How Not to Faint

The faith of waking is important to covet when you are faced with a life-threatening injury.  An EMT first responder buddy of mine told me about the “fainting effect” that happens when they first arrive on scene.

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Staying Awake while Falling Asleep

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine recently used 39 medical students to test how applying pressure to acupressure stimulation points would either wake up or relax students stuck in all-day lectures.
Points for acupressure stimulation:

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by Steve Gaines

beginning today
the final year of labors…
in three hundred and sixty-five days of tomorrows
I will not come to work

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