Can you truly die of a broken heart? What is the science behind the romance? Learn more about the chemical transformations your body undergoes during stressful life events and how it can mimic a heart attack..
With parts of the US seeing record low temperatures, and snow falling in places which haven’t seen snow in over 30 years, it seems worth examining the correlation between cold weather and cardiac arrest.
With no “safe” level of caffeine established by the FDA, how do teens know how much caffeine is too much caffeine in a day? Is there a connection between caffeine consumption and sudden cardiac death?
It’s no secret the holiday season, while usually filled with fun, family and friends, can come with its fair share of stress. For many, it also comes with snow which needs to be dealt with, and cold weather. Throw high blood pressure into the mix and you have the perfect recipe for cardiac complications.
If you had a known genetic predisposition to a deadly disease or condition, would you take advantage of technology to remove the DNA which causes the disease in your offspring?
More and more states are passing laws legalizing recreational marijuana use, and questions have arisen regarding the possible health effects caused by smoking or ingesting it.
Whether you lean to the left and you feel that little vein in your forehead start to throb every time you see a news story about another white house decision, or you lean more to the right and feel like you are constantly on the defensive about our 45th president
Places of worship are often a community hub. Members encompass a wide range of ages, professions, ethnicities, social classes, and health.
If you call 911 and an ambulance arrives, are you obligated to ride in the ambulance? That depends on circumstances. Learn what your rights are when it comes to emergency transportation.
Everyone at an emergency scene has a role to play. Some are specific to job duties, others may be circumstantial. All are critical to the survival of the victims involved.
Lights, sirens, action! The life of an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) can be exciting, exhausting, and fulfilling.
The main focus of American Heart Month is preventing Heart Disease – the leading cause of death in the United States – and that’s fantastic. Heart disease can lead to a myriad of complications and lifelong life-threatening illnesses. It can also lead to heart attacks and, ultimately, sudden cardiac arrest. There are many great articles out there which address heart disease prevention, offering tips, advice, and ways to breach the subject with loved ones you may be concerned about. A simple Google search for “preventing heart disease” will take you to a list of credible, authoritative sites. We highly recommend …
2016 took away so many artists, celebrities, and public figures…
AED Superstore’s Strategic Accounts Manager, Amber Neller, spoke with the eHealth Radio about Sudden Cardiac Arrest in young athletes
You go in for your annual physical and, based on a routine check-up, and in addition to the normal blood workup, your doctor tells you he would like you to come back for a stress test.
How big of a health problem is diabetes in the US? In 2012, 29.1 million Americans, or 9.3% of the population, had diabetes; and 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed with it every year.
The hottest days of summer are upon us. Depending on where you live, you may be seeing temperatures in excess of 100°F!