By Gordon Williams
Photos by: Jen Blackwood
We certainly love our pets: How else to explain why Americans own an estimated 78 million dogs and 86 million cats.
Because you do love your pets, and want to keep them healthy and happy, you should know about two recent news items dealing with animal health. Continue reading
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By: Nashika Stanbro
Edited by: Nancy Waddell
On April 14, the American Red Cross joined forces with Premera Blue Cross to provide free, life-saving hands-only CPR training.
The event took place on the Edmonds Community College campus, where Red Cross volunteers received a helping hand from several enthusiastic student volunteers. Continue reading
By: Dale Steinke
Edited by: Betsy Robertson
Photos by: Tina Piaskowski
Using the power of music to heal veterans, a group of Gonzaga seniors are getting unique career experience through a 10-week Red Cross student nursing program. Continue reading
By Anna Kultin
Photo by Eric Braddy
You can see the transformation: in their animated faces, their awareness of their surroundings, and even in their body language. They are smiling, tapping their feet and bobbing their heads to the music, eyes half-closed. These veterans are being healed by a personalized music soundtrack, effectively a musical therapy being delivered via their headphones. Continue reading
Written by: Betsy Robertson
Photos by: TriVan
For the last 2 years, at a rate of about 2 per month, a local Ferndale company has been quietly improving the fleet of Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicles (ERVs).
By Joseph P. Cirone
Hundreds of American Red Cross trained volunteers have concluded their work in the Nation’s Capital, supporting local, state and federal emergency services and military personnel during the 58th Presidential Inauguration. Continue reading