Heart Disease

Basic Life Support skills to keep the heart pumping

By Douglas H. Stutz, Naval Hospital Bremerton Public Affairs Last February at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) – under the expert tutelage of Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Dominique Chesley – I successfully completed the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) (CPR and AED Program).     As an accredited Military Treatment Facility with qualified personnel, NHB is an American Heart …

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Heart Health: For the Young at Heart and the Young

By Air Force Capt. Bryant Webber, chief of  preventive medicine, Joint Base San Antonio, and Cmdr. Connie Scott, MSC, DH, Navy Dietetics Health Promotion and Wellness specialty leader, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center Think heart disease is something that won’t begin to affect you until later in life? Think again. Recent research has found that heart disease is …

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