Highlights from AHA Heart and Stroke Statistics 2022 Update

The National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association annually report the most up-to-date statistics related to heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors. The American Heart Association’s latest report, Heart and Stroke Statistics – 2022 Update, highlighted that cardiac arrest remains a public health crisis. Report Highlights Regardless of being a leading cause of […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Manage your AED

Whether you are required to have an AED, or make the voluntary decision to have one, once you have an AED, it is important to maintain your AED and ensure compliance with any federal, state or local ordinances. These requirements vary from state to state.  At minimum, the federal government and each individual state require […]

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AED.US Training & Certification Classes

AED.US is now proudly offering Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED), First Aid, Basic Life Support (BLS) and Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) certification classes! Course options include American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC), Health and Safety Institute (HSI) and International Occupational Health and Safety Association (IOHSA).   CPR training is a vital component of [...]
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The Importance of CPR Training at the Workplace

Here at AED.US, we are committed to forging stronger links in the chain of survival. We talk constantly about the importance of empowering bystanders to initiate the rescue process. Now we’re going to make a case for why all employers should provide First Aid and CPR training to their employees.  First, and most importantly, CPR [...]
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CPR & AED Awareness Week

This week is CPR and AED Awareness Week. In 2007, the American Heart Association (AHA), the American Red Cross and the National Safety Council worked together to create CPR and AED Awareness Week. Congress unanimously agreed and designated June 1-7 each year to CPR and AED Awareness Week to focus on the importance of knowing [...]
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Protect Your Children with Mobilize Rescue Systems

Childcare is difficult, messy, and sometimes even scary. Traumatic injuries to children, though often preventable, account for 8,000 hospital visits each day in the United States. On average, there are 12,175 deaths each year on account of unintended injuries to children 0-19 years old. Let’s break down those numbers.  For babies younger than one year […]

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Why Are Women Less Likely to Receive Bystander CPR?

Something doesn’t add up: women are at lower risk for sudden cardiac arrest than men, per a 2016 American Heart Association study. But men have a 23% greater chance of surviving an SCA. This same study also revealed that men are more likely to receive bystander CPR. That’s a difference of 6% for SCAs that […]

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