The February issue of Seventeen magazine hit the shelves yesterday, and there’s a special mission inside of it!
Today, the American Red Cross announced that it will train 5 million people in hands-only CPR in 2011. Hands-only (or “compression only”) CPR is easy to learn and- if used in an emergency situation by a bystander- can vastly improve chances of survival for someone suffering cardiac arrest.
Well, it’s official…”Hood To Coast” is complete and Francisco made the final cut! What’s more, the fine film folks were nice enough to put together a short clip that highlights Kathy’s story and our efforts to get more people trained in CPR. Check it out!
If you are also welcoming a new bundle of joy or even if you just know someone who is, we can help get you ready (and suggest a few unique baby shower gifts).
Our favorite CPR themed tweets from today. Do you have any to share?
We see lots of tweets about CPR out there. Keep it up and make sure you know how to perform.
Kirstie Alley and the Real Housewives talk CPR, an Australian publicly waxes his body for the Red Cross, hundreds watch a live stream CPR course from our Oregon Trail chapter, and oh, Uncle Billy.
Today is the first day of CPR/AED Awareness Week! Here at the Red Cross, we talk every day about the importance of getting trained for emergencies. However, this week we want to turn the spotlight on our readers and give you all a chance to share your thoughts on preparedness.
Today’s New York Times has an article called Labels Urged for Food that Can Choke. We’re not taking a position but we do want to offer you a solution:
Find a class.