Oral Health Month

Posted by Zyanne on 4/9/2021
Oral Health Month
April is Oral Health Month where we take the time to reflect and understand our own oral health so we can create a better oral hygiene routine to improve our health. This month we should take time to consider the preventive steps we can take to make sure our mouth and the rest of our bodies are healthy.

Preparing for Allergy Season

Posted by Zyanne on 4/2/2021 to Safety Tips
Preparing for Allergy Season
It is finally that time of the year where spring arrives the only downside is allergies. Those with seasonal allergies will usually start to see symptoms in early March which then can last until the end of May. If you are one of those people who suffer with seasonal allergies then it is important to start preparing for allergies season as soon as possible. The first type of pollen we typically start to see is tree pollen which starts in the early weeks of February. In the later part of the season we start to see grass pollen which combined with tree pollen usually means a miserable time for anyone who suffers from allergies.

National Nutrition Month

Posted by Zyanne on 3/26/2021 to Physical Health
National Nutrition Month
National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign that was created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics back in the 1970s. The main goal of National Nutrition Month is to educate people on the importance of having good nutrition and how to make informed food choices to develop healthy eating habits. Each year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has a main theme for the month where they highlight a certain aspect of nutrition.

NEW PRESTAN Professional Adult Series 2000 Manikins

Posted by Zyanne on 3/19/2021 to Emergency Care
NEW PRESTAN Professional Adult Series 2000 Manikins
The newest release of PRESTAN Manikins proves to be another high quality and realistic professional manikin. PRESTAN’s Professional Adult Series 2000 Mankins are now updated with an advanced feedback integration system that can read and report different rates, depths, recoils, ventilation and hands-off time using the bluetooth enabled PRESTAN CPR feedback app that is available on Apple and Android devices.

Heart Disease: Arrhythmia

Posted by Zyanne on 3/12/2021 to Physical Health
Heart Disease: Arrhythmia
The human heart is made up of 4 Chambers, 2 upper chambers called the Atria and 2 lower chambers called the Ventricles. In order to pump blood to the lungs and the rest of the body these chambers need to contract in a synchronized pattern controlled by electrical impulses. So long as this pattern goes uninterrupted the human heart will beat 60 to 100 times a minute and over 100,000 times a day.

Safety Tips for Going Back to School

Posted by Zyanne on 3/5/2021 to Safety Tips
Safety Tips for Going Back to School
After almost a whole year of most schools not being in person, more and more schools are beginning to reopen their doors and resume in-person classes. What does this mean for your kids you might wonder? As a parent, preparing for your children to go back to school can be strenuous under normal circumstances but with everything that has happened this past year, going back to school now has a new meaning with even more things to prepare for.

Saving Lives

Posted by Sam on 2/26/2021 to Emergency Care
Saving Lives
CPR Savers’ mission is to ensure the health and safety of lives worldwide. We know emergency service personnel depend on the finest equipment and products and we work hard to deliver. Products we offer are used by lifeguard agencies, fire departments, hospitals, government agencies, schools, churches, CPR instructors, as well as businesses and families. Since we strive to provide the best equipment intended to save lives, when we hear back from our loyal customers the whole office glows with pride.

Lifestyle Tips for a Healthy Heart

Posted by Zyanne on 2/12/2021 to Physical Health
Lifestyle Tips for a Healthy Heart
February is American Heart Month and nothing says “let’s celebrate our hearts” like Valentine’s day. With Valentine’s day just around the corner, let’s take this opportunity to not only think about the hearts of our loved ones but think about our own hearts and the overall health of our hearts. Our hearts are one of our most vital organs and they work hard to keep us alive so it only makes sense that we should put in the effort to take proper care of them.

Know the Difference? Cardiac Arrest and Heart Attack

Posted by Sam on 2/5/2021 to Emergency Care
Know the Difference? Cardiac Arrest and Heart Attack
It is common for the two phrases to be used synonymously but they are not the same. A heart attack occurs when blood flow is shut down due to a blocked artery. Cardiac arrest occurs when an electrical malfunction of the heart causes the heart to stop beating. Despite the differences between these two events, they can both be fatal.

