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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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How Air Pollution (Including Wildfire Smoke) is Affecting our Health

With the recent wildfires burning uncontrollably in Alberta, we were all forced to inhale the thick and smoky air, making it hard to breath. Chronic exposure to wildfire smoke can have long-term health effects, especially for people with existing respiratory problems, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Air pollution is a big...

Types of Defibrillators CLEAR!! When thinking of defibrillators, you probably imagine a hospital TV drama that is using the famous paddles to revive someone in cardiac arrest. The doctor shouts ‘clear’ and everyone stands back and waits for the device to work its magic. (Did you know there is actually a lot done incorrectly on...

Ultimate Preparedness Packing Checklist for Adventurous Souls

Ultimate Preparedness Packing Checklist for Adventurous Souls You long for the next thrilling experience. Every mountain has seen your feet. Fear is something that you eat for breakfast… You must be an adventurous soul! For many adventurers, the wilderness is just one more place that needs to be explored. And when you are living life...

Heart Healthy Ingredients to Add to Your Summer Meal Plan

Heart Healthy Ingredients to Add to Your Summer Meal Plan “Health requires healthy food.” – Roger Williams If what Roger Williams says is true (which we all know deep down it is!), then the way to living a healthy life is to add the best foods into our diet. Of course, when we hear someone...

How to Be an Everyday Hero

How to Be an Everyday Hero What’s that!? Is it a bird? A plane? Superman? … Nope! It’s you! You may not have considered yourself a superhero, but when you take steps towards helping others, no matter how big or small, you can change the world! Sure, you may not have web that shoots from...