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
This Saturday, we were delighted to host our 4th annual CPR/AED training at University High School in Normal. As one community member and CPR pupil will tell you, learning how to intervene in the midst of a cardiac emergency can
Vapear y juliar De acuerdo con el centro de control de enfermedades (CDC), se ha reproducido el uso del cigarrillo eléctrico de un 4.5% en el 2013 a un 12.4% en el 2014 de los estudiantes de secundaria y preparatoria.
Vaping and Juuling According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), there was a tripling in e-cigarette use from 4.5% of middle and high-schoolers in 2013 to 13.4% in 2014. E-cigarette sales have increased from $195,000,000 in 2011 to $2,875,000,000
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.
January 29th started out as the typical Sunday for the McKinney family. A week prior we found out that we were 4 weeks pregnant. So there was definitely a “glow” in the McKinney household. I attended church in the
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