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.

Children’s Eye Health and Safety

Posted by Heinric on 8/5/2022 to Safety Tips
Children’s Eye Health and Safety
The month of August is observed as Children’s eye health and safety month. Here at CPR Savers, we value children’s health more than anything else. According to statistics, one out of 20 children between the ages of

World Lung Cancer Day

Posted by Alex on 8/1/2022 to Physical Health
World Lung Cancer Day
Today, August 1st, is World Lung Cancer day, and CPR Savers would like to bring awareness to the issue. Despite it being on the decline since 2005, lung cancer is still the leading cause of death due to cancer in both men and women. Roughly 154,000

Back to School Safety

Posted by Alex on 7/22/2022 to Safety Tips
Back to School Safety
Summer is starting to come to a close. As your little ones head back to school have you thought of all the safety concerns they may face while away from the house? Here are some important tips to teach your children as school kicks back into gear.

Introducing PRESTAN’s NEW Infant Ultralite Manikin

Posted by Alex on 7/18/2022 to Physical Health
Introducing PRESTAN’s NEW Infant Ultralite Manikin
As of today, Monday July 18th, PRESTAN has officially launched their brand new Infant Ultralite Manikin. This manikin comes birthed from the Adult Ultralite Manikin from PRESTAN. It is compact, portable, and lightweight to carry making it easy to set up, use, and clean.

Diet and Its Effects on Health

Posted by Alex on 7/8/2022 to Physical Health
Diet and Its Effects on Health
Your diet is the number one contributing factor to your health and well-being. While it may not be the end all be all, it is the foundation for a happy, healthy, and vibrant life. There are many common misconceptions about diet including what foods are bad/good for you, what diet can do for you physically and mentally, and in what quantities things are good. Here we will break down these misconceptions and outline the basics of a healthy diet.

A Short Guide to Self-care

Posted by Alex & Aaron on 7/1/2022 to Physical Health
A Short Guide to Self-care
Stress is a normal part of our everyday lives. Something that might be stressful for one person might not be stressful for another. How you react to it can lead to a variety of mental and physical health problems.

Celebrate National Great Outdoors Month Safely

Posted by Aaron on 6/24/2022 to Safety Tips
Celebrate National Great Outdoors Month Safely
June is National Great Outdoors Month, reminding us to get out and celebrate nature while also staying safe in the summer heat. There’s so much in this world to explore, but before heading out you’ll want to make sure you have everything you need to keep yourself safe from the sun.

Surviving a Disaster

Posted by Alex on 6/17/2022 to Safety Tips
Surviving a Disaster
An emergency kit is something that seems useless and foolish up until the day the flood comes. There are roughly 6,800 natural disasters that occur yearly worldwide. Often these kits can get you and your loved ones safely out of tough circumstances.

National Safety Month – First Aid

Posted by Alex on 6/10/2022 to Safety Tips
National Safety Month – First Aid
June is National Safety Month, and as a result, CPR Savers feels it is important to discuss the importance of first aid. Being prepared with a proper first aid kit and training can mean the difference between life and death for you or someone you

A New PRESTAN Product Can Save Women's Lives

Posted by Aaron on 6/3/2022 to Safety Tips
A New PRESTAN Product Can Save Women's Lives
When someone suffers from sudden cardiac arrest and needs CPR, every second is crucial. Resuscitating a person suffering from cardiac arrest within 5 minutes can double or triple their chances of survival. Unfortunately, people often hesitate to perform CPR on women due to fears and misconceptions. This means that women have a lower chance of survival when suffering a sudden cardiac arrest.

An EpiPen can save your life. Do you know how to use it?

Posted by Alex on 5/27/2022 to Safety Tips
An EpiPen can save your life. Do you know how to use it?
An EpiPen can be the difference between life and death for many individuals that have extreme allergies. The EpiPen, as it is commonly referred to, is a brand name for an auto-injectable device responsible for delivering a drug known as epinephrine.

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

Posted by Alex on 5/20/2022 to Physical Health
National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month
Spring has just started, and with blooming flowers and warmer days comes runny noses and asthma flare-ups. Roughly 65 million Americans suffer from asthma or allergies and this season is the toughest for most if not all. As a result, May has been designated as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA).

The Importance of Breathing & Oxygen Tanks

Posted by Alex on 5/16/2022 to Physical Health
The Importance of Breathing & Oxygen Tanks
Oxygen plays a vital role in our lives. The quality of the air and the strength of our breath can dramatically impact our health and well-being. Disease, environment, and genetics can all play impactful roles in the health of our lungs.

The Importance of Exercise

Posted by Ryan on 4/8/2022
The Importance of Exercise
Exercise is a very important element for everyone to implement into their daily routine. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only 22.9% of adults meet the recommended

National Take Down Tobacco Day

Posted by Ryan on 4/1/2022 to Physical Health
National Take Down Tobacco Day
Tobacco use and exposure to second hand smoke kills almost half a million people every year in the U.S. alone. This makes it the single leading cause of preventable death in our country.

Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine

Posted by Devin on 3/21/2022 to Emergency Care
Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine
The current situation in Ukraine requires no introduction. Millions of people are being affected by the war within the country. The UN and partners have already reached more than 500,000 people with humanitarian assistance, including life-saving

Surviving Radiation

Posted by Chris on 3/11/2022 to Emergency Care
Surviving Radiation
Almost four years ago, Hawaii’s ballistic missile threat system sent an alert that a missile was inbound towards the state. Citizens weren’t sure what to do in the event of an immediate nuclear disaster, with many more not prepared for the

Emergency Preparedness

Posted by Devin on 3/4/2022 to Safety Tips
Emergency Preparedness
Being prepared is important when in comes to emergencies! From fires, to floods, earthquakes, to tornados, and even more there are a lot of different emergencies that could happen in our day-to-day life.
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