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Mother Thankful for Quick Action of Hidden Valley High School Staff Who Saved Her Son's Life

May 4, 2018

Mother Thankful for Quick Action of Hidden Valley High School Staff Who Saved Her Son's Life

Courtesy of The Roanoke Times - When Xavier Callaway collapsed during gym class last month, the staff at Hidden Valley High School sprang into action.

Boy, 8, Collapses and Dies After Soccer Practice

May 2, 2018

Boy, 8, Collapses and Dies After Soccer Practice

Courtesy of People - 8-year-old Caleb Ray went to school, came home to do his homework, changed into his soccer uniform and headed to his first practice of the season. Just a few hours later, he collapsed and died on the field.

Does Your Child's School Have A Life Saving AED on Campus?

May 2, 2018

Does Your Child's School Have A Life Saving AED on Campus?

Courtesy of KSLA - It's a nightmare of a situation most parents and educators may never consider, a student suddenly going into cardiac arrest at school.

iBeat Raises $5.5M as it Gets Ready to Launch its Health Monitor Smartwatch this Summer

May 2, 2018

iBeat Raises $5.5M as it Gets Ready to Launch its Health Monitor Smartwatch this Summer

Courtesy of Vator - The company has developed a wearable to detect cardiac arrest before it happens.

Heart-Stopping Condition Could Come with Warning Signs

May 2, 2018

Heart-Stopping Condition Could Come with Warning Signs

Courtesy of American Heart Association - A heart-stopping condition that causes about half of all cardiovascular-related deaths seems to happen in an instant, with no symptoms.

Sheriff Closes Case of College Student's 2012 Death

May 1, 2018

Sheriff Closes Case of College Student's 2012 Death

Courtesy of The Herald - A central Indiana sheriff's department has closed its investigation into the mysterious 2012 death of a 19-year-old college student.

Free Heart Screening May Have Saved Teen's Life

Apr 30, 2018

Free Heart Screening May Have Saved Teen's Life

Courtesy of Fox 2 - A grandmother had no idea bringing her grandson to a free heart screening was a move that may have saved his life.

Andrews Institute Keeps Pushing Envelope on Preparing for Athletic Emergencies

Apr 27, 2018

Andrews Institute Keeps Pushing Envelope on Preparing for Athletic Emergencies

Courtesy of Pensacola News Journal - The whole point of this, of all the work that gets put in, is to save lives.

Mother of Keen Footballer, 14, Who Suddenly Died in His Sleep Reveals the Horrifying Moment She Found Her Son Dead

Apr 27, 2018

Mother of Keen Footballer, 14, Who Suddenly Died in His Sleep Reveals the Horrifying Moment She Found Her Son Dead

Courtesy of Daily Mail - The mother of a teenager who died in his sleep from a rare heart condition has opened up about the awful moment she discovered him motionless in bed.

His Mind Was Set On A Football Scholarship, But His Heart Won't Let Him Play Anymore

Apr 27, 2018

His Mind Was Set On A Football Scholarship, But His Heart Won't Let Him Play Anymore

Courtesy of DFW Varsity - When he switched positions, from quarterback to cornerback, Brandon Reed learned quickly to cope with no longer having the ball in his hands at all times.

Tennessee High Schools May Get Funding for Defibrillators

Apr 25, 2018

Tennessee High Schools May Get Funding for Defibrillators

Courtesy of Knox News - The state Senate has passed a bill to make sure all high school gymnasiums in the state are equipped with automatic external defibrillators.

Ten-Year Old Ice Skater Jayden Orr 'Died in Seconds'

Apr 24, 2018

Ten-Year Old Ice Skater Jayden Orr 'Died in Seconds'

Courtesy of BBC News - Ten-year-old Jayden Orr was a promising ice skater, training for the British Championships, when he suddenly collapsed on the ice rink.

Why You Should Know CPR, and Where to Learn it for Free

Apr 23, 2018

Why You Should Know CPR, and Where to Learn it for Free

Courtesy of Twin Cities Agenda - Every minute that passes without CPR, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, during cardiac arrest decreases a persons survival rate by 7-10%.

Monday Medical: Take A Class, Know How to Save A Life

Apr 23, 2018

Monday Medical: Take A Class, Know How to Save A Life

Courtesy of Steamboat Today - Saving a life might be easier than you think, but it can take a little preparation.

‘Some Things You Don’t See Coming’: Florida’s Randy Russell Talks Heart Diagnosis, Not Playing Football

Apr 22, 2018

‘Some Things You Don’t See Coming’: Florida’s Randy Russell Talks Heart Diagnosis, Not Playing Football

Courtesy of Florida - Randy Russell, an intriguing safety prospect and early enrollee for the Gators, hadn’t been on campus long when the first indication came that something might be wrong.

How CPR Training Can Save Lives — and Spawn New Friendships

Apr 21, 2018

How CPR Training Can Save Lives — and Spawn New Friendships

Courtesy of Times Colonist - Michael Wojtas says when he rode up the ski lift for his last run at Mount Washington ski resort on Feb. 5, 2016, intuition told him a man slumped over on the hill below was in trouble.

Make Best Use of the "Golden Seconds" After A Cardiac Arrest

Apr 20, 2018

Make Best Use of the "Golden Seconds" After A Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of The Week - Cardiac arrest calls for quick action. It occurs without warning, like a motor coming to a grinding halt.

Principal Meets Emergency Dispatcher Who Helped Save Her Life

Apr 19, 2018

Principal Meets Emergency Dispatcher Who Helped Save Her Life

Courtesy of Good 4 Utah - An elementary school principal met the emergency dispatcher who helped save her life.

Childhood Obesity Greatest Threat to Health of Young People

Apr 18, 2018

Childhood Obesity Greatest Threat to Health of Young People

Courtesy of RTE - The Irish Heart Foundation has described childhood obesity as the greatest single threat to the health of this generation of children and young people.

Young Boy's Life Saved by CPR After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Apr 17, 2018

Young Boy's Life Saved by CPR After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Millenium Post - Timely intervention by doctors saved a 18-year-old boy's life from sudden cardiac arrest.