February is Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in North America. The good news? It is also one of the most preventable.  Making heart-healthy choices, knowing your family health history and the risk factors for heart disease, having regular check-ups and working with your physician to manage your health are […]

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Automated External Defibrillators (AED) in the Workplace

Guest blog by Jan Kirkpatrick, President, First Edition First Aid Training Inc., National Philips AED Distributor Philips AED’s in the Workplace?    Absolutely.  They are saving lives. The national survival rate, for cardiac arrest (with EMS/Fire responding) is less than 5%.  Locations that house an AED may experience survival rates as high as 70-100%.   This is because […]

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