Scavenger hunt to locate defibrillators!

Health professionals hope a giant scavenger hunt to locate GTA defibrillators saves lives: GTA Heart Map Challenge runs the entire month of March Gregg Lowe, an actor, is shown in a headshot where his implantable cardioverter-defibrillator is visible. The ICD is a small device placed in a patient’s chest to…

Teen saves dad’s life

‘He was losing his heartbeat’: Windsor teen saves dad’s life with CPR learned 2 days earlier Catholic Central High School student Turki Ayash, left, saved the life of his father Ahmad, right, by using CPR skills he learned in school. (Dale Molnar/CBC) A Grade 11 student at Catholic Central High…

Moviegoers in Halifax save man’s life after he goes into cardiac arrest

Earl Kiley says he’s fortunate there were 2 nurses and 1 doctor in the audience, and a defibrillator on site CBC Radio · Posted: Sep 06, 2019 6:02 PM ET | Last Updated: September 9 Earl Kiley, left, was at the movies with his fiancée Janet Bousquet, right, in Halifax…

Ask a cardiologist: Aspirin 101

Question: Should I take a daily Aspirin to prevent heart attack? Dr. Jay Udell-Cardiologist Aspirin can help prevent heart attack in some people. But it’s definitely not something that everyone should take. If you’re healthy,taking a daily Aspirin to prevent heart attack may actually put you at risk of unnecessary…

Learning Saves Lives

Something that I’m very proud of at Life’s Emergency Training is that we offer a variety of courses and programs for business and home as well as train the trainer programs.  I am passionate about learning and teaching and I want to bring you the best programs that I can. …

First Aid Training Has Never Been So Easy! 

Life’s Emergency Training has developed a simple, on-line, at-your-own pace, program to learn the most utilized first aid treatments.  This program is great for your family members or staff who don’t need to be fully certified but could benefit from the know-how of first aid.   Sign up now or…

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…

Be Heart Cautious … PASS IT ON

  When we think of a heart attack, we often think of someone clenching their chest and falling in severe pain. Although this can happen, there can also be more subtle signs that are very serious. An easy to way to run down the list of symptoms to diagnose a…