Why are babies vulnerable to choking? Choking is a common cause of injury and death in young children, primarily because their small airways are easily obstructed. It takes time for babies to master the ability to chew and swallow food, and babies might not be able to cough forcefully enough to dislodge an airway obstruction. […]
World Heart Day is celebrated every year on 9/29. This year we’re asking people around the world to make a promise … for my heart, for your heart, for all our hearts! A promise as an individual to cook and eat more healthily, to do more exercise and encourage your children to be more active, […]
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 […]
Got Spare Time Between Flights? Three airports around the U.S. have joined an American Heart Association (AHA) initiative to provide hands-only CPR training kiosks for passengers waiting for flights. The Cleveland Hopkins International, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International and Orlando International airports are now equipped with the kiosks, bringing the total number of airports with one in […]
http://s2.quickmeme.com/img/c3/c36f50ca48db638fcbc3661f20a3a22b64903ef571c9ea988fdaa5417f0261ad.jpg Learn the proper techniques of CPR so you can save yourself the embarrassment. Nine Lives CPR training offers a variety of classes to fit your needs. We will even travel to your location! Schedule your training today! Don’t be a Dummy, Get Certified!
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 […]
“If CPR is so effective, why don’t more people do it”? CPR Doesnâ€™t Have to Be Perfect to Be Life-Saving The most recent tally by the American Heart Association shows only 40 percent of victims received bystander CPR after their out-of-hospital heart event. Some bystanders may fear getting involved, feel squeamish, or worry they will do […]
Why Learn CPR? Cardiac arrest, 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 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 cardiac arrest, […]
The Wonders of Nature! Watch this bird preform CPR on another unresponsive bird and revive him!!! Luckily this bird just updated his certification through Nine Lives CPR and he was prepared. Are you?
“Rip currents account for 80% of beach rescues, and can be dangerous or deadly if you don’t know what to do”. Fast Facts Rip currents are powerful, narrow channels of fast-moving water that are prevalent along the East, Gulf, and West coasts of the U.S., as well as along the shores of the Great Lakes. […]