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AEDs 101: Covering the basics

National Institutes of Health answers to frequently asked questions
An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable device that checks the heart rhythm.


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CPR training from Summit

Enhance your classroom CPR training with LOOP Learning System to give students the confidence to respond in an emergency!


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AEDs and liability risks

Workplaces yet to implement AED programs may point to liability risks associated with a potential failed rescue. However, a case now in the California Supreme Court points to what can happen if an organization doesn’t have AEDs.


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Poll: Nearly 80 percent of employed adults can’t locate their workplace’s defibrillator

Each year, approximately 300,000 people suffer out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests (SCA) that require revival from an automated external defibrillator (AED). According to the results of a survey commissioned by Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leader in first-aid and safety programs, although many workplaces have AEDs on site, it’s likely that a majority of workers would not be prepared to locate and use the units.


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Get Your Cholesterol Checked

Having high cholesterol puts you at risk of developing heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.
September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your cholesterol checked and learn about the importance of keeping your cholesterol at healthy levels.


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Emergency medical response products and services from Physio-Control

Physio-Control is the world leader in external defibrillator/monitors and emergency medical response products and services.  Simple, safe, and effective, LIFEPAK® automated external defibrillators (AEDs) from Physio-Control provide a critical resource to help a first responder—a colleague, a teacher, or simply a passerby—save the life of another human being.


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AED registry systems face many barriers to widespread use

The idea of AED registries leading to more Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) victims receiving bystander defibrillation more quickly has been promoted in recent years.


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Skipping breakfast may increase coronary heart disease risk

Here’s more evidence why breakfast may be the most important meal of the day: Men who reported that they regularly skipped breakfast had a higher risk of a heart attack or fatal coronary heart disease in a study reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.


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Greater access to AEDs could save up to 100,000 lives annually

While it may not seem so on the surface, the Food and Drug Administration’s action to tighten regulations on AEDs was an affirmation of the important role these devices play in reducing the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest, the number-one killer of Americans


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Defibtech to receive 2013 ‘Exporter of the Year’ award from ThinkGlobal Inc., publisher of U.S. Department of Commerce Magazine

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy from Connecticut plans to attend awards ceremony
Defibtech will receive the 2013 “Exporter of the Year” Award on Capitol Hill on April 24 from ThinkGlobal Inc., publisher of Commercial News USA, the official export promotion magazine of the U.S. Department of Commerce.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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