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Cardiomyopathy is a serious heart condition that makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood to the rest of the body, and it can be life-threatening. But while living with cardiomyopathy can be a daily challenge, there are ways to keep the condition under control and to continue living a full [...]

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Defibrillators are instrumental in preventing sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) deaths, but how do they actually work? Though different types of defibrillators have different mechanisms behind them, they all operate on the same basic principle: using controlled electric shocks to prevent cardiac [...]

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Establishing an AED program for an enterprise business presents numerous challenges. How do you ensure that your program is fully compliant across multiple states with differing laws and regulations? How do you ensure that each branch of your organization maintains its defibrillators to [...]

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Caring for aging parents can be challenging and it requires a lot of crucial decisions. How do you keep your parents from feeling lonely and isolated? How do you know when it’s time to employ additional help or even opt for assisted living? And how do you help them make such a transition in the [...]

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If you work in any public safety environment, you may be required to obtain a Basic Life Support certification. Anyone can become BLS-certified, and it can be a huge benefit even if your job doesn’t require you to save lives. In this article, we’ll cover: What a BLS certification is Who [...]

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AEDs are designed to perform dozens of daily, weekly, and monthly self-tests, and if one of these tests indicates a concern, the device will emit loud beeps to alert you. But because the defibrillator tests for numerous functional issues, it’s not always easy to determine why the device is [...]