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How to Prevent and Prepare for Sports Tragedies

Dec 7, 2018

How to Prevent and Prepare for Sports Tragedies

Courtesy of Iowa KWQC - Although it's highly unlikely a sudden cardiac death happens during a sport, it is something everyone around events should be prepared for and aware of.

Cyclists to have Heart Scans Amid Cardiac Arrest Fears

Dec 5, 2018

Cyclists to have Heart Scans Amid Cardiac Arrest Fears

Courtesy of Sky News - Every rider will have an annual ECG and heart scan to determine if they are at increased risk of suffering sudden cardiac arrest.

AEDs Donated to Mid-Michigan Organizations in Honor of 10-year-old London Eisenbeis

Dec 4, 2018

AEDs Donated to Mid-Michigan Organizations in Honor of 10-year-old London Eisenbeis

Courtesy of Michigan WJRT - After suddenly losing her daughter to a heart condition, Tina Eisenbeis has made it her mission to protect other children from the same fate.

CU Boulder Golfer Grateful Routine Physical Revealed Heart Issue

Nov 28, 2018

CU Boulder Golfer Grateful Routine Physical Revealed Heart Issue

Courtesy of Times-Call - Kelsey Webster started school year with surprise, and a surgery

Why Young People Should Be Wary of High Blood Pressure

Nov 27, 2018

Why Young People Should Be Wary of High Blood Pressure

Courtesy of Pulse - Hypertension is becoming an issue for more young people due to the stresses of modern life and here's how you can help yourself.

New Stats Shows Over 80% of People Think the Government Should Be Doing More to Prevent Sudden Deaths in Young People

Nov 21, 2018

New Stats Shows Over 80% of People Think the Government Should Be Doing More to Prevent Sudden Deaths in Young People

Courtesy of Politics Home - The charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) is calling on the Secretary of State for Health and the UK National Screening Committee to formally acknowledge the scale of young sudden cardiac death (YSCD)

AtlantiCare Helps Seashore Gardens Obtain Automated Difibrillators

Nov 21, 2018

AtlantiCare Helps Seashore Gardens Obtain Automated Difibrillators

Courtesy of The Press of Atlantic City - AtlantiCare presented two automated external defibrillators to Seashore Gardens Living Center through the AtlantiCare Heart Heroes Matching Funds Program.

Thousands More Lives Could Be Saved Each Year If More People Understood Sudden Cardiac Arrest and the Need for Immediate Bystander Intervention

Nov 19, 2018

Thousands More Lives Could Be Saved Each Year If More People Understood Sudden Cardiac Arrest and the Need for Immediate Bystander Intervention

Courtesy PRWeb - A study has found that understanding the critical nature of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) drives bystander action to give CPR and apply an AED—actions that can make the difference between life and death.

Gold Star Mom Donating AEDs to Keep Military Hearts Beating

Nov 16, 2018

Gold Star Mom Donating AEDs to Keep Military Hearts Beating

Courtesy of Q13 Fox - Not a day goes by, Laurie Finlayson doesn't think about her son, David.

High School Students, Coaches Save Life of Woman in Cardiac Arrest

Nov 16, 2018

High School Students, Coaches Save Life of Woman in Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Fox 10 - Two coaches and two of their young student-athletes were recognized Wednesday for saving a stranger's life.

15-Year-Old Presents Research at Prestigious Science Conference

Nov 15, 2018

15-Year-Old Presents Research at Prestigious Science Conference

Courtesy of The Coeur d'Alene/Post Falls Press - 15-year-old presents research at prestigious science conference

UIndy athlete sharing story of Long QT syndrome diagnosis

Nov 14, 2018

UIndy athlete sharing story of Long QT syndrome diagnosis

Courtesy of INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - An Indianapolis athlete has shared his story of a recent health diagnosis to raise awareness about a rare condition.

2 Basketball Moms Linked Through Tragedy Push For More AEDs in Schools

Nov 13, 2018

2 Basketball Moms Linked Through Tragedy Push For More AEDs in Schools

Courtesy of WGLT - Two basketball mothers who endured the shock of their sons collapsing on the court have very different stories to tell.

CPR Can Save Lives. Here’s How (and When) To Do It.

Nov 13, 2018

CPR Can Save Lives. Here’s How (and When) To Do It.

Courtesy of Popular Science - Over the past decade, CPR has changed. The currently-recommended technique is now incredibly simple, avoids putting your mouth on a stranger’s face (huzzah!), and could double—or triple—the victim’s chances of surviving a cardiac arrest.

Family Pushes for Awareness After Son Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Nov 8, 2018

Family Pushes for Awareness After Son Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of NBC4 - One Orange County family whose son died of sudden cardiac arrest is now working to raise awareness about AEDs, and save lives in the process.

Did Your Heart Skip A Beat? All About Arrhythmias

Nov 7, 2018

Did Your Heart Skip A Beat? All About Arrhythmias

Courtesy of Asia One.- Arrhythmias can be scary, and it’s important to know exactly what they mean.

Facts to Know About Sudden Cardiac Arrest that Could Save Lives

Oct 30, 2018

Facts to Know About Sudden Cardiac Arrest that Could Save Lives

Courtesy of Loma Linda University Health - Nearly 400,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital each year in the United States, according to the American Heart Association.

Thankful for A ‘Rebirthday’

Oct 25, 2018

Thankful for A ‘Rebirthday’

Courtesy of The Witness - When 16-year-old Stuart Groves suddenly collapsed on an Umhlanga beach during a family holiday last year, his mother feared the worst.

New Medical Partnership Looks into Rare Heart Problems

Oct 12, 2018

New Medical Partnership Looks into Rare Heart Problems

Courtesy of KXAN - There is a new collaboration between Dell Children’s hospital and UT Health Austin — the clinical practice of The Dell Medical School and the University of Texas.

Garfield Teen Recounts Terrifying Moment on Soccer Field

Oct 11, 2018

Garfield Teen Recounts Terrifying Moment on Soccer Field

Courtesy of NorthJersey.com - Gabriela Koziol plays goalie, but when she needed the ultimate save, her Garfield family was there.