My Fellow Unhealthy Americans. Read and Act. ==> Despite spending much more on health care, Americans are sicker than people in other wealthy countries, with illnesses like diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and stroke on the rise. So are “despair deaths” from drugs, alcohol, and suicide, according to researchers, with social isolation, poverty, and addiction laying the groundwork.
#CardiovascularChronicles. 2011 Gate River Run. I was wearing #AHA American Heart Association Survivor’s Hat. Two Eagle Scouts flying faster than me. 🙂 I improved my PR but was cautious to avoid high heart beats. Keep running and stay healthy. #HealthyHeartsNews
#CardiovascularChronicles. I ran the Gate River Run on 2010, 2011, and 2012 breaking my own paced PR each time. On 2012 wearing a Sportline watch, heart beats were too high after crossing Heart Bridge. ICD shocked me near the stadium. I slowed down to cross the finish line and it shocked me again. “Lessons from my mended heart” are tough. Living the “second life opportunity” is a challenge. Stay healthy. Take care of your heart. #HealthyHeartsNews
#HealthyHeartsNews. A recent story of a SCA survivor here in Jacksonville. AEDs in Jacksonville? You better know where AEDs are near you. You can save a life. Learn CPR/AED and take care of your hearts.
Action News Jax investigation: What makes it so hard to find defibrillators in Jacksonville?
If Yoda goes into cardiac arrest, will you know what to do? Artist and first-aid enthusiast Todd Scott breaks down what you need to know about using an automated external defibrillator, or AED — in this galaxy and ones that are far, far away. Prepare to save the life of a Jedi, Chewbacca (he’ll need a quick shave first) or someone else in need with some helpful pointers.
Strokes: What are they, why do they occur, and how to prevent them
Carrie Fisher dies from her heart attack at age 60.