Happy Independence Day! The 4th of July is today and many people will enjoy fireworks or fire up the grill for a backyard barbecue. We all know that the potential injury, burns and fires can result if we are not careful. Between June and July more than 5,000 consumers can be treated in hospital emergency rooms…

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Don’t Be Fooled! Heat & Cold Related Illness Can Happen Anywhere! Q. Where can you suffer from a heat related and a cold related medical emergency in the same location all in the same day? A. Just about anyplace in Western Washington. As Washingtonian’s, we are acclimatized to our weather, thats why when the mercury start’s to…

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Don’t Miss our upcoming class at the Center For Wooden Boats [ecs-list-events id=’42345′] Hypothermia: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments Hypothermia, or abnormally low body temperature, is a dangerous condition that can occur when a person is exposed to extremely cold temperatures. Stay safe this winter by learning more about hypothermia, including who is most at risk,…

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How to Stop the Bleed Today we live in a world where terrorism, the actions of unstable people, and the dangerous impulses of friends and relatives are very real and becoming increasingly more frequent. Massive bleeding from any cause, but particularly from an active shooter or explosive event where a response is delayed can result…

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This video is from my favorite Doc, ZUBIN DAMANIA, MD.   UCSF/Stanford trained internal medicine physician and founder of Turntable Health, an innovative primary care clinic and model for Health 3.0 that was part of an ambitious urban revitalization movement in Las Vegas spearheaded by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. During a decade-long career as a hospitalist at Stanford, Doctor Damania led a…

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ENABLING CITIZEN SUPERHEROES. Help build the most comprehensive registry of AEDs for use during emergencies. The Pacific Northwest is one of those areas that is blessed with more trained responders than just about any other place in the country, only second to Rochester, Minnesota. We have thousands of trained CPR/AED responders in our neighborhoods and workplaces,…

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Thinking about getting a First Aid Kit for your Boat or RV? Good! Having a top quality First Aid for your boat or RV is very important, and a piece of safety gear that many people over look. Through our First Aid, CPR and AED training programs we see all kinds of first aid kits in…

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Can We Talk About Heat Stroke? We know, we know… we’ll have more cold days, and more recorded rain for Winter as usual, but the thing is…. Can You Spot Heat Stroke? Let’s face it – in this Washington weather, when the sun comes out we go running for it. It’s our big glowing invitation to…

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Northwest Response Pacific Northwest Standby Event Medical Response Service. Not only do we train Emergency Medical Responders; we also provide Event Medical Services. Our client list includes Marathons, Music Festivals, and everything in-between whether on land or sea! We are ready for your event with a team of professionals comprised of Firefighter EMT’s, ER Tech’s…

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First Aid For Recreational Boaters While researching content that is specifically designed for the Recreational Boater, I have come across some real gems in the description of aliments at sea. This is by far my favorite, and I’ll share it with you now. The two stages of Seasickness: You are so sick you’re afraid you may…

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