Emergency preparedness kits can be as diverse as one can imagine or afford. Include items which would be useful if you remain in the home of if you must move beyond the home.
Prior to providing the answer to the critical question of how much water a family or individual should store to be prepared for natural disasters, we must consider and understand a critical truth about disaster preparedness. The truth is, there is no such thing as a perfect preparedness solution. The […]
It’s a scenario we never want to picture ourselves in, coming upon someone in cardiac arrest (meaning the heart has essentially stopped beating). Whether formally trained or not, being the critical link between cardiac arrest and survival is a responsibility we all share. An exhaustive study by the American Heart […]
Consider this all too real scenario: it’s a Monday morning, your home is bustling with activity as everyone is getting ready to start their day. Suddenly, the house begins to shake. You feel the vibrations under your feet as you hear plates crashing to the floor from their cabinets, the […]
In response to a public health crisis—increased rates of cardiac arrest due to an increase of heart disease in America—the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began a push to make public access to Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) back in 2001. Several years later, by making this tool […]