Red Cross Stories : First Aid and CPR (Page 4)

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First Aid and CPR

November is CPR Month

October 31, 2012 - If you were at home or in a public place and someone began choking, experienced pains, trouble breathing or became unconscious, would you feel confident knowing that you could act in time to potentially save that person's life?
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Limit the spread of the flu in your workplace with help from the Red Cross

October 17, 2012 - Did you know that each year, up to 10 per cent of Canada's population is affected by the flu?
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Top 10 Halloween safety tips for families

October 12, 2012 - As your little ones prepare their costumes to trick or treat their way through the night, the Canadian Red Cross has prepared a quick list of 10 tips to make sure everyone gets home safely.
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Novice babysitters gain vital first aid and caring skills with Red Cross

October 02, 2012 - Is there a young person in your life who is kind-hearted, attentive and loves looking out for little children when given the opportunity?
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How well do you know the signs of cardiac arrest?

September 19, 2012 - Did you know that 70 per cent of cardiac arrests happen at home?
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World First Aid Day with the Canadian Red Cross

September 07, 2012 - September 8 marks the international celebration of World First Aid Day, and in honor of the occasion, the Red Cross is joining with partner agencies to drive awareness about the importance of first aid training.
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Backyard pool safety precautions may prevent emergencies

August 08, 2012 - Having a pool in your backyard can make you the envy of the neighborhood and lead to big summertime fun, but it can also pose some major hazards.
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Summer first aid tips for fun in the sun

July 31, 2012 - Getting active outdoors is one of the major perks of summertime - that is, until injuries, bug bites or sunburns get in the way.
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