Exercise is good for your heart. But how much exercise do we need? Most studies indicate that your level of exercise should be greater than none, or expressed mathematically: Activity > 0 At least 30 minutes of moderate exercise at least 5 days per weekBut no kidding, how much exercise is enough to … Continue reading MOVE IT!
We Coffee! Americans drink a lot of coffee. Per capita, it’s fourth on the list of beverages consumed within a calendar year: 1. Soda – 45 gallons (per person, per year) 2. Bottled Water – 29 gallons 3. Beer – 21 gallons 4. Coffee – 20 gallons About two-thirds of U.S. adults will drink at … Continue reading Coffee!
In our last posting we discussed the Heimlich maneuver – the preferred technique for resolving a blocked airway in an adult or a child that is old enough to walk. Now we want to talk about what do for an infant that is choking. Infants are generally a hearty bunch, but they do present a … Continue reading Baby Steps…To A Clear Airway
If you’ve ever had some food go down the wrong pipe, then you know that the sensation of choking is unpleasant and frightening. When food or another object blocks a person’s airway, the flow of oxygen to the lungs (and the rest of the body) is cut off. Without oxygen, brain damage can begin to … Continue reading All Choked Up