American Heart Month

Posted by Heinric on 2/3/2023 to Emergency Care
American Heart Month
February is recognized as American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about heart disease and encourage people to take steps to improve their heart health. Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United States, affecting

Eating Habits

Posted by Heinric on 1/27/2023 to Safety Tips
Eating Habits

Eating habits are an important aspect of maintaining good health. A healthy diet not only provides the necessary nutrients for the body to function properly, but it also helps to prevent chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

Importance of Seatbelts

Posted by Heinric on 1/13/2023 to Safety Tips
Importance of Seatbelts

Wearing a seatbelt is one of the most important safety measures a person can take while driving or riding in a vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that seatbelts have saved over 14,000 lives in 2018 alone.

National Blood Donor Month

Posted by Heinric on 1/6/2023 to Safety Tips
National Blood Donor Month

National Blood Donor Month is typically observed in January in the United States, and it is a time to recognize the importance of blood donation and encourage more people to become blood donors. If you would like to learn more about blood donation or find a blood donation center near you, you may want to contact a local blood bank or the American Red Cross.

New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

Posted by Heinric on 12/30/2022 to Safety Tips
 New Year’s Eve Safety Tips

New Year’s Eve comes with a lot of expectations and pressure to have a wonderful and memorable night. This can involve drinking, big parties, going out, and fireworks. As important as it is to celebrate and have fun, it's also important to prioritize safety as well. Here are some tips to help you have a safe and enjoyable New Year's Eve:

Cooking and Food Safety Tips

Posted by Heinric on 12/23/2022 to Safety Tips
Cooking and Food Safety Tips

While preparing food and making your favorite dish in the kitchen is fun and enjoyable, it is important to follow some basic safety rules. During the holiday season, a lot of time is spent in the kitchen as meals need to be prepared for Christmas parties and gatherings. So, follow these tips to protect yourself and your loved ones from food poisoning.

Safety Tips for Sledding

Posted by Heinric on 12/16/2022 to Safety Tips
Safety Tips for Sledding

When winter brings us snow, most of the children are likely going to be at one place—the local sledding hill. At the same time, you do not want to see them at the doctor’s office or hospital due to a sledding injury. In recent research according to the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics each year more than 20,000 kids end up in emergency rooms with sledding injuries.

Christmas Safety Tips

Posted by Heinric on 12/9/2022 to Emergency Care
Christmas Safety Tips

From late November to the middle of January, families gather, parties are scheduled, and travel spikes. People from all around the world come together to celebrate the holiday season with their families and friends. Safety must be top of mind. Following safety rules is important to ensure that your families and friends remain safe and injury-free throughout the season.

Winter Safety Tips

Posted by Heinric on 12/2/2022 to Emergency Care
Winter Safety Tips
Winter Safety is very important. Winter storms and cold temperatures can be very dangerous. You can stay safe and healthy by planning and taking the appropriate measures. Prepare your home and vehicles and prepare for power outages and outdoor activities. Make sure to check on older adults and younger children as they are the ones usually affected by the cold.

Safety tips for the Flu Season

Posted by Heinric on 11/25/2022 to Safety Tips
 Safety tips for the Flu Season

The “flu” is a contagious respiratory illness that is caused by a virus that infects the nose, throat, and sometimes lungs. Although symptoms in some people are mild, the flu can cause severe illness and even death. Older adults are at a higher risk for serious flu complications, especially if they already have pre-existing medical conditions. People aged 65 years and older account for 50-70% of flu-related hospitalizations, and 70-90% of flu-related deaths. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu shot every year at the start of the flu season.

First Aid Tips and Tricks

Posted by Heinric on 11/18/2022 to Emergency Care
First Aid Tips and Tricks

Though it is not always possible to predict when an emergency or medical situation will happen, it is still vital to know how to respond to them safely as it can be critical in saving someone’s life. You can increase a person’s chances of survival during a life-threatening emergency by familiarizing yourself with how to use an AED, administer first aid, perform the Heimlich maneuver, and give life-saving medications like naloxone. In the case of a medical emergency, it's easy to assume that someone else will rise to the plate and help the person in distress, however, this is not always going to happen. So, here are some skills worth familiarizing yourself with so you will be equipped to act when an emergency medical situation occurs.

Veterans Day Safety Tips

Posted by Heinric on 11/11/2022 to Safety Tips
Veterans Day Safety Tips

Veteran’s Day, also known as ‘Armistice Day,’ was first celebrated on 11 November 1919, to mark the first anniversary of the end of WWI. Armistice Day became a federal holiday on 13 May 1938, when President Woodrow Wilson enacted the law and dedicated it to all American veterans. Veterans Day is widely viewed as the beginning of the winter safety campaign. The following safety tips are offered to prepare a seasonal mindset change to ensure a safe veterans Day Weekend:

CPR BPM and Songs to do CPR to

Posted by Heinric on 11/4/2022 to Emergency Care
CPR BPM and Songs to do CPR to

When performing CPR chest compressions, the best way to maintain the optimal speed is to follow the beat of a popular song. If you have taken a CPR course or are ready for any tutorials on the subject, you’ve probably heard the Bee Gees Stayin’ Alive used as a popular example. It is a good example and an easy beat to follow. The song clocks in at a steady 104 beats per minute. CPR should always be performed at a pace between 100 and 120 beats per minute.

