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Can I use an AED if I don’t speak the language?

by Senior HealthFirst trainer, Midwife/Nurse Polly Pupulin An Automated External Defibrillator (AED or Defibrillator) delivers an electrical shock to a heart when used after a cardiac arrest.  You can’t accidentally shock someone with one. These devices are designed to only deliver a shock when necessary. And…

Learning CPR

Learning CPR might save a life

Learning how to give CPR might save a life. Dr Michelle explains how she recently worked with the Swiss Resuscitation Council to help produce the English version of their Basic Life Support ‘Quick’ film. When their heart and breathing have stopped, for every minute without…

Our Gut Microbiome

Are you eating your kimchi and your sauerkraut? Dr Michelle speaks with nutritionist Emma Jenks about how we can all ‘culture’ our gut microbiome to improve health and well-being. 

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Saving Lives using CPR & First Aid

You never know when your First Aid or Basic Life support skills could be called upon. Every week I hear stories from friends, colleagues, and patients about how they have had to react in a medical emergency to help someone in need. Learning how to give…