What happens when the chain of survival breaks? Or never begins? Seconds count during a cardiac arrest. Every single minutes that passes is critical, because when the heart stops, the lack of oxygenated blood can cause brain damage in only a
It’s shockingly simple to restart a heart…
with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Learn what they do and how to use them!
The Breath of Fresh Air Program strives to increase awareness of pulmonary issues and improve the lung health of everyone in the community.
The Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program exists to enhance the overall education and skill level of physicians and other health care providers.
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Stayin' Alive! is happening in:
Women's Health Night 2018
- Stayin' Alive! Defibrillator Drive 2018
- Saturday, August 4, 2018
Illinois Heart & Lung Foundation News
Recent news from (or about) the Illinois Heart & Lung Foundation and health awareness in the Bloomington-Normal and McClean County communities.
As the holidays approach, we could all use the reminder to slow down, and enjoy the season. Especially those who have recently experienced a heart-attack or stroke. As I can attest to personally, a life-changing health experience may mean you
The Attack Asthma Camp is being designed through a partnership with the Multicultural Leadership Program (MCLP). MCLP is an intense professional program focusing on developing leaders for our communities from diverse backgrounds. The program provides a structure for learning and
Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone — even our children. The Bates-Diop family was gracious enough to share their story of survival. Kai Bates-Diop, a 16-year old athlete at University High School, had a life-threatening incident in which his
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