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NYPD: Teenage Boy Dies After Collapsing at Basketball Practice in Queens High School

Dec 28, 2018

NYPD: Teenage Boy Dies After Collapsing at Basketball Practice in Queens High School

Courtesy of New York 4 - A 16-year-old Queens boy died suddenly after collapsing during basketball practice Wednesday, leaving his shocked family seeking answers.

Screenings Can Reveal Cardiac Abnormalities in Teens

Dec 27, 2018

Screenings Can Reveal Cardiac Abnormalities in Teens

Courtesy of MRT - More than 300 teenagers, parents, community volunteers, medical technicians and local cardiologists participated in the free teen heart screening Saturday at Midland Memorial Hospital.

UNM IT Pays it Forward with Project Heart Start

Dec 21, 2018

UNM IT Pays it Forward with Project Heart Start

Courtesy of UNM Newsroom - UNM IT pays it forward with Project Heart Start

A Simple Test Can Save a Life: Just Ask Xavier Hendrix

Dec 20, 2018

A Simple Test Can Save a Life: Just Ask Xavier Hendrix

Courtesy of Spectrum News - On the outside, Xavier Hendrix is a normal young man.

Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy’s Entire Student Body, Staff Earn Red Cross CPR Certification

Dec 18, 2018

Vail Ski & Snowboard Academy’s Entire Student Body, Staff Earn Red Cross CPR Certification

Courtesy of Vail Daily - The nation's first public-school sports academy is also the first to certify its entire student body and staff with CPR and defibrillator training.

Coach Saves Player Who Collapses at Practice

Dec 18, 2018

Coach Saves Player Who Collapses at Practice

Courtesy of Grand Haven Tribune - While shooting free throws at basketball practice Thursday, Luke Anhalt collapsed on the court.

A Hands-On Approach to Saving Lives

Dec 13, 2018

A Hands-On Approach to Saving Lives

Courtesy of Advantage - It’s something no parent or family wants to face — the sudden death of a child.

Play for Patrick Event Teaches Families About Heart Health

Dec 12, 2018

Play for Patrick Event Teaches Families About Heart Health

Courtesy of KSTP - Young lives are being saved thanks to the hard work of a family learning to live with a loss of their own.

Student Heart Check Screening Changes - and Saves - Macomb Teen's Life

Dec 11, 2018

Student Heart Check Screening Changes - and Saves - Macomb Teen's Life

Courtesy of Fox 2 - A Macomb teenager felt fine and looked healthy, so he was shocked when a routine screening changed his life.

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