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National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

May is peak season for asthma and allergies, which is why May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Started in 1984, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) aims to raise awareness and educate people about these ailments and diseases. For...
A Very Merry Christmas Coronary and a Happy New Year Heart Attack

A Very Merry Christmas Coronary and a Happy New Year Heart Attack

By:  Robbie I. Ichelson Most people love the holidays.  We look forward to them all year long.  It doesn’t matter what you celebrate there is something magical about this time of year.  Despite the fact that the weather isn’t frightful (and it will be soon enough,...
First Aid and CPR Recertification

First Aid and CPR Recertification

I am often asked for clarification on the rules about how long a first aid and CPR certification is valid for.  You would think this would be an easy question to answer but that is far from the case.  There is really no clear-cut answer out there so I have come up...
What if you had a heart attack at work

What if you had a heart attack at work

Have you ever wondered what happens when you call 9-1-1 for help?  How long does it take for emergency services to respond? Imagine you are at work when suddenly you grab your as you are stricken with crushing chest pain.  Your skin turns an ominous greyish greenish...
Our New Year’s Goals

Our New Year’s Goals

As we enter our second year of business we reflect on the past year and plan for the coming year.  It is truly awesome to think about all that we have accomplished in our first year of business and we are excited to tackle the future. In 2016 canaPHEM incorporated and...