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You’ve got questions; we’ve got answers and some amazing tips to keep you safe and healthy. This blog is designed to keep you up to date on first aid and AED facts. You’ll learn how to prepare for a workplace emergency and how to create a disaster program for your workplace. You’ll also learn about the importance of knowing first aid and what you’ll learn in first aid training. There is even a handy post on how to make a first aid kit using simple household items.

 

If you’re wondering “which AED is right for me?” We have posts explaining the difference between AED brands, AED product comparisons, 5 things to know when purchasing an AED, and the cost of AEDs.

These posts, written by a cardiac health expert, will help take the fear out of using an AED and instill knowledge and confidence so that you can be ready in an emergency situation.

Our focus is to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy, that’s why you’ll also find an array of postings on healthy recipes, healthy lifestyles, exercising, heart health, environmental issues, and other tips to keep you safe. Be sure to follow us or check in regularly to keep up to date and take your health to heart.

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Stress and Heart Health – How Are They Connected?

Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada. According to Statistics Canada, 23 per cent of people over the age of 15 report that most days are “quite a bit” or “extremely” stressful, and that number rises to 30 per cent among the 35 to 54 age group. High levels of stress cause...

Healthy Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins

Healthy Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins How about a breakfast that is satisfying when eaten on a quiet Sunday morning, as well as a hectic, get-the-kids-out-the-door, late-for-work, can’t-find-my-keys' Monday morning(ish). If you are one of those people who struggle to find the extra minutes in the morning to make yourself eggs, a smoothie, or oatmeal,...

Heartwarming Charity – HeartLife Foundation

Heartwarming Charity – HeartLife Foundation When someone suffers from heart disease, it is a long journey of learning how to stay healthy. Each individual requires assistance from the health care system, but there is also much that they can do themselves to prevent heart failure and stay healthy. With the correct guidance, support and engagement,...

Top 5 Questions About Heart Disease Answered!

Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada. Data from the Public Health Agency of Canadian Chronic Disease Surveillance System indicates that approximately 2.4 million Canadians age 20 and over live with diagnosed heart disease and that every hour, about twelve Canadians age 20 and over die with diagnosed heart disease. Here...

Rainbow Pad Thai

Rainbow Pad Thai Summer is inching closer and with it comes a schedule full of activities for the whole family. When running around and on the go, it can be tempting to call for a pizza, order SkipTheDishes, or eat the fast packaged foods found in the pantry. The problem is that when we are...