Posts Tagged ‘American Heart Association (AHA)’

Even Kids can Save Lives with Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

According to the CBC November 27, 2018, two Canadian boys aged 7 and 10 saved their grandmother’s life by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on her. Their grandmother went into sudden cardiac arrest, which progresses very rapidly to sudden cardiac death. The kids noticed she had stopped breathing and had no pulse. They tried to phone…

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The Heart Condition that is Bad for the Brain

February is American Heart Month to raise awareness of the dangers of heart disease. While most heart disease conditions are bad for the heart and raise risks for heart attacks and heart failure, there is actually a heart condition that is bad for the brain and raises the risk for strokes. Atrial Fibrillation Atrial fibrillation…

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