Sep 5, 2018
Courtesy of Medical Xpress - After correctly spelling the first word given to her at an eighth-grade spelling bee, Emma Baker walked back to her seat, sat down and promptly collapsed onto the shoulder of another young contestant.
Sep 1, 2018
Courtesy of Global News - You might be fit as a fiddle, but new research from the University of British Columbia has found that a killer daily Fitbit score could actually be hiding some serious health issues.
Aug 30, 2018
Courtesy of Yankton Daily - Kipp Kinsley ran the good race — not just in track and cross country, but also in life. He was moving this fall to New Hampshire for a career as a professional triathlete with the Nor’Easter team. Those plans ended abruptly Sunday, when he passed away at his home west of Yankton.
Aug 29, 2018
Courtesy of KIRO 7 - Andrei Whyte, a 15-year-old cross country runner from Ballard High School, looks like the picture of health. But he was running with a ticking time bomb in his heart.
Aug 29, 2018
Courtesy of Gators Territory - Randy Russell did not imagine his college football career would end before it even started.
Aug 28, 2018
Courtesy of Oklahoma News 4 - To the outside world, Sean was a typical 10-year-old boy. “He was a happy kid, loved sports,” Martha Lopez-Anderson, Sean’s mother, said.
Aug 27, 2018
Courtesy of Bangor Daily News - The fatal collapse of a University of Maine football player during a workout in July was the result of a rare medical tragedy that is the No. 1 nontraumatic cause of death in college athletes.
Aug 23, 2018
Courtesy of ABC 13 - 13-year-old middle school student has died after experiencing a medical emergency and becoming unresponsive during football practice.
Aug 21, 2018
Courtesy of TDT News - Schools are going to reopen in the next couple of weeks, but are your young athletes ready for sports?
Aug 20, 2018
Courtesy of Harvard Health Publishing - Q. A friend was just diagnosed with cardiomyopathy. What causes this problem, and what is the prognosis?
Aug 20, 2018
Courtesy of Fox 5 - Drury University and Evangel University have partnered with Cox Health to take preventative measures to ensure their athletes are completely healthy before their big games by implementing EKG testing during physicals.
Aug 18, 2018
Courtesy of WXII 12 - Rare, but life-threatening. Doctors have a warning for parents as kids kick-off the Fall sports season.
Aug 17, 2018
Courtesy of App - In May, during a club-team practice, Rogers suffered sudden cardiac arrest. He collapsed and stopped breathing.
Aug 16, 2018
Courtesy of WTXL - Leon County School Board approved allowing all 6th graders to get heart screenings at a meeting this week and the moms in town tell WTXL they are excited about that.
Aug 15, 2018
Courtesy of Komo News - SCA is the leading case of sudden death in young athletes. It results from structural or electrical heart problems that often go undetected.
Aug 14, 2018
Courtesy of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Every year, more than 2,000 children and teens die in the U.S. from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).
Aug 13, 2018
Courtesy of WSAZ - Safety on the ball field is a top priority for parents when their children head out for practice or a game.
Aug 8, 2018
Courtesy of Independent - A study conducted by St George's University in London analysed more than 11,000 players over a 10-year period from the ages of 16-17, of which eight died during exercise.
Aug 8, 2018
Courtesy of Q13 Fox - One mom is looking for answers after her son died following a Federal Way football practice.
Aug 3, 2018
Courtesy of Bellville News-Democrat - Holthaus, who played baseball and football during his time as a bulldog, suddenly passed away five months after his high school graduation.