Author Archive for Chris Siska

How to treat burns

In this article we present four home remedies for treating minor burns and how to tell when burns are so severe that a doctor can treat them. This way you know what you need to do immediately to reduce the damage, what recovery time you can expect and what home remedies can speed up healing. […]

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Thyroid

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to understand the importance of thyroid health and its role in human health. It aims to raise awareness of the types of problems that can occur with the thyroid gland and to inform people about the treatments available when these diseases occur. January has […]

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Bath Safety

January is National Bath Safety Month, which helps raise awareness of the dangers of the bathroom and make us aware of what we do and do not do in the bathroom. Bathing Safety Month is the ideal time to ensure that your elderly or loved one’s bathroom is safe from danger. The most dangerous room […]

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Online EMT Students Prepare for NREMT

On Saturday August 1st, 2020 our current set up online EMT basic students arrived with 1 thought…Pass the final. They studied hard and prepared themselves for the 175 question exam that stood between them and taking the NREMT exam. Each one came in and got their pencils out. As the tests were passed out they […]

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AED’s and CPR

You Do Have The Power To Restart A Heart Cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes in the United States. Each year in the United States, more that 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital setting. Less than 10 percent of those victims survive. Cardiac arrest can happen to anyone of any age […]

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2015 CPR Guidelines Basics

The 2015 Guidelines Update focuses on topics with significant new science or ongoing controversy, and so serves as an update to the 2010 guidelines rather than a complete revision. It also marks the beginning of a new era, because the guidelines will transition from a five-year cycle of periodic revisions and updates to a Web-based […]

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Why AED Training is Important

Why AED Training is Important By: Christopher Rutt Many people understand the need to learn how to perform CPR but have trouble understanding why we also teach how to use an AED in all of our classes. An electric shock delivered quickly by an AED can be life saving. AEDs are becoming increasingly more popular […]

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How to Spot a Potential Heart Attack

How to Spot a Potential Heart Attack By: Christopher Rutt If you, or someone you know is having a heart attack, you may have only a few minutes to act. A heart attack can strike suddenly, and sometimes without warning. It’s important to know what to do in an emergency. There are many different causes […]

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How to Start Exercising When You’re Overweight

  By: Christopher Rutt Most of us know how important healthy living is, however that doesn’t mean that it’s always going to be easy. For some people, the prospect of getting fit, engaging in regular exercise and eating right will come naturally. However, for those who are already overweight, or large enough that doing the […]

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