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The UoM Discovered a New CPR Method: We Track Improvements in The Quality of Chest Compressions in terms of Rate & Depth to see its Significance

Jan
15

Date: January 15th, 2020

Improving the Quality of Chest Compressions in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Cardiac arrest calls for an emergency first aid procedure known as Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation works by restarting the natural process of blood transport in the circulatory system. This allows for oxygenated blood to reach essential organ systems.

Tips for Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Jan
13

Date: January 13th, 2020

With 1 in every 4 deaths being caused because of heart issues, there’s no denying the need to include healthy habits in your lifestyle. This life is a gift, and by focusing on your health, you can lead a positive life.

The added emphasis on living a healthy life has finally taken hold and people all over the world are getting behind the idea. It’s true that healthy living is more than exercising and eating the right food. It’s a combination of everything and requires permanent lifestyle changes.   

Basic First Aid Procedures to Save Lives

Jan
11

Date: January 11th, 2020

Life is unpredictable, so you need to be prepared for anything. According to a Red Cross survey, 59% of deaths from injuries could have been prevented if the patient was given first aid on time. With stats like that, it’s easy to determine the importance of first aid.

Liver Donations save Lives

Jan
09

Date: January 9th, 2020

Over 2 million deaths per year are caused because of liver diseases. The statistics are staggering because unfortunately, only 10% of the world’s liver transplantation needs are being fulfilled currently. With the rate of liver diseases increasing steadily over the years, drastic measures need to be taken.

Liver donations can be made by living donors, and all of this is possible because of the liver’s ability to grow back. Scientific researchers have proven that livers can grow back to their original size even if you lose 75% of it.

5 Healthy Life Style Habits Which Extend Life

Jan
08

Date: January 8th, 2020

Did you know that close to 735,000 Americans suffer from a heart attack annually? United States barely even passes as a healthy nation across the world. In fact, according to a study, only 2.7% of Americans have a lifestyle that can be categorized as healthy.

As you age, the body tends to become weaker and susceptible to diseases and health deteriorating conditions. Hence, you are able to work less and earn less, yet you have to pay more for your health conditions. Having a strict regimen can enhance the quality of your life and keep life threatening conditions at bay.

Symptoms and Signs of Emergency

Jan
06

Date: January 6th, 2020

Human life is very unpredictable. Hence, you should be ready to handle life-threatening situations at all times. In fact, knowing how to react during an emergency can help you prevent accidents and even deaths. According to CDC, around 900,000 Americans die prematurely because of the common causes of death, but around 40% of these cases could be prevented.

With such statistics, knowing symptoms becomes necessary to save a life.

How to Reduce Hand Injuries in Your Workstation

Jan
04

Date: January 4th, 2020

Laceration Hand Injuries Safety Tips

Laceration hand injuries are some of the most common injuries in the workplace. They cause a wound in the hand of the affected, either in the fingers or on the whole hand when the body tissues are cut by sharp objects.

The wound is, in most cases, contaminated by bacteria or other pathogens found on contaminated cutting tools, in form of Bloodborne pathogens dirt or rust. These objects include glass pieces, nails, sharp metals, pinch and rotating parts of a machine, and many more.

Human error such as handling devices carelessly, improper disposal of glass parts and nails, and lack of hand protection and coverage increases hand laceration injuries.

Benefit Yourself and Others with Online CPR Training

Jan
02

Date: January 2nd, 2020

Our heart is the primary organ which keeps the body alive. If the heart stops for any reason, known as cardiac arrest, it can kill a person if prompt first aid is not provided.

Cardiac arrest causes more deaths globally than several severe illnesses and accidents combined. Such is its notoriety that it has gained the term the silent killer. The only way to prevent death is immediate CPR treatment.

Benefits of Learning to Deliver First Aid Treatment

Dec
30

Date: December 30th, 2019

Benefits of Getting Trained to Deliver First Aid Treatment

Did you know that you could save someone’s life by learning just a few simple skills that will help you deliver first aid treatment? First aid prevents the injury from deteriorating.

There are some other benefits of being equipped with first aid knowledge as well. Let’s find out about them:

5 Components of a Healthy Lifestyle

Dec
27

Date: December 27th, 2019

Components of a Healthy Lifestyle

Let’s take a look at the five basic components of a healthy lifestyle.

1. Balanced Diet

There are a variety of factors that affect your health, one of which is the diet that you consume. In order to stay healthy, you need to keep an eye on what you eat. A balanced diet is the one which has the right amount of fat, proteins, minerals, and vitamins. Here are some of the components of a healthy diet:

  • Polyunsaturated fats
  • High-quality protein
  • Fruits low in sugar
  • Green vegetables
  • Foods rich in fiber