Color-coded syringes may help emergency crews treat children for sudden heart stoppage faster and eliminate medication dosing errors.
In two simulations of pediatric cardiac arrest, emergency room nurses and doctors treated patients 28 seconds faster and paramedics and medical technicians nine seconds faster when they used color-coded, pre-filled syringes of […]
Just a two day “heat wave” may increase the risk of premature heart-related death.
Researchers found that a heat wave – the hottest one percent of temperatures – for two or more days led to increased cardiovascular death risks. The scientists compared heart-related deaths and daily temperatures in Brisbane, Australia, […]
You already know we’re all about heart-health. So, it makes sense that we were avid television watchers during the Olympic games. Now, when I say watchers – we hosted watching parties, complete with lots of fruits and veggies and a house full of screaming and cheering friends.
I’ve watched #StoryBehindMyScar trend on Twitter all day and have been inspired by the many heart survivors who are sharing their stories of trials and triumph. Their scars are badges of honor – reminders that they are stronger than the heart condition that tried to hurt them.
Spending your free time plopped in front of the TV or computer? New research shows you may be able to lower your chances of heart disease by using just a small amount of that free time on simple physical activity such as brisk walking, riding a bike or even […]