World No Tobacco Day

Posted by Leah on 5/31/2018 to Physical Health
World No Tobacco Day

Once a year, during the last week of May, the Centers for Disease Control celebrates World No Tobacco Day. It's no secret that over 1 billion of the earth's population are avid cigarette smokers, and approximately 7 million perish from the poisonous chemicals in tobacco every year. With the knowledge that society carries now, we are able to identify the deadly consequences of tobacco use, and laws that restrict them in particular areas. With CDC's commitment to a healthy lifestyle, they are able to provide us with tools and resources to aid in the campaign of a tobacco free lifestyle.

Monthly AED Inspections

Posted by Paul on 5/25/2018 to Medical Regulations

What is an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)?

CPR Savers & First Aid Supply offers Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) as lifesaving devices to treat victims of sudden cardiac arrest. These defibrillators are designed to quickly and easily provide an electric shock that restores the victim's normal heart rhythm.

Swimming Week

Posted by Elijah on 5/25/2018 to Safety Tips
Swimming Week

It's Healthy and Safe Swimming Week! At least, that’s what experts at CDC call the week of May May 21st-27th. Sounds like a perfect excuse for the family to get out and make some waves. All are welcome! Well not quite all. Swimming; while it is a great form of exercise and activity, can be very dangerous if you aren’t informed of proper swim safety. This week, CDC highlighted a very important fact that is often overlooked by people heading out for the public pools. You’ll want to take a moment to check out what they had to say before subjecting your family to an icky situation.

5-in-1 Survival Whistle

Posted by Leah on 5/18/2018 to Safety Tips
5-in-1 Survival Whistle

Have you ever wanted to experience the great outdoors without the fear of getting lost ? Well good news everyone! You will be able to enjoy your time hiking but taking one of our 5-in-1 Survival Whistle. This whistle also contains a compass, flint, mirror and a waterproof container. Below , this survival whistle is broken down into categories to provide you with information on how this will benefit you on your future escapade.

Kidneys & Problems Affecting them

Posted by Leah on 5/11/2018 to Physical Health
Kidneys & Problems Affecting them

Kidneys are one of our major functioning organs in our body. They are so important that we are provided with two for the possibility of losing one due to injure. Our kidneys processes all the food and drinks we put in our body, to keep the nutrients and filter out all the toxins in our body to keep us healthy. However sometimes, the kidneys become impaired, and are unable to cleanse our systems. When this happens, various diseases to the kidneys can arise. Among the most common are : Kidney stones. UTI. Kidney infections. These diseases are benign and should be treated right away to prevent further kidney damage. Among the most severe kidney problems are: Acute kidney injury (AKI) , Hepatitis C , Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Kidney failure . All of which leads to the loss of kidney use that may lead to dialysis or even a kidney transplant, if severe enough.

How The World Has Evolved Regarding Water Consumption

Posted by Leah on 5/4/2018 to Physical Health
How The World Has Evolved Regarding Water Consumption

The internet tells you about it. Newspapers, blogs, isolated articles, television, radio, etc. They all warn you about it. From any perspective, it seems like there is no way not to be informed about this. From simply reading the title, you already know what we’re talking about: Water Consumption. So, we set out to achieve these extreme goals (64 ounces of water per day is the more common example), not thinking that whoever came up with this goal might’ve missed the point about portioning to to his/her own size. Yes, you CAN drink too much water, but more to come. Below, we will address what happens when you go through deficits or over-consumption.

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