Heart heath and CPR training literally save lives. Lots of em. And a local school recently supported both those efforts.

I saw on Facebook that Orchard View High School in Muskegon held a school-wide American Heart Association Red Out earlier this month.

All students learned about two of the top five causes of death in the United States: heart disease and stroke. They also took part in a hypothetical situation that included blood pressure screenings, CPR training, AED usage and recognizing the signs and symptoms of a stroke. They also learned about the acronym "FAST," which represents stroke symptoms.

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