iRescueRadio 003: Television and Health, High School Basketball Player Heart Attack, Neighborhood Rescue

This week we discuss how tv has a negative health and social effects on children;  we learn about the condition of a High School basketball player that collapsed with a heart attack in the middle of a game, and the outcome of that; and a CPR rescue story!

Also discussed this week: how technology may be altering how brains work, and the FDA’s decision to discount melamine’s danger in infant formula.

iRescueRadio Episode 3 [Download]

Sources:

Too Much TV Time Is Harmful To A Child’s Health (kypost.com)
FDA Discounts Danger from Melamine in U.S. Made Infant Formula (medpagetoday.com)
Techonology May be altering how Brains Work(msnbc)
Basketball Player:
Holland basketball player critical after court collapse (wzzm13)
UPDATE: Holland basketball player making a miraculous recovery (wzzm13)
Basketball player grateful for first aid when heart stopped (wzzm13)
CPR Rescue Story:
A Life Saved this Morning… maybe Three! (procprblog)
Amid Frustration… 30 Seconds Either Way… (fiestycharlie)

Roy Shaw

Roy is the lead trainer and co-founder of ProTrainings. He is also an EMT paramedic whose opinions about rescue come from many years of experience on the ambulance.

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3 comments on “iRescueRadio 003: Television and Health, High School Basketball Player Heart Attack, Neighborhood Rescue

  1. Far too many kids have grown up with TV having been their babysitter while mom was busy. Add video games into the mix and we have the most sedentary kids in the world with serious health issues that weren’t seen in generations past.

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