Posts Tagged ‘American Heart Association’

“Don’t Die of Doubt” community conversation set for May 19

The American Heart Association will be hosting “Don’t Die of Doubt: Community Conversation” on Wednesday, May 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., CDT. This complimentary virtual event will be a solution-based discussion highlighting the importance of empowering ourselves to fight heart disease and stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic. A panel of experts will share […]

Data shows alarming 9-1-1 trends for EMS calls during COVID-19 pandemic

MedStar dropped a press release this week detailing the continue of alarming trends during the COVID-19 pandemic preventing people from calling 9-1-1. Simply put – residents are scared to death! Statistics for cardiac arrest are trending in an unhealthy direction, with an increase in residents having died at the scene and decreases in treatment for […]

It’s safe to call 911 during the COVID-19 pandemic!

The American Heart Association dropped a video this week detailing why it’s safe to call 911 during the COVID-19 pandemic. 911 data in North Texas and across the U.S. shows a sharp drop in emergency calls due to residents’ fear of catching COVID-19. End result – more patients are dying of heart attacks and strokes. […]

“Widow Maker” does not just apply to men

Many women today feel the need to be Superwoman, never admitting when they need help. A perfect example happened recently to a friend I have known for 30 years. Over the past months, her energy level dropped dramatically, she was fatigued and rising from the couch was a chore. What was her conclusion? She was […]

Marching for Babies Everywhere!

If you were unable to make the Dallas and Fort Worth March for Babies events April 16, then you missed out on an enjoyable day! The weather cooperated for a productive walk where the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Team was well represented at both events. Why so many walks for good causes? These events bring […]