Help-A-Heart CPR

American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC), and American Safety Health Institute (ASHI) Authorized Training Provider. Help-A-Heart CPR began in 2014 with a focus on increasing knowledge and awareness of the importance of emergency preparedness.No matter what your emergency and safety program needs are Help-A-Heart CPR offers multiple resources to meet compliance standards of every industry.

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Inside the lungs, a new hope for protection against flu damage 07/02/2021

Inside the lungs, a new hope for protection against flu damage

Is there hope on the horizon for influenza patients with lung damage?
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-07-lungs-flu.html

Inside the lungs, a new hope for protection against flu damage The seasonal flu kills up to 600,000 people a year worldwide and has a century-long history of pandemics. Examples include the Spanish flu in the late 1910s or the H1N1 in 2009, which together claimed more than 50 million lives. "The way the stage is set tells us that it is not a matter of if but ra...

Florida law requiring high school students to learn CPR effective July 1 07/01/2021

Florida law requiring high school students to learn CPR effective July 1

Wouldn't it be nice if this CPR training mandate was nationwide? Hopefully soon.
https://www.winknews.com/2021/06/30/florida-law-requiring-high-school-students-to-learn-cpr-effective-july-1/

Florida law requiring high school students to learn CPR effective July 1 Your high school student will have a new class to take in the fall. Beginning Thursday, schools will be required to give high school students CPR and first aid training. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the bill into law recently. This measure could improve odds in a life-or-death situation. Having a school...

New markers for coronary microvascular disease identified 06/30/2021

New markers for coronary microvascular disease identified

New markers for coronary microvascular disease found!
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-markers-coronary-microvascular-disease.html

New markers for coronary microvascular disease identified Although cardiovascular disease is the main cause of illness among women in the U.S., certain conditions such as coronary microvascular disease (CMD) cannot be easily diagnosed. In a new study, researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have identified specific biomarkers for CMD, wh...

Here’s What Should Be in a First-Aid Kit 06/29/2021

Here’s What Should Be in a First-Aid Kit

Just a few reminders regarding what you need in a First Aid Kit.
https://health.clevelandclinic.org/heres-what-should-be-in-a-first-aid-kit/

Here’s What Should Be in a First-Aid Kit Keep these items on hand for minor scrapes, burn, sprains and more

Pa. doctors stress the benefits of napping for first responders 06/28/2021

Pa. doctors stress the benefits of napping for first responders

Are you getting enough sleep? An afternoon nap may be what you need.
https://www.ems1.com/fatigue/articles/pa-doctors-stress-the-benefits-of-napping-for-first-responders-PWKpmJLW5w56ecrD/

Pa. doctors stress the benefits of napping for first responders The results of the study showed that even a 30-minute nap could clear the mind and allow for better decision-making

Quiz: Test your heart smarts 06/27/2021

Quiz: Test your heart smarts

How "keen" is your cardiac knowledge?
https://www.ems1.com/ems-products/ambulance-disposable-supplies/articles/quiz-test-your-heart-smarts-OkMABmIMdtGejikE/

Quiz: Test your heart smarts Heart disease is a leading killer in the U.S. – are your cardiac care skills up to the task?

Dad uses CPR skills learned from 'The Office' to save his 4-year-old daughter 06/26/2021

Dad uses CPR skills learned from 'The Office' to save his 4-year-old daughter

A TV show and CPR come together to provide effective intervention for father and daughter!
https://www.today.com/health/dad-uses-cpr-learned-office-save-daughter-t223465

Dad uses CPR skills learned from 'The Office' to save his 4-year-old daughter Matt Uber panicked when he saw 4-year-old Vera unresponsive, but he remembered an episode from "The Office" where they learned CPR and started chest compressions.

Study shows potential dangers of sweeteners 06/25/2021

Study shows potential dangers of sweeteners

Are there really potential dangers in ingesting those sweeteners in our coffee and tea?
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-potential-dangers-sweeteners.html

Study shows potential dangers of sweeteners New research has discovered that common artificial sweeteners can cause previously healthy gut bacteria to become diseased and invade the gut wall, potentially leading to serious health issues.

