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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

Implementing Workstation AEDs

Dec
25

Date: December 25th, 2019

Implementing Workstation Automated External Defibrillators

More than 50% of cardiac arrest cases occur outside a hospital. And it could be anywhere; at home, on the road, at work, anywhere.

That explains why employers must take precaution in their workplace and prepare to act fast in case of a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA)?

Well, we all know that the recommended first aid for any SCA victim is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, popularly known as CPR.

But how many staffs in your workstations have the necessary skills to issue CPR to a colleague? Maybe one or two employees with CPR training; in the worst cases, we have no one with knowledge about resuscitation.

First Aid Preparation 101

Dec
15

Date: December 15th, 2019

First aid emergencies can strike at any time and are common occurrences. Scrapes, bruises, cuts, and all sorts of injuries are very common. These minor medical situations seldom cause permanent damage but do need immediate care. Otherwise, infections and increased pain can develop. With a stocked first aid kit, you can prepare yourself for most medical emergencies.

Cardiac arrest and the Smart listening Devices

Dec
11

Date: December 11th, 2019

 Cardiac arrest is defined as the unanticipated stop of heart activity. This may occur in a victim who has or doesn’t have a preexisting heart issue. It can occur spontaneously or after the occurrence of other symptoms. It is always important to detect cardiac arrest early. This way,the individual can receive CPR,and be lucky enough to reach the hospital in time and get medical attention. If this doesn’t happen, a person can die quickly after some time of the cardiac arrest.