According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, every year over three quarters of a million Americans have a first coronary attack. And nearly another half million who have already had one or more coronary attacks have yet another attack.
In 2010, coronary heart disease alone was projected to cost the United States $108.9 billion. This total includes the cost of health care services, medications, and lost productivity.
Q: So what can you do to combat or mitigate these problems?
A: Learn how to properly give CPR, use an AED, and administer basic first aid.
With luck you may never need to use these skills. But if you do need to come to the aid of a loved one, friend, or even a stranger … Will you be ready?