suicide prevention

Suicide Prevention: Know the Signs

Suicide prevention is a popular topic of discussion in today’s society. Understanding the risk factors, knowing how to prevent loss, and what you can do to help is a huge resource for those you love. In today’s fast-paced, high-stress society, it seems that mental illness is on the rise. The best way to combat this […]

emergency preparedness

The Importance of Emergency Preparedness

Natural disasters, accidents, and tragedy are bound to strike at times. While you can’t avoid them completely, you can help brace the impact when disasters occur. Emergency preparedness is the easiest way to lessen the damage when something bad happens. From taking your own steps at home to dialing into organizations made to help during […]

emt classes

Top Reasons to Take EMT Classes in 2019

EMT classes are an affordable and exciting way to take the first step towards a career in emergency medical services. The EMT profession is both rewarding and exciting. There is no doubt that it takes a special person to go out there every day and save lives. EMTs respond to both medical and trauma-related emergencies […]

active shooter

How to Handle an Active Shooter Situation

In less than 24 hours, our Nation saw two mass shootings this month. As shooters opened fire in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the world sat back and watched yet another active shooter situation unfold in the United States. Tragically, the El Paso shooting was the 249th mass shooting of 2019. It may be […]

electronic medical records

Advantages of Electronic Medical Records

We all know that the world of medicine continues to transform as technology provides us more efficient ways to care for patients. One of the most important and game-changing advances in medicine was the introduction of the Electronic Medical Record, also known as EMR. Serving as a digital version of the traditional paper medical record, […]

emergency situations

How to Handle Emergency Situations

Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time. A person grabs their chest in pain, someone choking at the dinner table, or someone passing out at a ball game are all common emergency situations. But, do you know how to handle these common emergencies? And, if you were around when they happened, would you know […]

Sun Safety Basics

Sun Safety Basics for Children

Sun safety is so important when it comes to your little ones. Think about a time when you experienced sunburn. It was uncomfortable, painful, and maybe even caused you to get sick, right? While sunburn is serious in adults, it’s even more serious for children. And, lifelong exposure to the sun without following the important […]

Summer safety tips

Summer Safety Tips for Parents

Summer safety tips serve as a great reminder for parents as the school year comes to a close. By now the kids are itching to get out of school and summer days are already in full swing. Through all the excitement, it’s important to take a step back and review the top summer safety tips. […]

CPR Classes

CPR Classes Help Everyday Citizens Save Lives

CPR classes are an amazing resource for any community. They help keep caretakers and working professionals prepared if an emergency strikes. What most people don’t realize is that most CPR classes can be taken by anyone. You don’t need to have a medical background or even a professional background requiring CPR certification to be trained […]

opioid epidemic

10 Facts Everyone Should Know About the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic. It’s a real crisis in today’s society. Every day, 130 people across the United States die of a drug overdose. 91% of these deaths are because of opioids, and the epidemic doesn’t discriminate. From young children to elderly citizens, this epidemic affects individuals of all races, financial backgrounds, and demographics. The fast […]

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