Better mental health supports for nurses needed, study finds 06/24/2021

Better mental health supports for nurses needed, study finds

Do we need to provide increased mental healthcare support to healthcare providers?
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-mental-health-nurses.html

Better mental health supports for nurses needed, study finds Working in the highly charged environment of COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the mental health of nurses, according to a new survey by researchers at the University of British Columbia and the Institute for Work & Health in Toronto.

After stroke, more than one try to remove blood clots may be tied to worse outcome 06/23/2021

After stroke, more than one try to remove blood clots may be tied to worse outcome

Are numerous attempts to remove blood clots often futile?
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-blood-clots-tied-worse-outcome.html

After stroke, more than one try to remove blood clots may be tied to worse outcome After a stroke, doctors can try to remove clots in blood vessels to keep blood flowing freely to the brain. But even though most of these procedures are successful, less than half of people have a successful recovery from the stroke. A new study published in the June 23, 2021, online issue of Neurol...

New Florida law will require high school students to learn CPR 06/23/2021

New Florida law will require high school students to learn CPR

Excellent. Hopefully all states will follow Florida's lead.
https://www.clickorlando.com/news/local/2021/06/21/new-florida-law-will-require-high-school-students-to-learn-cpr/

New Florida law will require high school students to learn CPR Gov. Ron DeSantis recently signed a new law that will require certain high school students to learn CPR.

All-natural summer first aid remedies 06/22/2021

All-natural summer first aid remedies

A few great ideas for "natural" and more holistic first aid remedies.
https://www.wwlp.com/massappeal/all-natural-summer-first-aid-remedies/

All-natural summer first aid remedies (Mass Appeal) – As wonderful as summer is, certain health issues – like sunburns and bug bites – come along with the warm, sunny weather. Jonathan Evans, herbal information specia…

We should all learn CPR - it could save someone's life 06/21/2021

We should all learn CPR - it could save someone's life

Just a reminder that everyone can benefit from learning and renewing their CPR certification.
https://www.the-sun.com/lifestyle/3123483/dr-ranj-learn-cpr-save-lives/

We should all learn CPR - it could save someone's life I WAS a newly qualified junior doctor the first time I had to do CPR. I’d trained on mannequins and knew what I had to do, but when the patient alarm sounded and I did my first chest compression on…

Childhood exercise can maintain and promote cognitive function in later life 06/20/2021

Childhood exercise can maintain and promote cognitive function in later life

Is there a connection between exercise in childhood and cognitive function later in life? Possibly.
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-childhood-cognitive-function-life.html

Childhood exercise can maintain and promote cognitive function in later life A research group including Professor Matsuda Tetsuya of Tamagawa University's Brain Science Institute and Assistant Professor Ishihara Toru from Kobe University's Graduate School of Human Development and Environment has illuminated the changes in the brain's neural network and cortex structure that....

Anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids could help reduce depression 06/19/2021

Anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids could help reduce depression

Can omega-3 fatty acids really help combat depression?
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-anti-inflammatory-effects-omega-fatty-acids.html

Anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids could help reduce depression The omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are found in oily fish. Researchers from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre assessed the effects of high doses of EPA and DHA in lab-grown neur...

How To Perform CPR On An Adult 06/19/2021

How To Perform CPR On An Adult

A few wonderful reminders regarding Adult CPR.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/how-to-perform-cpr-adult_l_60c8a455e4b038a6a4e5de4c

How To Perform CPR On An Adult Soccer player Christian Eriksen's recent collapse is a reminder to learn this lifesaving technique.

Common lung infection in infants has different subtypes with differing asthma risks 06/15/2021

Common lung infection in infants has different subtypes with differing asthma risks

Are there different subtypes of pediatric bronchiolitis?
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-common-lung-infection-infants-subtypes.html

Common lung infection in infants has different subtypes with differing asthma risks Bronchiolitis—the most common lung infection in young children, and which is most often caused by respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV—is the leading cause of hospitalizations in U.S. infants, and about 30% of those with severe bronchiolitis later develop asthma. A team led by investigators at Ma...

