Blood science in the news!

There have been a couple interesting stories related to blood lately- lets take a peak! In blood collection, centrifuges are often used for a variety of purposes. They are the […]

“Double Down” Looks Deliciously Dangerous

When biting into a sandwich, do you ever think, “As an avid carnivore, why am I hiding this tasty bacon between slices of low-calorie, unfried, unfun bread?” If you think […]

Good News For Chocoholics

When choosing between chocolate eggs and Peeps at the grocery store, a new study on cardiovascular health may help the decision process. Researchers at the German Institute of Human Nutrition […]

“Continuing Push for Research” (or CPR)

Bad CPR pun? Probably. Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death in the United States. Along with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), using an automatic external defibrillator or AED is […]

Coffee, Tea…or AED?

Roy Harris usually was able to fly straight home to Nashville. But on a chilly day in late January, Harris, 57, found himself waiting for a connecting flight at Chicago’s […]

Just $10 To Save A Life

There is nothing scarier than the death of a teen athlete. Someone young and fit suddenly collapses and — POW! — reality hits home. Cardiac emergencies really can happen to […]

The Wii: A Great Jenny Craig Supplement!

One of the more famous services the Red Cross provides are CPR classes. Heart disease, as we all know, is the leading cause of death in the United States. One […]

How Daylight Saving Time Can Kill You

I’m pretty sure I’m not alone when I say that I’m not a big fan of spring Daylight Saving Time. I finally get used to morning sun through the window […]