Health Awareness and American Heart Month

Posted by Sam on 1/29/2021 to Physical Health
Health Awareness and American Heart Month
February is national heart month, which is intended to raise awareness of heart health, and lifestyle changes. Heart disease is currently the largest threat to the health of Americans, and cardiovascular disease kills nearly 2,300 people every day.

January is National Blood Donation Month

Posted by Zyanne on 1/22/2021 to Physical Health
January is National Blood Donation Month
January has always been a month where people look to the new year with optimism; hoping the next year will be better than the last. One way we can start the new year off right is by celebrating National Blood Donor Month. During the winter season, there is typically an increase in illnesses due to the weather which causes a shortage in the donation of blood and platelets. This shortage causes an increase in the demand for blood. The American Red Cross and Blood Banks of America encourage everyone who can to donate. Donating blood is safe and can save the lives of millions of people in America.

How Our Pets Help Our Mental Health

Posted by Zyanne on 1/15/2021 to Physical Health
How Our Pets Help Our Mental Health
Man and animal. An honest relationship built on trust and understanding. But to what extent does this relationship go? It has been scientifically proven that having pets and animals in your life can improve your health in many ways. A pet can be a great source of comfort, motivation, and most importantly companionship.

Why You Should Get CPR and First Aid Training

Posted by Zyanne on 1/8/2021 to Emergency Care
Why You Should Get CPR and First Aid Training
2020 has been a year of one unpredictable event after another. The best way to head into the new year is to learn new skills that can improve your ability to handle any unpredictable event. Getting trained in First Aid and CPR can be one of the first and most important things you can learn to be useful in an emergency situation.

Understanding Vaccines

Posted by Zyanne on 12/31/2020 to Medical Regulations
Understanding Vaccines
Vaccines. Good? Bad? Beneficial? Or too Risky? Society has definitely gone back and forth trying to decide if we accept vaccines or if we are against them. The majority of the conversation centers around if we trust them to benefit us more than harm us. There are a number of benefits that come with using vaccines as a preventative medicine but there is also quite a bit of speculation saying vaccines can have long term effects that are harmful to our overall health. The best way to decide if we are for or against vaccines is to be educated about what they are and how they work. To start, we need to get a better understanding of the history behind vaccines and how they have progressed to what they are now.

Safer Habits for the New Year

Posted by Zyanne on 12/24/2020 to Safety Tips
Safer Habits for the New Year
As we get closer to the end of 2020, the global COVID pandemic shows no signs of slowing down. Each day we are still seeing hundreds of thousands of new cases of coronavirus infections, meanwhile people are still struggling complying with the strict safety measures. This whole year has felt like a nightmare that none of us can wake up from. The last thing we all want is to continue this nightmare into the new year so changes need to be made.

Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Posted by Zyanne on 12/11/2020 to Safety Tips
Are You Prepared for an Emergency?
With all the unexpected things that have happened in 2020, it is important to ask yourself if you are really prepared for any type of emergency. Disasters are inevitable and happen to everyone, especially at times we least expect it. When a crisis does occur, it is important to be prepared that way you can feel more comfortable being able to handle the situation. What does being prepared really mean? Here are a few tips to help you be more prepared when a disaster occurs.

How Heart Attacks Differ between Men and Women

Posted by Zyanne on 12/4/2020
How Heart Attacks Differ between Men and Women
More than one million people in the United States alone suffer from a heart attack every year. However, many people are unaware that there is a difference in symptoms between men and women when experiencing a heart attack. While our hearts may all work the same, there are different physiological differences that can affect the symptoms when a heart attack does strike. These differences make heart attacks difficult to diagnose in women.