Rescue Breathing for Adults and Children: Step-by-Step Guide 06/14/2021

Rescue Breathing for Adults and Children: Step-by-Step Guide

So what exactly is a "rescue breath"?
https://www.healthline.com/health/rescue-breathing#vs-cpr

Rescue Breathing for Adults and Children: Step-by-Step Guide Rescue breathing is a type of first aid that’s used if someone has stopped breathing. With rescue breathing, you breathe into a person’s mouth every few seconds to supply them with oxygen.

Job Stress and What to Do About It 06/14/2021

Job Stress and What to Do About It

Are you a healthcare provider and dealing with the usual stress? This information might help...
https://www.emsworld.com/article/1225877/ems-job-stress-and-what-do-about-it

Job Stress and What to Do About It A new study quantifies its daily impact and suggests ways to cope.

[06/13/21]   Good Afternoon: Here at Help-A-Heart CPR, LLC in San Antonio, Texas we are seeking fluent Spanish Instructors to help us with our "Spanish Only" CPR/AED/First Aid classes. Thank you.

Defying body clock linked to depression and lower wellbeing 06/13/2021

Defying body clock linked to depression and lower wellbeing

Are you getting enough sleep?
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-defying-body-clock-linked-depression.html

Defying body clock linked to depression and lower wellbeing People whose sleep pattern goes against their natural body clock are more likely to have depression and lower levels of wellbeing, according to a largescale new study.

Christian Eriksen’s Medical Emergency is a Good Reminder to Learn CPR 06/13/2021

Christian Eriksen’s Medical Emergency is a Good Reminder to Learn CPR

Just a reminder that you never know when you might need to use your CPR skills.
https://cartilagefreecaptain.sbnation.com/2021/6/12/22530994/eriksen-emergency-cpr-help

Christian Eriksen’s Medical Emergency is a Good Reminder to Learn CPR If you felt as helpless and sad watching today as we did, pay it forward and learn CPR today

06/12/2021

¿Está buscando cursos de reanimación cardiopulmonar (RCP) y primeros auxilios en español? Gracias a Help-A-Heart CPR, puede inscribirse en cursos de RCP y primeros auxilios fácil y rápidamente.

¿Está buscando cursos de reanimación cardiopulmonar (RCP) y primeros auxilios en español? Gracias a Help-A-Heart CPR, puede inscribirse en cursos de RCP y primeros auxilios fácil y rápidamente.

Vitamin D deficiency may increase risk for addiction to opioids and ultraviolet rays 06/12/2021

Vitamin D deficiency may increase risk for addiction to opioids and ultraviolet rays

Are you Vitamin D deficient?
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-vitamin-d-deficiency-addiction-opioids.html

Vitamin D deficiency may increase risk for addiction to opioids and ultraviolet rays Vitamin D deficiency strongly exaggerates the craving for and effects of opioids, potentially increasing the risk for dependence and addiction, according to a new study led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). These findings, published in Science Advances, suggest that addressing....

The life-saving benefits of learning CPR techniques 06/11/2021

The life-saving benefits of learning CPR techniques

A few wonderful reminders.
https://www.wsmv.com/news/the-life-saving-benefits-of-learning-cpr-techniques/article_454d5e88-ca01-11eb-9e4f-334254891e47.html

The life-saving benefits of learning CPR techniques NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Imagine that a person has as a medical emergency and collapses near you at the grocery store. Would you know what to do?

New model improves CPR coaching for people who speak limited English 06/08/2021

New model improves CPR coaching for people who speak limited English

Will these new CPR coaching protocols for 9-1-1 dispatchers benefit non-English speakers?
https://www.statnews.com/2021/06/08/cpr-coaching-phone-emergency-cardiac-arrest/

New model improves CPR coaching for people who speak limited English New research finds a program to coach 911 callers to provide CPR improved care in cases where the caller had only limited English proficiency.

