

Date: October 12th, 2018

Vitamin D and Bowel Cancer

Vitamin D is normally produced by the skin when it gets in touch with sunlight. It can also be obtained from various diets such as fatty fish and fortified foods where it’s absorbed into the bloodstream from our guts.

The main purpose of this vitamin has been to maintain bones but as research on it broadens, it has been established that its role is not limited just to the bones.

So far, studies have successfully linked the vitamin with obesity, cardiovascular disease and Parkinson’s, among other many conditions.

Its influence on the progression of cancer has also been investigated.