Recommended Safe Thanksgiving Guidelines

Posted by Sam on 11/20/2020 to Safety Tips
Recommended Safe Thanksgiving Guidelines
Thanksgiving has always been a time to appreciate family and friends and to reflect on things you are thankful for. This year should be no different. This should be the year above all other years to sit down and really appreciate these times with family and friends. Although we have been hoping for a better chance of keeping the same traditions and celebrating, the pandemic risk is on the rise with no chance of stopping. Like the pandemic healthcare providers are working overtime to keep on top of the demand, COVID 19 is still a very real and dangerous risk. Be careful this holiday season but also be sure your friends, loved ones and family know how much you love them.

Seizure: Stay Calm

Posted by Sam on 11/13/2020 to Emergency Care
Seizure: Stay Calm
Do you, or anyone you know suffer from seizures? It is an unpleasant experience for both the victim and anyone who witnesses it, and a lot of people are caught off guard by the event. A sudden and uncontrolled disturbance in the brain will cause changes in your behavior, movements, or feelings, and your level of consciousness in the moment will suffer. Seizures are sudden, and they’re unpredictable in how long they last and how serious they are. A seizure can happen just once or they can occur repeatedly. If you suffer multiple seizures, you are likely to have epilepsy or potentially another seizure disorder.

Pumpkin Carving Safety 101

Posted by Sam on 10/30/2020 to Safety Tips
Pumpkin Carving Safety 101
Halloween Celebrations are underway! This year the holiday falls on a Saturday which is perfect for all kinds of parties and spooky fun. A great way to get in the holiday spirit is to carve your own pumpkin! Always remember that it is important to also stay safe because even though there are plenty of costumes for nurses, doctors, and zombie patients, it is better to fake an injury than to have one. Especially when it comes to carving pumpkins, so we have a few safety tips to help avoid any major owies or any unplanned trips to the emergency room

Trick-or-Treat Safely 2020

Posted by Zyanne on 10/23/2020 to Safety Tips
Trick-or-Treat Safely 2020

Sweets, treats, costumes, parties and more! Halloween is quickly approaching and many people all over the world are getting eager to celebrate the spooky season. 2020 has brought its fair share of challenges as each of the different holidays approach and Halloween is no different. It is important for us as a society to still celebrate these holidays that are important to us while also thinking about the safety of your family and the safety of the many other families who plan to celebrate Halloween as well.

Breast Cancer Awareness

Posted by Zyanne on 10/2/2020 to Physical Health
Breast Cancer Awareness
Breast Cancer is the most common form of cancer in women worldwide. According to the World Health Organization more than 500,000 women around the world die from breast cancer yearly. In the United States more than 250,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and 42,000 succumb each year. Cancer is a disease where a large group of abnormal cells grow uncontrollably, Metastasizing is the process where these cells grow beyond usual boundaries to invade adjacent tissues and or parts of the body. This is the state at which it can become fatal. Little is known as to how these cancer cells are created, or whether certain groups are more susceptible or not.

In Case of Wildfires

Posted by Sam on 9/18/2020 to Safety Tips
In Case of Wildfires
A wildfire is an unplanned fire that burns in a natural area. They are often caused by lightning storms or humans and can happen anywhere, and at any time. A wildfire is fueled by dead underbrush that is dry from long periods without rain.

A Whole Year of Stress

Posted by Sam on 9/11/2020 to Physical Health
A Whole Year of Stress
Just when we thought we could get a handle on this year, 2020 continues to go up in flames. From the pandemic and natural disasters to strained relations and property damage, everything seems to wear down the mind to a breaking point. With so many losing their jobs and finances, it's hard to find any relief, but stressing over time about the weight of the world is a factor that can be dangerous for your health.

10 Most Cited OSHA Standards

Posted by Sam on 9/4/2020 to Safety Tips
10 Most Cited OSHA Standards
Labor Day is the celebration of the social and economic achievements of the American workers, a yearly national tribute to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country that is all thanks to the efforts of the American workforce. To support that workforce and promote the economy as a whole, keeping a safe and secure workplace is also essential. From gigantic warehouses to in-home offices, there are all kinds of risks and hazards that are encountered every day
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