Her father died. But this Valley senior brought him back with CPR learned at school.

Something didn’t sound right to Brie Salloum as she was getting ready for school one morning in early April. Weird noises echoed in the upstairs hallway. She compares the sounds to elongated snores, or deep, muffled gurgles.   Brie walked into her parents’ bedroom and found her father, Ray, lying in bed and gasping for breath. “His teeth were gritted, and he grimaced,” her mother,[..]

American Heart Association introduces new mobile app

My Cardiac Coach Heart attack is scary and confusing. Recovery shouldn’t be. My Cardiac Coach app available on the Apple App Store or the Google Play is designed to be a personalized recovery toolkit on your smartphone. • Trustworthy information from the experts at the American Heart Association • Interactive lessons to help you learn what you need to know • Progress-trackers for[..]

Can You Find The Defibrillator At Work? Increase Your Survival Rates

About 10,000 cardiac arrests happen in workplaces each year, according to the American Heart Association. Using an automatic external defibrillator can increase the chance of survival.Do you know where your workplace’s automated external defibrillator is located? About half of all U.S. employees don’t, according to the results of an American Heart Association survey. The survey[..]