The Importance of Community in Preventing Gun Violence

How a secure network of family, friends, and neighbors can stop tragedy before it starts.

Learn How to Save Your Dog

You know how to do CPR on your child, why not your dog?

The Night I Killed a Baby: Another Christmas in Afghanistan

Sometimes, when you least expect it, your life can completely change.

Emergencies on Campus: How to Be Prepared For Anything

We may feel indestructible in college, but it can’t hurt to prepare just in case we’re wrong.

My Wife’s Experience Of Letting Go

Her eyes roll back into her head and she falls unconscious to the floor. Steven Lake describes what happened to his wife.

30 Pushes and 2 Breaths

Dan Szczesny wonders how he would respond in a real emergency.

A Hero Is Created in a Split-Second—But Only With the Wisdom of a Lifetime

Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.

The Most Uncool Thing I’ve Ever Written About Drinking

With the trend of the lethal drinking game “Neknominations” becoming mainstream, Amy White wants to reach out to kids with her story … and doesn’t care how uncool you think it is.

The High Cost of A Cherry Popsicle (or The Lack of Healthcare Cost Transparency)

They’re three bucks a box at the grocery, but how much is a Popsicle at the ER?

Disaster Preparedness Strategies: Will Yours Work?

Captain Bill Simpson, aka The Nautical Prepper, gives advice and resources to prepare yourself for a variety of potential emergencies—from everyday occurrences to doomsday scenarios.

How I “Almost” Killed My Son

A home-cooked meal was on the table and Tarzan was ready to be watched when catastrophe struck.

Help Is on the Way

How do we avoid bystander apathy in an emergency?

What Are You Able to Do?

Drew Diaz says that in an emergency you need to make a conscious choice: either walk towards it or walk away.

Why Pain Is a Wonderful Thing

Don’t kill the messenger: pain is also the source of compassion.

Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

How can practicing Buddhism save you from a burning wreck?

Hyperarousal: Beyond Fight or Flight

In a crisis, your choices are limited, but it’s not as bad as you think.