AEDs – Do You Know…

It takes less than a minute!  Someone collapses and you know they are having a heart attack.  An AED (Automated External Defibrillator) can save their life. These devices have evolved over the past few years and we see them more and more in our communities.  They are designed to be…

Heart Attack?  Act Fast!

  Thousands of people die from heart attacks every year. Signs vary from person to person so it’s important to act quickly if you or someone you are with is suffering from these symptoms noted by the Heart & Stroke Society: Chest discomfort Sweating Upper body discomfort Nausea Shortness of…

Heart-Healthy Living

February is Heart Month and this month we’ll focus on heart health.  The Heart & Stroke Society reports that 8 in 10 cases of premature heart disease & stroke is preventable through healthy lifestyle behaviours.  They offer 4 simple steps for heart-healthy living: Eat Well Get Moving Maintain a Healthy…
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