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New Jersey Heroes Honored for Saving Lives

Jun 18, 2018

New Jersey Heroes Honored for Saving Lives

Courtesy of Tap Into - Thirty-eight individuals and organizations in New Jersey were recently honored at the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association 2018 New Jersey American Heartsavers and Stroke Heroes Awards for their life-saving efforts.

Shouts from the Stands: Heart Screenings in High School Athletes

Jun 16, 2018

Shouts from the Stands: Heart Screenings in High School Athletes

Courtesy of Swim Swam - "Heart screenings can ultimately identify heart conditions, and therefore prevent sudden cardiac arrest."

Dumas Named First "Heart Safe" Schools in AR

Jun 13, 2018

Dumas Named First "Heart Safe" Schools in AR

Courtesy of Fox 16 - Students, visitors and employees of Dumas schools have a better chance of surviving a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) after being trained on a new cardiac emergency response plan.

Fainting Spell? It Could be a Sign of Fatal Heart Disease in Youth

Jun 10, 2018

Fainting Spell? It Could be a Sign of Fatal Heart Disease in Youth

Courtesy of CBC - Mayo Clinic pediatric cardiologist advises cardiac screening when a young person faints or has a seizure.

CPR Saves Beaverton Lacrosse Player's Life

Jun 8, 2018

CPR Saves Beaverton Lacrosse Player's Life

Courtesy of KATU - Westview High School sophomore Colby Clay collapsed and nearly died on May 23.

When a Batted Baseball Can Mean Sudden Death for Young Ballplayers

Jun 7, 2018

When a Batted Baseball Can Mean Sudden Death for Young Ballplayers

Courtesy of U.S. News - For young athletes, taking a baseball or hockey puck to the chest can be deadly.

Ohio Nurse Saves Student from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Jun 6, 2018

Ohio Nurse Saves Student from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of EMS World - A high school track coach in Ohio sprung into action when a champion discus and shotput thrower collapsed during a regional championship meet, saving the day with a cool head and portable defibrillator.

CPR-AED Awareness: Husband's CPR Saves Wife; AED Saves Student

Jun 4, 2018

CPR-AED Awareness: Husband's CPR Saves Wife; AED Saves Student

Courtesy of Evanston Patch - Most sudden cardiac arrests outside hospitals are fatal. Less than half of people get immediate CPR, which doubles the rate of survival.

Simon’s Heart—and Ryan’s

Jun 4, 2018

Simon’s Heart—and Ryan’s

Courtesy of The Philadelphia Citizen - Dad Darren Sudman and coach Gabe Infante are both intimately familiar with the pain of losing a young person to heart failure.

Brainerd High Hosts Sportsmanship, AED Training

Jun 2, 2018

Brainerd High Hosts Sportsmanship, AED Training

Courtesy of WRCB - Saturday was a busy day on the court at Brainerd High School for both students and coaches.

Screening Could Detect Heart Disease in Student-Athletes Early

May 31, 2018

Screening Could Detect Heart Disease in Student-Athletes Early

Courtesy of WACH Fox 57 - This doctor's visit is focused on finding a potentially deadly disease that affects 1 in 400 people.

Be Prepared for Summer Safety – Learn CPR

May 31, 2018

Be Prepared for Summer Safety – Learn CPR

Courtesy of Hudson Valley News Network - If your summer safety plan consists of stocking bandages, anti-bacterial spray and sunscreen, you might be missing an important lifesaving tool—CPR.

Matawan High School Basketball Player 'Slowly Recovering' after Sudden Cardiac Arrest

May 31, 2018

Matawan High School Basketball Player 'Slowly Recovering' after Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of App - Darrell Rogers, a 16-year-old sophomore, remains in intensive care at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, according to two of his coaches.

A Parents Guide to First Aid

May 29, 2018

A Parents Guide to First Aid

Courtesy of ACLS - Prevention is the first step that people should take in order to protect their family.

Athlete Marks EMS Week by Thanking Crew that Saved Him

May 29, 2018

Athlete Marks EMS Week by Thanking Crew that Saved Him

Courtesy of News 12 - The Blind Brook basketball player who collapsed on the court last December is marking National EMS Week by thanking the people who saved his life.

First Aid Training for Florida Students Passes in Combined Bill

May 29, 2018

First Aid Training for Florida Students Passes in Combined Bill

Courtesy of Crestview News Bulletin - With the signing of Bill 7055 in March, Gov. Rick Scott made first aid training for Florida students part of state law.

Cardiac Disease in the Young

May 29, 2018

Cardiac Disease in the Young

Courtesy of ACLS - Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term used for all conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels.

Teen Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Football Match

May 28, 2018

Teen Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Football Match

Courtesy of 9 News - A 17-year-old footballer from Adelaide’s north-east is fighting for life in hospital after suffering from a sudden cardiac arrest during a match.

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Thank Escambia County First Responders

May 25, 2018

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Thank Escambia County First Responders

Courtesy of Pensacola News Journal - Casey was one of seven sudden cardiac arrest survivors recognized by Escambia County Emergency Medical Services staff at a ceremony Tuesday at Escambia County Public Safety, where they had an opportunity to meet the people who brought them back to life.

‘Sudden Cardiac Arrests’ Can Happen to Anyone, Even Without Symptoms

May 24, 2018

‘Sudden Cardiac Arrests’ Can Happen to Anyone, Even Without Symptoms

Courtesy of Indian Express - Youngsters suffering cardiac arrests are no more an uncommon affair. Doctors say they come across cases of ‘sudden cardiac arrests’, sometimes, even in 10-year-olds.