Archives for cardiac arrest

Why cardiac arrest happens

According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 35,000 to 45,000 people die of sudden cardiac arrest each year with a frequency of roughly 1 per 1000 people 35 years of age or older per year. Sadly, the survival rate of victims of sudden cardiac arrest (outside of a hospital) is approximately 5 percent....

#FromThe Heart – Local Nurse Never Imagined She Would Save a Child’s Life at Her Son’s Hockey Game

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#FromThe Heart - Local Nurse Never Imagined She Would Save a Child's Life at Her Son's Hockey Game Saving a life is truly an exceptional act. A person’s life is in danger and through the kindness and assistance of friends, family, or the strangers nearby, they can be saved. At First Edition, we applaud those...

The Top Heart Health Myths BUSTED!

The Top Heart Health Myths BUSTED! When it comes to improving our heart health (or our overall health) there is a lot of overlapping, conflicting, and confusing information available to us. Some people say that certain forms of exercise are guaranteed to improve your heart health, others deny it. Some websites explain blood pressure one...
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