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Lawmakers OK Montigny's School Defibrillator Bill; Send To Gov

Jan 3, 2017

Lawmakers OK Montigny's School Defibrillator Bill; Send To Gov

BOSTON - Every school in Massachusetts would need to have automated external defibrillators on site by July 2018, under a bill championed by SouthCoast Sen. Mark Montigny that passed the state Legislature Tuesday.

Heart-Healthy Foods For The Year Ahead

Jan 3, 2017

Heart-Healthy Foods For The Year Ahead

Courtesy of West Plains Daily Quill - According to the National Center for Health Statistics, heart disease is the leading causing of death in both men and women.

Five Heart Healthy Resolutions For 2017

Jan 2, 2017

Five Heart Healthy Resolutions For 2017

The New Year is a perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months and assess what habits you want to take with you, and what you want to leave behind. Yes, resolutions can both feel and be hard to keep, but they don't have to be.

Michigan Students Will Learn To Save Lives With CPR Training

Jan 2, 2017

Michigan Students Will Learn To Save Lives With CPR Training

Courtesy of WZZM 13 - Cindy Kuhn's son is alive because his best friend learned how to perform CPR during health classes at Novi High School.

Screening To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death In Young Athletes

Jan 1, 2017

Screening To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death In Young Athletes

In an effort to limit the sudden death of otherwise healthy young individuals, the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends standardized preparticipation screening of high school athletes entailing a 12-step process evaluating symptoms, family history, and a tailored physical exam.

Big Sky Ski Patrol Thanked For Saving Son’s Life

Dec 31, 2016

Big Sky Ski Patrol Thanked For Saving Son’s Life

Courtesy of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle - On Dec. 7, 2016, my 28-year-old son Nich was snow boarding at Big Sky Resort. As he was coming off a lift, he collapsed due to what is called “sudden cardiac death.“′

Wearable ECGs Could Reduce Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Dec 30, 2016

Wearable ECGs Could Reduce Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Elation quickly turned to grief in September 2010 when Oregon high school football star Hayward Demison scored a touchdown, then immediately fell to the ground, dead from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).1

Immediate Action Is Critical To Surviving Cardiac Arrest

Dec 30, 2016

Immediate Action Is Critical To Surviving Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, a national nonprofit based in Pittsburgh, is a lean, effective organization that works relentlessly to raise awareness about sudden cardiac arrest and help save lives.

Class X Student Dies Of Cardiac Arrest While Playing Basketball

Dec 30, 2016

Class X Student Dies Of Cardiac Arrest While Playing Basketball

SURAT: A 16-year-old boy student of class X died of cardiac arrest while playing basketball in his school on Dumas Road.

Your Heart Needs Special Care During Winters – Follow These Five Tips!

Dec 27, 2016

Your Heart Needs Special Care During Winters – Follow These Five Tips!

New Delhi: Numerous researches and experts have labeled winter as the most crucial season for those who suffer from heart ailments.

What Are Heart Failure, Heart Attack And Cardiac Arrest?

Dec 26, 2016

What Are Heart Failure, Heart Attack And Cardiac Arrest?

Courtesy of Fox 31 Denver - Typically, heart failure refers to the heart not working optimally but it can be treated. It does not mean the heart has stopped functioning completely, though in some cases it leads to that.

Eat.Move.Connect. Tip: 4 Simple Steps Toward Better Heart Health

Dec 26, 2016

Eat.Move.Connect. Tip: 4 Simple Steps Toward Better Heart Health

A daily choice is small, like a pebble. But like pebbles, when you keep reaching for the same choices, they can amass into something significant.

Chances Of Cardiac Arrest Patients’ Survival Increase With On-Scene CPR, Report

Dec 26, 2016

Chances Of Cardiac Arrest Patients’ Survival Increase With On-Scene CPR, Report

Courtesy of Latinos Health - Cardiac arrest patients can be saved from danger and their survival rate can be increased with a simple tactic and that is to supply them CPR procedure as soon as possible. The key is to let the patient stay where he is.

UAE Gives A Health Check To Youth With Heart Disease On The Rise

Dec 25, 2016

UAE Gives A Health Check To Youth With Heart Disease On The Rise

A group of Emirati cardiologists have launched a campaign to promote early detection of heart disease in young people as part of Weqaya, an ongoing national health awareness effort.

Pitman senior receives best Christmas present – a heartbeat

Dec 24, 2016

Pitman senior receives best Christmas present – a heartbeat

Zylstra’s heart stopped beating during the first day of basketball season Nov. 7. He suffered ventricular fibrillation, the most serious cardiac rhythm disturbance, 15 minutes into the opening practice. He had about a 1-in-10 chance to survive. Story courtesy of Modesto Bee

Milford Boys Basketball Teams Undergo Heart Screening

Dec 23, 2016

Milford Boys Basketball Teams Undergo Heart Screening

Milford High School’s boys basketball players scored a win for their health Dec. 21 by undergoing a series of cardiac tests at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.

New Measures Aim To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

Dec 22, 2016

New Measures Aim To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

A new set of clinical performance and quality measures from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology (AHA/ACC) aims to prevent sudden cardiac death (SCD).

Young Hockey Star Makes Miraculous Recovery After Cardiac Arrest In Arizona

Dec 21, 2016

Young Hockey Star Makes Miraculous Recovery After Cardiac Arrest In Arizona

The beloved 26-year-old former Vancouver Giants player who is considered a top player in the AHL, collapsed Nov. 19 during a game against the Manitoba Moose.

Ten Measures For The Prevention Of Sudden Cardiac Death

Dec 21, 2016

Ten Measures For The Prevention Of Sudden Cardiac Death

A new report from the American Heart Association presents 10 quality and performance measures that are intended to help stakeholders in the effort to prevent sudden cardiac death.

Tips for avoiding heart disease

Dec 20, 2016

Tips for avoiding heart disease

You don't have to make big changes to improve your heart health. Even small, basic steps can have dramatic effects.