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Be Prepared for an Emergency

Be Prepared for an Emergency

Get Prepared: You May Need to be Self Sufficient for Three to Five Days It seems as though natural disasters are occurring more often these days meaning that emergency preparedness is gnawing at the edge of our collective consciousness; it reinforces the need for all of us to be preparedRead More

Bathtub Safety Awareness

Bathtub Safety Awareness

Researchers have reported that more than 43,000 children under the age of 18 are injured each year by doing something as ordinary as taking a bath or shower. A study focusing on the slip and fall aspect of bathtub injuries was published in the July edition of Pediatrics. “What caughtRead More

Youth Retention of Emergency Training

Youth Retention of Emergency Training

How effective is teaching youth CPR and AED skills? Do they retain knowledge and can they effectively perform CPR or other emergency response skills? A study conducted by Fritz Sterz from the Medical University of Vienna, Austria recently attempted to answer these questions. He studied 147 nine-year-old children who hadRead More