Heart Healthy Easter Recipes

Healthy eating is an important part of managing heart disease. With Easter coming up, deciding on a heart healthy menu can be overwhelming. While you may instantly think of chocolate eggs and turkey, a traditional Easter meal can include lighter (and heart healthy) foods and ingredients that typically celebrate Spring, such as fish, lamb, and…

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Coronary Heart Disease vs. Coronary Artery Disease – Are They Different?

Coronary Heart Disease vs. Coronary Artery Disease – Are They Different? The terms coronary heart disease and coronary artery disease are often used interchangeably within the medical profession.  When a person has a build-up of plaque in his/her heart’s arteries, this is known as coronary heart disease. Plaque presents as a sticky, yellow substance that…

What are the different kinds of AED Batteries?

Each of the 7 AED brands available in Canada has created different kinds of model-specific batteries for their AEDs. The brands are: Cardiac-Science, Defibtech, Heartsine, Philips, Physio Control, Schiller, and Zoll. We have outlined a battery comparison and explanation below in hopes of making the choice of which AED to purchase a little easier.  …