Smartphone use associated with unhealthy eating and overweight in teens 06/07/2021

Smartphone use associated with unhealthy eating and overweight in teens

Are your teenagers using their smartphone too much?
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-smartphone-unhealthy-overweight-teens.html

Smartphone use associated with unhealthy eating and overweight in teens Even moderate smartphone use may influence teens' diet and weight, according to a new study of more than 53,000 Korean adolescents. Teens who used a smartphone for more than 2 hours per day were significantly more likely to eat more junk food and fewer fruits and vegetables than those spending less....

4 ways pets are good for your health and well-being 06/07/2021

4 ways pets are good for your health and well-being

Pets are in fact truly good for individual well-being.
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-ways-pets-good-health-well-being.html

4 ways pets are good for your health and well-being Many pet owners have found support from their pets throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and there's science to back up the physical and mental health benefits to pet companionship. The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives, and its Healthy Bond for LifeTM initiative, of...

5 Tips to Ensure You're Prepared to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer 06/06/2021

5 Tips to Ensure You're Prepared to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

A few important things to remember this summer for those with kids!
https://www.sheknows.com/health-and-wellness/articles/2447219/kids-summer-safety-tips/

5 Tips to Ensure You're Prepared to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer Make sure your child stays safe and enjoys their fun in the sun with these helpful safety tips.

Pediatric Pain Control 06/05/2021

Pediatric Pain Control

How much do you really know about pediatric pain management?
https://www.emsworld.com/article/1225831/pediatric-pain-control-ems

Pediatric Pain Control Know how to measure it and how to relieve it

Simplified 9-1-1 Interactions Spurred More Bystander CPR 06/04/2021

Simplified 9-1-1 Interactions Spurred More Bystander CPR

Improved communication between 9-1-1 dispatchers and bystanders during CPR proves effective.
https://www.medpagetoday.com/emergencymedicine/emergencymedicine/92892

Simplified 9-1-1 Interactions Spurred More Bystander CPR Improvements seen in Los Angeles regardless of callers' English proficiency

Journal Watch: AEDs by Drone 06/03/2021

Journal Watch: AEDs by Drone

Are drone carrying AED's the wave of the future?
https://www.emsworld.com/article/1225835/journal-watch-ems-aeds-drone

Journal Watch: AEDs by Drone A test of dispatch rules developed through machine learning

'Prescription' to sit less, move more advised for mildly high blood pressure and cholesterol 06/02/2021

'Prescription' to sit less, move more advised for mildly high blood pressure and cholesterol

Let's all try to "move" more!
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-prescription-mildly-high-blood-pressure.html

'Prescription' to sit less, move more advised for mildly high blood pressure and cholesterol A "prescription" to sit less and move more is the optimal first treatment choice for reducing mild to moderately elevated blood pressure and blood cholesterol in otherwise healthy adults, according to the new American Heart Association scientific statement published today in the American Heart Assoc...

Best Practices for Using AEDs and Performing CPR -- Occupational Health & Safety 06/01/2021

Best Practices for Using AEDs and Performing CPR -- Occupational Health & Safety

An important review of best practices for CPR and AED use in the workplace.
https://ohsonline.com/articles/2021/06/01/best-practices-for-using-aeds-and-performing-cpr.aspx?admgarea=news

Best Practices for Using AEDs and Performing CPR -- Occupational Health & Safety Workers should learn CPR in case of emergencies.

Keeping Kids Safe This Summer 05/31/2021

Keeping Kids Safe This Summer

A few reminders to keep our kids SAFE this summer.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/leahcampbell/2021/05/30/keeping-kids-safe-this-summer/?sh=22c9c88848f9

Keeping Kids Safe This Summer It feels like this could be the summer we missed out on last year. But parents need to remember there are other dangers kids need protection from besides just Covid-19.

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