American Cancer Society As many as 20% of the people who die from lung cancer in the United States every year do not smoke or use any other form of tobacco. This translates to about 16,000 to 24,000 Americans every year. In
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,”
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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.
The Illinois Heart & Lung Foundation’s 18th Annual Women’s Health Night was held on Tuesday, April 5 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the Illinois State University Bone Student Center in Normal, Illinois. The event was free of cost, open to the
The Illinois Heart & Lung Foundation hosted two free CPR/AED trainings in partnership with Advocate Heart Institute at BroMenn Medical Center at Heartland Community College on Saturday, February 27th. Our goal was to provide Operation Revive grantees and community members an
Shelia Diaz, an adult literary coordinator, went shopping with her daughter at Target on December 8th for some last minute Christmas items. As Shelia entered the store she went into cardiac arrest, but fortunately, two trained nurses and a paramedic
EUREKA — With the song “Stayin’ Alive” playing in the background in the Eureka High School auditorium, 20 students performed chest compressions. They were pressing hard and fast on the center of the chest — to the beat of the disco song