The 56th annual American Heart Month is this February

It’s almost time again for American Heart Month. In order to mark the occasion, we’ve compiled information about the event and recommendations on how to get involved. Here’s to your health this February and every other month! What is American Heart Month? American Heart Month began in 1964. That year, President Lyndon Johnson designated February … Read more

What to do for someone who is having a seizure

What to do when someone has a seizure

Frankly, seizures can look pretty scary. Convulsions, unconsciousness, confusion, and even screaming are all symptoms of a grand mal seizure. So let’s make them a little less scary by understanding what’s going on and how to help. In this post, we’ll talk about what’s happening in the brain and body during a seizure, possible causes, … Read more

How to respond in an emergency

How to respond in an emergency

In an emergency, it’s normal to react with nervousness and confusion about what to do. The good news is that effective preparation can help you keep your cool and respond well in an emergency. In this post, CPR Plus founder Stacy Graff Baehmann shares her tips on dealing with medical emergencies. This information comes from … Read more

AEDs make for a safer work environment

Should your workplace have an AED?

Automated External Defibrillators are commonly known as AEDs. You’ve probably heard a lot about these devices over the past few years.  Chances are you’ve also seen them in many of the places you go every day. Think of your gym or grocery store, sports stadiums, your church, movie theaters, shopping malls, the airport—and the list … Read more