Sudden Cardiac Arrest

The heart plays a key role in the cardiovascular system. As a muscular organ, its main function is to help circulate blood throughout the body, carrying oxygen and nutrients to tissues and [...]

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is a very important skill to possess in the community because it could be life saving at any time. Most community members have never been in a situation where they [...]

What Is Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Most people only hear about deep vein thrombosis while reading the safety materials on a commercial flight, but it’s a potentially life-threatening condition that affects about 1 in 1000 [...]

All About Oncology

If you or someone near to you has experienced a cancers diagnosis, you’re already familiar with the term oncology. If not, here’s a brief overview of what oncology means, and how [...]

When to Use Ice and Heat

Ice and heat have long been used to treat maladies, from mild conditions such as sore muscles, to injuries such as sprains. But if you use the wrong one, you could actually be causing more harm [...]

Tips for Safe Travel

Vacation season is almost here, and for some of us, that means road trips. Road trips can be fun or grueling, but above all you want to keep them safe. Here are some tips to keep your highway [...]

History of CPR

It may surprise you to learn that CPR is a relatively new innovation in medical science, and one that is flexible, to allow new advances to replace outdated techniques. Here’s a brief [...]

What Is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that you may be familiar with in terms of name, but you may not know the particulars. Here is an abbreviated overview of multiple sclerosis (hereby shortened to [...]

Information About Fevers

As flu season flares up, so do fevers. There are different causes for fevers, and plenty of misinformation surrounding those causes and remedies. Here’s a quick guide to refresh your [...]