HEART DISEASE IS THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF DEATH WORLDWIDE Technology to the rescue on the fight against heart disease! Many phones, for example, already have accelerometers that measure physical activity like steps taken, while the Apple Watch and Fitbits use sensors to measure heart rate.Â Heart irregularities can be dangerous without causing obvious symptoms, so […]
How to Choose the Right Kit We all know that a basic first aid kit can often help a person in need and possibly save a life. However, buying a good first aid kit can be confusing for many people. You can find one in your local grocery store or pharmacy but there’s often only […]
Why Go Red?Â Cardiovascular disease in the U.S. kill approximately one woman every 80 seconds. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Support Go Red For Women by participating in National Wear Red DayÂ® onÂ Friday, February 2, 2018Â andÂ donateÂ to help fund research during American HeartÂ Month. Go […]
Food Allergy and Research Education’s (FARE) Teal Pumpkin Project is a worldwide movement to create a safer, happier Halloween for all kids. Putting a teal pumpkin on your doorstep means you have non-food treats available, such as glow sticks or small toys. This simple act promotes inclusion for trick-or-treaters with food allergies or other conditions. […]
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When you have a serious health condition, itâ€™s key to have your medication with you along withÂ an easy way to alert your loved ones if youâ€™re having a medical emergency. Health company Aterica developed a smart EpiPen case called the Veta that not only reminds you to take your medication with you every day, but […]
Why Learn CPR? Cardiac arrest â€“ an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) and disrupts the flow of blood to the brain, lungs and other organs â€“ is a leading cause of death. Each year, more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in the United States.When a person has a […]
Exited about the upcoming changes to nutrition labels: On Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the White House announced final changes to nutrition labels, which will be required on packaged foods within the next two years. The long-awaited changes included a specific call-out for added sugarsâ€”sweeteners added to foods, as opposed to […]