Travel Safety Tips for Thanksgiving

Year after year it is reported that Thanksgiving is the deadliest holiday to drive with the greatest number of fatalities from accidents reported. Over forty-three million travelers set out to visit family by traveling an average distance of over two hundred miles. As travelers set out to join their family for the Thanksgiving holiday, the […]

Unique Problems Emergency Responders Face When Treating Homeless Patients

It is hard to imagine that 18.3 out of 10,000 people are currently homeless in the United States. While the number of homeless persons varies in each state, most states see a change in numbers year to year.  With a growing awareness of homelessness emerging throughout the states, the desire to provide help to these […]

Halloween safety tips

Halloween Safety Tips for the Entire Family

Halloween safety tips are an excellent reminder of things you can do to prevent accidents and injuries. Kids love the magic of Halloween. And so do many adults! What’s not to love? There’s trick-or-treating, classroom parties, community activities, and lots and lots of candy! And once the kids are settled, it’s time for the adults […]

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Flu Prevention with Good Health Habits to Avoid Germs

Flu prevention is important to help you avoid getting this sometimes debilitating illness. One of the best ways to prevent the flue is to practice good health habits. This not only keeps your safe from germs, it builds up your immune system so your body can fight the germs you do come in contact with. […]

video game safety

Video Game Safety for Children

Video game safety is a common topic of discussion these days. That’s because everywhere you turn, the latest and greatest technologies are being heavily marketed to your children. Electronics are present in most homes across America. Even educational institutions are turning to smart books, iPads, and other technological advances to teach children. So, even parents […]

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Thank 9/11 First Responders in These Meaningful Ways

How to thank 9/11 first responders is a question that plagues the minds of many Americans as the anniversary rolls around each year. As we come upon the historic September date, Americans everywhere are flooded with emotions when they think back to the horrific events from 2001. Most can remember where they were and what […]

EMT profession

Top Reasons the EMT Profession is Great

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 on a daily basis. They provide Basic Life Support skills to help treat sick and injured patients. And, yes, […]

CPR Certification

CPR Certification and Why It’s Important

CPR certification gives you a life-saving skill that can help you in many areas of your life. CPR certification is no longer a medical profession only course. Today, people from all walks of life obtain their CPR certification so they can respond to an emergency. Spending time and money to become CPR certified has many […]

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Babysitting Courses Benefits

Babysitting courses are important to ensure the safety of the little ones in your care. Whether you take one of the Red Cross babysitting courses or SafeSitter from your local EMS provider, the benefits of certification are immense. If you, or your teen, are responsible for the care and safety of babies and small children, […]

stop the bleed

Stop the Bleed: New Certification Course Helps Save Lives

Stop the Bleed courses jumped on the scene recently. In response to the nation’s growing need to handle mass casualty tragedies, emergency medical services continue to create ways the public can help save lives. The Stop the Bleed movement is a great resource for our nation that empowers the average person to deliver life-saving skills […]

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