Sick at 30,000 feet: How Delta handles urgent medical needs on board

When more than 192 million customers take to the skies in a given year on board Delta, in-flight medical events can occur, just as they do on the ground. In 2018, the airline reported about 11,900 medical events or one medical event per 460 flights. The most common problems are fainting or feeling dizzy andContinue reading “Sick at 30,000 feet: How Delta handles urgent medical needs on board”

CPR-ready Philippines

Heart doctors await the signing of ‘Samboy Lim’ Bill before PNoy term ends Two years ago Samboy Lim, PBA legend who earned the moniker “Skywalker,” suffered cardiac arrest during an exhibition game at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. Apparently, no one among his 20 or more colleagues present there knew how to perform theContinue reading “CPR-ready Philippines”

H&L magazine, editor receive PHA Media Award

Recipients cited for helping in CPR-Ready Philippines, 52-100 and other healthy lifestyle campaigns Health and Lifestyle (H&L) magazine and Mylene Orillo, H&L assistant editor, along with 25 media personalities, received plaques of recognition in the Media Award given by the Philippine Heart Association (PHA) on June 23, 2016 at the Annabel’s Restaurant in Tomas Morato, Quezon City. The PHA Media Awards were in recognition of the remarkableContinue reading “H&L magazine, editor receive PHA Media Award”