According to the American Heart Association, 89 percent of people who suffer an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest die because they do not receive immediate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from someone on the scene. With nearly 400,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occurring annually in the United States, many lives could be saved if those nearby felt capable and qualified to administer CPR.
Don’t believe what you see in the movies. According to a 2011 report commissioned by FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security, surviving fallout from a nuclear blast means taking shelter – NOT running away. The Federation of American Scientists are primarily responsible for bringing public awareness to the valuable report entitled “National Capital Region: Key Response Planning Factors for the Aftermath of Nuclear Terrorism.”
There is an important debate taking place regarding the growing trend of encrypting law enforcement radio transmissions. On one side you have law enforcement agencies insisting on encryption to prevent criminals from monitoring transmissions and protect the safety of officers. On the other side you have the media and the general public arguing for right […]