Being Fat Helps You Live Longer

Gained a few pounds over the holidays?   Thinking about starting a diet?  You may want to reconsider.  A recent study did a systematic review of the findings from 97 previous studies concerning the Hazard Ratio (HR) for all causes of mortality (heart attack, cancer, disease, etc…) in overweight, obese and normal weight participants.   These studies […]

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CAN CHOCOLATE MAKE YOU SMARTER

Can Chocolate Make You Smarter?

Cocoa and chocolate are full of an antioxidant called flavonoids. In separate studies, flavonoids have shown to enrich the flow of blood to the brain. This increased blood flow can help the brain function better. More blood flow has shown to increase the thinking ability of the brain and can be a benefit to aging […]

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DEADLY BLOOD CLOTS

Deadly Blood Clots

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) refers to a blood clot that develops inside a larger vein – usually deep within the lower leg or thigh. Symptoms may include redness, swelling of the legs or pain and local tenderness. DVT cause up to 100,000 deaths each year. The immediate danger is that part of the clot can […]

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HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Have A Safe and Happy Thanksgiving

Did you know that more home fires occur on Thanksgiving than any other day of the year? More than 4,000 home fires occur each Thanksgiving as well as other accidents such as skin burns, choking and food poisoning. Let’s make sure to have a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday, by following these few safety tips. […]

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CAN YOUR TOOTHBRUSH MAKE YOU SICK

Can Your Toothbrush Make You Sick?

There are possibly 700 species of bacteria that can live on your toothbrush. On average your mouth harbors anywhere between 30 to 70 different kinds of bacteria, even with good hygiene. The plaque you remove from your teeth, as you brush, is loaded with bacteria, which in the end ends up on your toothbrush. At […]

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COLDS AND FLU

Difference Between Colds and Flu

Both colds and flu’s are respiratory illnesses causes by different viruses. Though they have similar symptoms, the flu is much worse than the common cold. People with a cold are more likely to have stuffy or runny nose, fevers are associated with the flu. In general, colds do not result in serious health problems, but […]

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5 KEYS TO SUCCESS FOR AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) PROGRAMS

5 Keys to Success for Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Programs

According to the American Heart Association, over 300,000 sudden cardiac arrests (SCA) occur annually in the United States, and, according to OSHA, about 10,000 occur at work. For many companies who set out to improve the health and safety of their workforce by implementing an Automated External Defibrillation (AED) program, it’s often easier to set […]

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Fresno CPR Training

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FRESNO BLS TRAINING

Fresno BLS Training

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is a relatively short training course required of many health professionals to help revive, resuscitate, or sustain a person who is experiencing cardiac arrest or respiratory failure of some sort. This could include a drowning victim, heart attack or stroke patient, or any scenario where breathing or heartbeat have been […]

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Clovis CPR First Aid Classes

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is the shortest and most basic of all medical training classes. Most CPR classes take less than four hours to learn the most important medical course you can take. CPR is performed on patients who are not breathing and do not have a pulse. There is no greater emergency. CPR has the […]

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