Halloween Safety Tips

Posted by Heinric on 10/28/2022 to Safety Tips
Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is one of the most exciting nights of the year for kids. For many parents, however, the fun can be accompanied by stress and anxiety for the safety of their children. This year, we want to help by offering some easy and effective safety tips for Halloween that will make this holiday a fun-filled and safe Halloween for the entire family.

Be Happy to Stay Healthy

Posted by Heinric on 10/21/2022 to Physical Health
Be Happy to Stay Healthy

Behavioral scientists have spent a lot of time studying what makes us happy. It is scientifically proven that happiness can predict health and longevity, and happiness scales can be used to measure social progress and the success of public policies.

How to handle Fall Allergies

Posted by Heinric on 10/14/2022 to Safety Tips
How to handle Fall Allergies

Fall is the season of new beginnings, but at the same time, it can also be the season of allergies. Though the fall foliage may be visually stunning, other things that come along with this season may leave you with itchy eyes, a runny nose, and a scratchy throat. Furthermore, the fall allergy season overlaps with the beginning of the cold and flu seasons, and with COVID-19 still going around it is important to identify what is, or is not, causing respiratory issues.

What to do during a Hurricane

Posted by Heinric on 10/7/2022 to Emergency Care
What to do during a Hurricane

How you react during a hurricane has a tremendous impact on how you and your house make it through the lashing winds and torrential rains. While we all hope that hurricanes cause all their havoc at sea, the fact is that hurricanes are bound to make landfall. What you do to prepare before, during, and after a hurricane can be the difference between life and death. The following safety tips are recommended because it increases the chances of the results being extremely positive.

Fall Safety Tips

Posted by Heinric on 9/30/2022 to Safety Tips
Fall Safety Tips

It’s that time of the year when Halloween decorations and costume line up on the store shelves, and the smell of pumpkin spice is in the air. However, there are also hazards that we need to be cautious about. But by following these fall safety tips, you can still enjoy everything you love about this time of the year.

Substance Abuse

Posted by Heinric on 9/23/2022
Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is common among college students. Students believe that drugs will relieve their stress and give them the peace they need. However, drugs make things exponentially worse by causing more physical, mental, and social problems. According to a USA Today Study, about half of the nation’s 5.4 million college students admit to binge drinking or taking drugs at least once per month. Furthermore, according to 2019 Monitoring the Future survey. College students have the highest marijuana and illicit drug use, such as amphetamines, cocaine, hallucinogens, and MDMA. The common causes of substance abuse among college students include:

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by Heinric on 9/16/2022 to Physical Health
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is making Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September by highlighting the increase in the number of children diagnosed with cancer. According to the IARC in 2020, almost 280,000 children and adolescents were diagnosed with cancer worldwide and almost 110,000 children died from cancer.

How many hours of sleep is considered as healthy?

Posted by Heinric on 9/9/2022 to Physical Health
How many hours of sleep is considered as healthy?

Conventional wisdom has told us that eight hours of sleep is necessary for the body and mind to properly function.

Is this a myth or a fact? And why eight hours why not 9 hours or 7 hours of sleep?

Labor Day Weekend Safety Practices

Posted by Heinric on 9/2/2022 to Safety Tips
Labor Day Weekend Safety Practices

As the Labor Day weekend comes up folks will be spending their weekends traveling, having their first picnic, or enjoying taking a swim in the ocean or pool. As much as it is important to have fun it is also equally important to stay safe and practice safety rules as well. Follow these tips to stay safe and relish everything the long weekend has to offer.

Back to Healthy Habits

Posted by Heinric on 8/26/2022 to Safety Tips
Back to Healthy Habits
 As summer comes to an end, children are getting ready to trade in their beach bags for school bags. Parents, caregivers, and school staff will be busy preparing for a safe school term. For parents, this is an
            ideal opportunity to gather items that are essential for keeping their children healthy.

Disaster Response - Phase II of Emergency Management

Posted by Heinric on 8/17/2022 to Emergency Care
Disaster Response - Phase II of Emergency Management
Disasters are devastating and can often leave people in hopeless situations. With today’s growing technology these disasters can be predicted and with proper planning can be mitigated. However, there are times when

Drowning Impact Awareness

Posted by Heinric on 8/12/2022 to Safety Tips
Drowning Impact Awareness
Drowning Impact Awareness is the largest collaborative water safety effort in the State of Arizona.
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