Teens are getting burned by e-cigarettes even after they stop using them. Adolescents who currently vape are twice as likely to suffer respiratory symptoms like persistent cough, bronchitis, congestion and phlegm as those who have never used e-cigs, according to
They’re smokin’ in the boy’s room again, only now, they’re puffing electronic cigarettes. A new state Health Department survey reveals the percentage of high school students who used e-cigs has nearly doubled, from 10.5% in 2014 to 20.6% in 2016,
BLOOMINGTON — A coalition dedicated to making the healthy choice, the easy choice, in McLean County wants county residents to come together this spring by exercising more and in different places with other people. The McLean County Wellness Coalition’s Workplace Wellness
The Illinois Heart & Lung Foundation is working hard to save lives in our community! Our goal for Operation Revive is to increase survival rates of those suffering a cardiac emergency outside of the hospital through timely access to defibrillators and
Article by WJBC Radio NORMAL – University High School is launching fundraiser to help set up a fund to purchase AED machines at schools that might not have them. The idea comes from the parents of U-High basketball player Kai
LEXINGTON — In the past 10 years, Chenoa police have administered CPR 20 to 30 times, Chief Travis Cornwall said. “If we had an AED (automated external defibrillator), we more than likely would have used it the majority of those times,”
On August 27th the Illinois Heart and Lung Foundation hosted its 2nd annual Stayin’ Alive Defibrillator Drive at the Double Tree Hotel to raise funds to place Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in 15 rural communities that do not have access to AEDs in the event of a cardiac emergency.
When someone collapses from sudden cardiac arrest, good Samaritans no longer need to run around searching for an AED (automated external defibrillator). They simply take out their smartphone and touch the yellow PulsePoint AED app — provided they already have downloaded it.
Joyner-Kersee, who spoke with The Pantagraph this week, will be the keynote speaker and will lead a fun run at the 19th Women’s Health Night next April 25 at Illinois Wesleyan University’s Shirk Center.