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Is Your Multivitamin Doing Anything For Your Heart?

Multivitamins have long been seen as a quick solution for a number of problems, the most notable being heart disease and stroke. Recently, though, a new study has shown that they, in fact, don’t prevent either. The American Heart Association reports that one third of American consume multivitamins, convinced that they will solve their cardiac problems. A recent study, released by Dr. Joonseok Kim states that, “One of the big problems with multivitamin use is that it could deviate the public from following the measures that are proven to be beneficial for cardiovascular health, including eating fruits and vegetables, and doing more exercise.” Another study recently concluded that multivitamins offer no protection against heart disease and stroke. These studies are particularly convincing as they use clinical trials where doctors and scientists may closely control many confounding variables. This news is unnerving for many, as they may now see themselves as at risk for heart disease; thus…

Certifying ACLS and PALS Online

Health care providers are aware of ACLS and PALS certifications. When needing a provider card, most people need a quick solution that will not interfere with the strenuous work schedules. The best way to accomplish this is through online ACLS PALS certification. Not only can you certify from anywhere in the world through an online program, but it is easier to work around a hectic life.
Online ACLS and PALS courses are private and self-paced, and this allows the student to study and complete the course on their time. Many may already be familiar with the ACLS and PALS algorithms and are capable of completing the work quickly. Others may prefer to move at a slower pace and review areas of the online training analytically. In both cases self-paced online courses afford the luxury of a personalized learning experience. Individual healthcare providers are able to tailor the class to their own private needs. Below are some of the many other advantages to signing up for online ACLS and PALS …