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Vitamin D Affects Quality of Life

Depression affects more than 13 million adults in the United States each year and costs billions of dollars in treatment, loss of productivity, workers’ compensation and mortality, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Moreover, depression … Continue reading

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Center for Disease Control (CDC) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “outbreaks of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection associated with blood glucose monitoring have been identified with increasing regularity, particularly in long-term care settings, such as … Continue reading

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FDA proposes new line of cigarette warning graphics

The graphics include a picture of corpse feet with the tag line, “Warning: Cigarettes cause fatal lung disease”. Another shows a dead body in a casket with the caption, “Warning: Smoking can kill you”. On the cartons themselves, the proposed … Continue reading

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Heart Disease If you have been diagnosed with heart disease, you can reduce your risk by taking control of the factors in your life that increase your risk of progression of disease. Identify the factors that apply to you and … Continue reading

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Reducing the Risk in First Aid-CPR -We can’t say it enough in our online courses the importance of protecting yourself from germs when assisting someone with first aid or CPR. Your body is biological environment harboring millions of different organisms … Continue reading

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Emergency Cardiovascular Care- 2010 Update

New Guidelines Introduced in 2010 for CPR & Emergency Cardiovascular Care sequence. According to 2010 guidelines, you should call 911 after checking victim for response (absence of breathing)  and use CAB ( Chest Compressions, Airway, and Breathing), rather then ABC. … Continue reading

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CAB or ABC cardiopulmonary resuscitation

New ECC Recommendations- ‘C-A-B’ Is the Way to Go: Compressions, Airway, and Breathing

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University of Texas Research

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