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November 21st

Our Health California Supports Pulse Point App to Provide Bystander Assistance for Victims of SCA

Richard Price was having lunch when he heard the familiar sound of an approaching siren. To his surprise, the paramedics pulled up right in front of the restaurant. Someone next door was lying unconscious and unresponsive after collapsing. Richard was a veteran 30-year firefighter and was just feet from this cardiac arrest victim — but completely unaware of their peril.

At that moment he realized just how much fate or good luck is involved in having a CPR-trained individual in the exact right place at the exact right time. As fire chief, he spent years training as many people as possible in CPR and placing defibrillators (AEDs) throughout the community.

November 17th

Invitation For Visit : Precarmed : Cardiometabolic Risk Prevention

Im a new member and i want invite you to visite our twitter and FBook pages :

Thanks a lot. My best Regards for all of you


November 14th

Loss of a Survivor and Champion

Jim BaumJim Baum was a good neighbor. After seeing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) mounted in the Chicago O’Hare Airport, he spoke to a physician friend about them and decided that he should have a device in each of his homes because his neighbors were elderly. Little did he know, Jim would later be saved by one of the devices. That was in 2003.

Jim was a true believer in the value of AEDs. One Christmas, he gave each of his children AEDs for their homes.

November 6th

Bystander CPR

I believe that the greatest area of improvement in the quest to raise the SCA survival rate is raising the community's awareness of the need and effectiveness of bystander CPR. I want to challenge everyone reading this blog that you would adopt your community in which you will champion the cause of bystander CPR. Organize a local committee whose purpose is to go to as many schools, businesses, organizations, churches, and sports teams to show them how easy it could be to save a life. Will you become part of a community effort that could save hundreds of lives in your community and as

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The mission of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Foundation is to prevent death and disability from sudden cardiac arrest. The vision of the SCA Foundation is to increase awareness about sudden cardiac arrest and influence attitudinal and behavioral changes that will reduce mortality and morbidity from SCA.

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