Monday, January 26, 2015 1:21 pm
(NAPSI)—Heart failure affects more than 5 million Americans. It is a chronic, progressive disease in which the heart’s ability to pump blood is reduced and the heart does not pump enough blood for the body’s need for oxygen. Knowing a few facts can be important to the health of heart failure patients.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 4:00 am
CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which is commonly performed when someone goes into cardiopulmonary arrest. CPR does not have to be performed by a medical professional. Anyone can learn CPR so that they can use it in a situation where a medical professional has not yet arrived on the scene.
Friday, December 12, 2014 4:44 am
(NAPSI)—Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), a malfunction of the electrical rhythm of the heart, can strike anyone, at any time—but you can lead the way to save a life.
Strategically placed defibrillators and properly trained citizens may save lives. (NAPS)
Thursday, November 20, 2014 11:03 am
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 4:00 am
The Marana Police Department received six automated external defibrillators (AEDs) from the Steven M. Gootter Foundation. The foundation presented the AEDs to the department during a brief ceremony last Friday.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 4:00 am
With the summer coming to an end and school on the horizon, it is important not to lose focus on one of the more important items during the summer months, pool safety. August is drowning impact awareness month and it is important to keep pool safety in the front of our minds as the summer winds down. Every pool or spa owner and user should remember and follow the ABC’s of Pool Safety that our friends at Safe Kids have provided.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 4:00 am
The somewhat disenchanted L.A. Dodger fan base is notorious for arriving to games late, exiting the gates early, and exhibiting little interest in the actual contest throughout their four-inning stay. That was until 22-year-old rookie phenom, Yasiel Puig, shocked the life back into Dodger Stadium like a defibrillator. We have seen Dodger hype trains come and go in the past, left-handed pitcher Fernando Valenzuela and orthodox Hideo Nomo were fan favorites in their fledgling seasons with the ball club, but it appears that Puig has attracted nationwide attention that exceeds nearly anybody who has suited up in a uniform, igniting heated discussion over whether or not the Cuban ballplayer should be considered for this season’s All-Star Game.
Monday, February 25, 2013 2:49 pm
The Arizona Athletic Trainer's Association recently announced the selection of Leah Oliver, of Mountain View High School, for the Hall of Fame.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 1:51 pm
Nov. 8, 2012, was a regular day for both Chuck Boreman and Golder Ranch Fire District Captain Steve Drury. While they did not know each other, a workout at a local gym would change that forever. That morning, Boreman experienced a sudden cardiac arrest, brought on by a clogged artery that he did not know he had. That is when Drury and a group of other off duty first responders came to his aid.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:00 am
Doctors, nurses and the medical staff at Oro Valley Hospital are
being credited for giving Mark Rusin a second chance at life.
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 11:00 pm
Each year, a minimum of 10 percent of MUSD staff at each school
is trained on using defibrillators.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, In preparation for the school year, Marana Unified School District speech pathologist Lauri Glasshoff and others at Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School went through their annual CPR and defibrillator training late last month. Each year, a minimum of 10 percent of MUSD staff at each school is trained on using defibrillators.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Kathe Sudano, the director of health for the Marana Unified School District, shows a group of teachers and administrators at Rattlesnake Ridge Elementary School a protective sheet of plastic used when giving someone CPR.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 11:00 pm
Training on heart-starting automated external defibrillators is
being conducted this week for staff in the Marana Unified School
Wednesday, January 21, 2009 12:00 am
Packing up a home and moving is never easy. Some equate the
emotional toll it wreaks to that of a death in the family. It is
exhausting, stressful and tiring in the extreme – which is why it
is almost easy to feel sorry for Vice President Dick Cheney putting
eight years of memories into carefully labeled cardboard boxes and
loading them onto a truck.
Tuesday, March 9, 2004 12:00 am
Once a month, 15 or 20 Sun City seniors go back to class to
learn how to save a life. Portable shock paddles are everywhere in
this retirement village, and 450 residents know how to use
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