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February 2011 Articles

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Update on CPR Tactics

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Considering that February is “Heart Month,” this Health Corner addresses recent changes in the American Heart Association CPR Guidelines released in 2010. Following are the more significant differences between the 2005 and2010 Guidelines: It used to be advised to follow your ABCs: Airway, Breathing and Chest compressions. Now, compressions come first, followed by a focus …

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“How Starbucks Saved My Life” by Michael Gates

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Coffee… millions of Americans drink it every day, intoxicated by its many aromas, addicted to its stimulating effects, but for one man, coffee became a life-saving experience. Michael Gill had been living an American dream. He grew up in an affluent family and had attained an ivy league education. By the time he reached his …

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Snow Daze

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Can you recall from your youth the excitement when, during the nightly news, the forecast called for snow during the overnight hours? That hope that maybe it would be enough! Do you remember waking up, looking outside seeing a blanket of snow, turning on the radio and listening for your school? When you finally heard …

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