Monthly Archives: May 2016

Difference Between Cardiac Arrest and a Heart Attack

Cardiac arrests and heart attacks are two physical occurrences that are often confused with one another.  Sometimes, the terms are used near interchangeably, or one is mistaken for the other. Though they can be linked to each other, and both …
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Fact vs. Fiction: What Movies and TV Get Wrong about CPR

As you hopefully already know, you can’t believe everything you see in the movies.  This tends to be especially true when it comes health and the human body.  For example, when you see a character injecting something into someone’s heart …
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A Brief History of CPR

We now know that performing CPR can save lives by keeping blood and oxygen flowing to the vital organs of the human body until emergency help arrives.  But this wasn’t always the case. So how exactly did we discover this …
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