Kai Bates-Diop is one-of-a-kind. He survived an extraordinary life-threatening Sudden Cardiac Arrest and used that experience as a platform to educate others on the importance of immediate intervention during a cardiac arrest. Furthermore, his family started the Bates-Diop Fund to
As we all get into the swing of the holiday festivities, it is important to be mindful of our health. With endless to-do lists, family gatherings, and general merriment, it is easy to forget to slow down and listen
Vendors… Reserve your booth now! Family Health Expo April 2nd at Illinois Wesleyan Shirk Center | 3-7pm We have an amazing event planned this year full of education, fitness and fun! As you can see we have changed the name of
What is the JUUL? The JUUL is a slim, sleek, USB-shaped device that was designed to help chronic tobacco smokers reduce or even quit smoking. However, this satisfying alternative to cigarettes is a bit too attractive for its own good.
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
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
Heartland Community College Appreciates our Efforts. See below! Heartland Community College has a new automated external defibrillator (AED) thanks to a donation from the Illinois Heart & Lung Foundation (IHLF). The defibrillator was delivered on Thursday, June 29 and will
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.