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Broken Heart Syndrome

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..

National Drug Take Back Day

April 28, 2018, is National Drug Take-Back Day. Read how to dispose of any and all outdated and unused prescription medications safely and effectively. No questions asked.

FAQ: AED Use on Infants and Children

Over 6,000 children under the age of 18 die from sudden cardiac arrest each year. Did you know using an AED on infants and children is different than using it on an adult? This FAQ answers some common questions.

What Makes Veganism a Heart-Healthy Diet?

Is veganism a heart-healthy diet? Can you get all the nutrients you need? Learn more about this dietary trend which has increased 600% in recent years.

Should You Carry Naloxone?

Naloxone reverses the effects of opiates in a person’s system, and is the first treatment administered in cases of an overdose. Should you carry it if you may be in contact with someone who has overdosed? Get all the facts first.

Introducing the cprCUBE!

This innovative new product offers a simple, cost-effective solution to teaching hands-only CPR. With immediate audio and visual feedback, the CPR Cube turns any space into a hands-only training site!

AED Education on Campus

Do college students know where to find an AED on their campus? We visited the UW-Madison and asked over 50 random students a few questions on AEDs, college campus safety, and whether they would know what to do in a cardiac emergency.

Should You Get An AED For Your Home?

Should AEDs be a part of every home’s emergency response plan? Should there be one next to the first aid kit or fire extinguisher in every home?

New AHA Training Requirements for CPR Certification on the Horizon

CPR Instructors: Are you ready for the new certification requirements the American Heart Association will implement beginning January 2019? We have the manikins you need to train effectively and certify your students.

The Unchanging Landscape of Sudden Cardiac Deaths

Learn why survival rates for sudden cardiac arrest have not changed much in the past five years. Can we expect to see better rates in the future?

Q&A on DNR Orders

If you have a Do Not Resuscitate tattoo, will EMTs and doctors honor it as proof of your wishes? The answer is complicated.

Cold Weather and Cardiac Arrest

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.

Introducing S.T.A.T. Tourniquets on AED Superstore

AED Superstore is excited to add S.T.A.T. Medical Devices tourniquets to our line-up of products. These tourniquets are made in the USA with latex-free materials and have features which make them simple for a layperson to use

Energy Drinks and Sudden Death

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?

Congratulations to Our Latest Scholarship Winner

Our latest round of scholarship finalists made it exceptionally difficult to select just one winner from the over 1300 applications we received. Meet our latest $1000 Scholarship winner!

Reacting and Responding to the Unthinkable

The unthinkable happens. Do you know what to do in a situation where someone has suffered an injury leading to life-threatening bleeding?

Announcing Our Latest Grant Winner!

We are excited to announce our winner of the most recent $2,000 grant to be used toward the purchase of an AED and supplies is …