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Can Anyone Buy an AED?

Can Anyone Buy an AED in Canada? We have heard the staggering statistics many times. Each year, close to 45,000 Canadians will suffer from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, having early access to cardiopulmonary resuscitation and an automated external defibrillator (AED) can increase the chances of survival by up…

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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…

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Heartwarming Charity – PALS

Heartwarming Charity – PALS Whether we are worried about our job, upcoming school projects, or a difficult situation in our life, stress and anxiety are just a part of life. But when our stress becomes overpowering and we are left feeling overwhelmed, all-consumed, and burnt-out, it can feel like the weight of the world is…