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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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Who Can Use an AED? Do You Have to be Trained? And Other Questions Answered!

Who Can Use an AED? Do You Have to be Trained? And Other Questions Answered! Someone’s heart begins to beat sporadically. They fall to the ground, completely unconscious, not breathing. What should you do?!? The first thing to do is call 911 and tell them someone has collapsed. The second thing to do is to...

Easy Fish Tacos with Lime Slaw

Easy Fish Tacos with Lime Slaw Craving something fresh and flavourful but don’t know what to make? It can feel like the best meals are just out of your reach when the work week begins, and you are at a loss of what to make for dinner. Well, step aside boring salad bowls and carb-filled,...

Why Job Stress Might Be Killing Your Heart Health

Why Job Stress Might Be Killing Your Heart Health Is the 8 to 5 grind getting you down? Does the sight of your boss send a cold sweat down your back? Have you fantasized about quitting your job but know that you never will? According to Statistics Canada, 62% of workers identified that their main...

Heartwarming Charity – Children’s Heart Network

Heartwarming Charity – Children’s Heart Network Heart month is here once again and we are thrilled to raise awareness for the heart and share the love while doing it! What better way to celebrate the month of love (and hearts) than by spreading some love of our own? One of the best ways to share...

Can Pets Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease?

Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada, next to cancer. Some individuals are born with congenital heart disease, while others develop heart disease due to poor diet, lack of exercise, genetics and other unknown factors. For those not genetically pre-disposed, heart disease prevention is possible by making positive lifestyle changes, including...