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Applications open for CAS Endowment

The Aberdeen Health Foundation has announced that applications are now being accepted for its Children’s Aid Society (CAS) Endowment, a fund that supports projects that protect children and helps at-risk families in Pictou County. Past recipients include Pictou County Early Intervention, Tearmann Society, Kids First, Pictou County Women’s Centre, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Youth Health…

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Making Lifesaving Equipment Available in the Community

Up to 40,000 cardiac arrests occur in Canada each year. That’s one every 12 minutes. Without rapid and appropriate treatment, most cardiac arrests result in death. But an individual’s chance of survival can double when CPR is used in combination with an AED. AED stands for Automated External Defibrillator. AEDs are lifesaving devices, making a…

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