Heart disease is still the number one cause of death in the US and Canada. In the US, it is estimated that one person dies every 34 seconds from related diseases.
Many of us receive first aid training at some point in our lives (at one point I held certifications for Emergency, Standard, Underwater/SCUBA, and Military first aid!). But not once have I heard someone explain what to do if you are the one having a heart attack.
The slide show below comes from the Journal of General Hospital Rochester.