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AHA says Get Happy!

The American Heart Association Get happy! People who have a cheery outlook on life face a lower risk of stroke than their less optimistic peers. Tell us one thing that made you happy today. http://aarp.us/nbpiU4

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Why did CPR change from A-B-C to C-A-B?

The 2010 CPR Guidelines rearranged the order of CPR steps. Now, instead of A-B-C, which stands for airway and breathing first followed by chest compressions, the American Heart Association wants rescuers to practice C-A-B: chest compressions first, then airway and breathing. Some have asked, why did CPR change? Answer: Just

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American Heart CPR Statistics

CPR & Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Fact Sheet As of April 26, 2010 Sudden Cardiac Arrest EMS treats about 300,000 victims of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest each year in the U.S.  Less than eight percent of people who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital survive. Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to

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Childhood Obesity and Survival After In-Hospital Pediatric CPR

Childhood Obesity and Survival After In-Hospital Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrests (IHCA) are not rare. Pediatric obesity is a growing epidemic. There is a negative impact on survival following IHCA for the obese pediatric patient. Supporting Materials http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/125/3/e481.abstract Your Friends at CPRBoston

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AAP Releases New Policy Statement on Child Safety

On March 21, 2011 The American Academy of Pediatrics released a new policy statement on child passenger safety. The new guidelines cover a child from birth through adolescence.  Up to the age of 2 years a child should be in a rear facing car safety seat. For most children through

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AAP Releases New Policy Statement on Child Safety

On March 21, 2011 The American Academy of Pediatrics released a new policy statement on child passenger safety. The new guidelines cover a child from birth through adolescence.  Up to the age of 2 years a child should be in a rear facing car safety seat. For most children through

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Group Programs

BLS CPR Provider, ACLS Provider,  and First Aid Group Programs BLS CPR Provider   CPRBOSTON offers special group rates for your company, agency, or community organization for the BLS CPR : The fee for each BLS CPR Provider program is $400.00 for up to 20 participants There is a low fee of

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American Heart Association Heart Saver First Aid Programs

American Heart Association Heart Saver First Aid Programs The American Heart Association Heart Saver First Aid Programs are offered twice a month by CPRBOSTON at Carney Hospital, 2100 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester (Boston) Mass, 02124. Click here for a schedule or to register online.   CPRBOSTON at Carney Hospital First Aid Programs Most Frequent

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American Heart Association ACLS Provider Course

ACLS Provider Course Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support The American Heart Association ACLS Course is offered monthly by CPRBOSTON at Carney Hospital, 2100 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester (Boston) Mass, 02124. We  offer the most frequent AHA Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) program in greater Boston. Click here for a schedule or to register online.

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