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How to Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack

Ways to Lower Your Risk of a Heart Attack Did you know that heart disease is actually the number one killer in America? This might be surprising to some, but it is what kills the highest number of people living in the United States each year.…

Expecting? You Should Know CPR!

Expectant Mothers Should Learn CPR Having a baby is an exciting time in your life. When you learn that you are expecting a bundle of joy, it is normal to begin planning and getting things ready for your baby’s arrival. There are many things…

How To Give Your Pet CPR

Help! My Pet Isn't Breathing! How To Administer CPR To Your Pet CPR is a life-saving device that we generally associate with humans. However, did you know that it also possible to administer CPR to your pet? It’s true. CPR For Animals As…

Personal Trainers Need CPR training

Personal Trainers Require Extensive CPR Training and Knowledge When you choose to pursue a career as a personal trainer, you have chosen to enter the field of exercise science. This is an exciting industry that is full of opportunity and involves…

A Helmet Could Be the Difference Between Life or Death

Helmets Save Lives Just a few weeks ago I was traveling to work and noticed heavy traffic in the northbound lanes. I was trying to determine what the cause of the slow traffic was and quickly realized that an accident had occurred. It did…

Dangers of Drowning

Extremely Dangerous! May Cause Drowning Drowning is much more prevalent than you might expect. The image that you have in your mind surrounding drowning might not be the reality of the situation. In most cases, victims of drowning are not…
CPR Training for Firefighters

When the Rescuer Needs Rescued

CPR For Firefighters There are plenty of cases where CPR is the difference between life and death. There are many classes out there that teach CPR however most of the time CPR is used for bystanders, average citizens that need help but what…

Life Saving Stories From Using CPR

CPR – Life Saving Stories There are more incidences of CPR around the world on a daily basis then most people realize. You do not have to be a first responder to be a hero to someone. Being able to perform CPR can save a life literally. There…

Local Bakersfield Couple Honored for Their Heroic Act of Kindness

Owners of CPR Plus Honored as Hero's On Saturday, the Red Cross Real Hero’s organization recognized Tony and Sharon Mejia. This annual event will honor a real life local hero in the Kern County area who has helped to save a life or that…

Honoring Real Heroes in Our Community

Honoring Real Heroes in Our Community Every year, there are real heroes in our community who go unnoticed. A recent dinner hopes to honor these heroes, who come from all walks of life. This year, the Kern chapter of the American Red Cross will…