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Know your AEDs

Every year in the United States, over 350,000 people will suffer from sudden cardiac arrest. When this occurs, there are no truer words than “time is of the essence.” If it is not treated within minutes, it can kill.

Fighting genetics as destiny in health

African-Americans and some other ethnic groups are known to have a greater chance for diseases such as high blood pressure and cancer than other ethnicities. While there’s nothing they can do about genetic propensities, doctors say there are measures such as diet and medical screenings that can help identify, treat or even prolong the onset of disease.