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Farmington Teacher On Mission Of Passion To Teach Public CPR Class

Aug 13, 2017

Farmington Teacher On Mission Of Passion To Teach Public CPR Class

Courtesy of Republican Eagle - Living through a life-altering health scare turned into a beacon of life for one Rosemount family.

Champion Libby Raises Awareness Of Disease By Running In Memory Of Young Swimmer

Aug 13, 2017

Champion Libby Raises Awareness Of Disease By Running In Memory Of Young Swimmer

Courtesy of The Courier Mail - Eloise was 15 when she suffered a sudden cardiac arrest in 2013 and died in her sleep.

600-Plus Children And Teens Now Have Type 2 Diabetes As Cases Soar

Aug 12, 2017

600-Plus Children And Teens Now Have Type 2 Diabetes As Cases Soar

Courtesy of The Telegraph - The number of children and teenagers with Type 2 diabetes has risen 14 per cent in a single year amid a “hugely disturbing trend” in youth obesity.

Staff Give CPR After Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest At Exeter Gym

Aug 12, 2017

Staff Give CPR After Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest At Exeter Gym

Courtesy of Devon Live - The experience of staff and the use of a defibrillator helped save the life of a man who suffered a heart attack and fell down a set of stairs at a city gym.

Rules Seek To Educate Parents, Young Athletes On Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Aug 11, 2017

Rules Seek To Educate Parents, Young Athletes On Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch - It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: to watch from the stands as your otherwise-healthy child collapses on the athletic field and does not get back up.

Diagnostic Tests For Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Aug 11, 2017

Diagnostic Tests For Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Courtesy of News Medical - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a genetic heart condition where the heart muscles become thickened and stiff, making it difficult for the heart to pump blood around the body effectively.

Why Defibrillators Are So Essential In Sport

Aug 11, 2017

Why Defibrillators Are So Essential In Sport

Courtesy of Inside Sport - It’s always traumatic when an athlete suffers a cardiac arrest. Sporting clubs have to be prepared for it.

Healthy Living: Coronary Artery Disease Is A Hidden Danger For Kids

Aug 11, 2017

Healthy Living: Coronary Artery Disease Is A Hidden Danger For Kids

Courtesy of WCPO - It's a condition you don't normally associate with kids. But it's the second leading cause of high school athletes collapsing on the field.

Mechanism Behind Sudden Cardiac Deaths In Sports Uncovered

Aug 10, 2017

Mechanism Behind Sudden Cardiac Deaths In Sports Uncovered

Courtesy of Medical Xpress - Researchers have worked out the mechanism behind sudden cardiac deaths that follow a hard blow to the chest.

Sports Study: High School Athletes Not Being Fully Protected

Aug 9, 2017

Sports Study: High School Athletes Not Being Fully Protected

Courtesy of Wane - A high school sports study conducted by the Korey Stringer Institute shows that many individual states are not fully implementing key safety guidelines to protect athletes from potentially life-threatening conditions, including heat stroke.

How Can I Live A Healthier, Longer Life Despite Heart Disease?

Aug 9, 2017

How Can I Live A Healthier, Longer Life Despite Heart Disease?

Courtesy of The Nation - Perhaps you have a heart disease, perhaps you don’t, perhaps a close relative or a friend does – don’t panic. Anyone can live a healthier, longer life despite heart disease.

Jack Essner's Story Of Survival

Aug 9, 2017

Jack Essner's Story Of Survival

Courtesy of KFVS - Whether you believe in miracles, good fortune or good timing...there's no denying that at least one of those things came into play on August 8 of last year.

To Your Health: A Few Tips For Emergency Situations That Can Save Lives

Aug 8, 2017

To Your Health: A Few Tips For Emergency Situations That Can Save Lives

Courtesy of Times Leader - Knowing the basics of first-aid can help you treat simple injuries and even keep your loved ones safe and stable during more serious emergencies.

The Issue Of Sudden Death In Soccer And How To Counter It

Aug 8, 2017

The Issue Of Sudden Death In Soccer And How To Counter It

Courtesy of Soccity - It happened again—a young player, vivacious and promising, suddenly collapsed—on the soccer field.

Triathlete Dies In Ironman's Swim Leg

Aug 7, 2017

Triathlete Dies In Ironman's Swim Leg

Courtesy of SunStar - A SERIES of “unfortunate” events that included the death of a triathlete, injuries and a power failure marked the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines yesterday.

Murray Center Treating Rare Heart Condition Designated As One Of A Kind In Intermountain West

Aug 6, 2017

Murray Center Treating Rare Heart Condition Designated As One Of A Kind In Intermountain West

Courtesy of Deseret News - Orem City Councilman Mark Seastrand likes to keep a good sense of humor about the profound heart health problems he has overcome.

Top 6 Myths About Heart Disease Debunked

Aug 6, 2017

Top 6 Myths About Heart Disease Debunked

Courtesy of Asia One - It is a common misconception that heart disease only affects the elderly. This belief couldn't be more wrong - coronary artery disease does affect people in their twenties.

Training, Quick Response Saved THS Student

Aug 5, 2017

Training, Quick Response Saved THS Student

Courtesy of TDT News - “A kid ran in and said ‘Scrubs, we need you on the field,’” athletic trainer Windee Skrabanek remembered.

How Two ‘Heart Sisters’ Helped Each Other Heal

Aug 4, 2017

How Two ‘Heart Sisters’ Helped Each Other Heal

Courtesy of Michigan Health - Bonded by similar journeys, two strangers with congenital heart defects form a special friendship that has withstood the ups and downs of life.

Lindsay's Law Teaches Students, Parents, Coaches About The Signs Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Aug 1, 2017

Lindsay's Law Teaches Students, Parents, Coaches About The Signs Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of News 5 Cleveland - A new law in Ohio aims to protect student athletes from a life-threatening condition.