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Team Effort, AED Saves Teen In Cardiac Arrest

Dec 20, 2016

Team Effort, AED Saves Teen In Cardiac Arrest

ST. LOUIS (WJRT) - (12/20/16) - Just in time for Christmas, a Mid-Michigan family has a lot to be thankful for.

Sudden death of TV icon serves as reminder to know heart attack risks

Dec 19, 2016

Sudden death of TV icon serves as reminder to know heart attack risks

From WDBJ7 News, Roanoke, VA - on the sudden death of Alan Thicke from sudden cardiac arrest that shocked Hollywood and fans across the country

'CPR Training For Children Should Be Compulsory. This Can Save Lives'

Dec 19, 2016

'CPR Training For Children Should Be Compulsory. This Can Save Lives'

In the UK around 270 children die every year of sudden cardiac death. They may have survived if CPR had been started earlier or a correct technique used.

Jogger given CPR by passers-by after suffering a cardiac arrest

Dec 18, 2016

Jogger given CPR by passers-by after suffering a cardiac arrest

Runner James Bailey has thanked strangers who saved his life when he collapsed after a sudden cardiac arrest. The 33-year-old's heart stopped beating when he was just a mile into his run, on Newcastle Road in Congleton. Read more at http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/jogger-given-cpr-by-passers-by-after-suffering-a-cardiac-arrest/story-29992570-detail/story.html#1xWlZkSKpdd0XUbe.99

Seniors Learn To Be Heart Smart

Dec 18, 2016

Seniors Learn To Be Heart Smart

Through Senior Circle, a wellness program offered by Western Arizona Regional Medical Center, seniors participate in a variety of activities including health classes. The December Lunch ’N’ Learn topic was cardiopulmonary resuscitation — commonly known as CPR.

Short-term Sleep Deprivation Can Increase Heart Disease Risk

Dec 16, 2016

Short-term Sleep Deprivation Can Increase Heart Disease Risk

Short-term sleep deprivation can raise the risk of heart disease. The study focused on those individuals working in emergency jobs such as firefighters or paramedics. Extreme fatigue is known to affect mental and physical abilities, but the researchers wanted to assess its impact on heart health, too.

Lifestyler: 10 Heart Healthy Foods

Dec 16, 2016

Lifestyler: 10 Heart Healthy Foods

Cardiovascular exercise is vital for your health, but there are other things that are also important. A healthy, balanced diet is one of them and there are certain foods that specifically benefit your heart.

Here's How To Keep Your Heart Healthy All Year Round

Dec 16, 2016

Here's How To Keep Your Heart Healthy All Year Round

With the Christmas holiday almost upon us we find ourselves running around planning for the festivities and buying presents. However, stop for a moment and take a little time to think about yourself.

St. Louis teen resuscitated after Heart attack at hoops practice

Dec 16, 2016

St. Louis teen resuscitated after Heart attack at hoops practice

Maverick Giles was practicing with teammates just before 7 p.m. on Dec. 9 when his heart went into arrest and he stopped breathing, St. Louis Police Chief Richard Ramereiz said in a press release Friday.

Race Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Dec 16, 2016

Race Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Dr Leslie Tay, a consultant interventional cardiologist with Fullerton Health, gives HR practitioners advice for educating their colleagues on reducing the risk of sudden cardiac arrest during sporting events.

Alan Thicke's Sudden Death Prompts A Heart Health Warning

Dec 15, 2016

Alan Thicke's Sudden Death Prompts A Heart Health Warning

The tragic and sudden death of Canadian entertainer Alan Thicke has prompted a reminder about heart health from a Windsor doctor.

Holiday Health Hazards: How To Stay Safe This Season

Dec 15, 2016

Holiday Health Hazards: How To Stay Safe This Season

Holiday traditions are supposed to make you feel all warm and cozy and happy inside, but sometimes they can take an ugly turn — something emergency room physicians know all too well.

Warren Central School Students Take 'A Walk In The Heart'

Dec 14, 2016

Warren Central School Students Take 'A Walk In The Heart'

WARREN TWP. - Central School fourth grade students recently took a walk through a giant inflatable heart at Overlook Hospital in Summit, part of a health and fitness unit that focused on various aspects of keeping the heart healthy.

Prevention, Exercise Among Key Steps To Keep Your Heart Healthy

Dec 14, 2016

Prevention, Exercise Among Key Steps To Keep Your Heart Healthy

In national and local news, two men recently died sudden deaths because of heart issues. Alan Thicke had a heart attack while playing hockey with is son and 26-year-old Jorre McMahan, Hampton High's Assistant Football Coach, was running drills with his team when he collapsed on the field.

Wanna Improve Your Heart Health? Go A Little Nuts!

Dec 8, 2016

Wanna Improve Your Heart Health? Go A Little Nuts!

While there is certainly evidence that eating more nuts can be food for you (in general, as part of a more organic, whole foods, natural diet as a whole), study co-author Dagfinn Aune said that it is surprising just how little you have to actually eat to get these benefits.

Des Plaines Gymnast's Heart Defect Discovered in Time

Dec 7, 2016

Des Plaines Gymnast's Heart Defect Discovered in Time

Maine West High School sophomore gymnast Rayna Davis had heart surgery after a routine sports physical detected a heart murmur, which turned out to be a hole in one of her ventricles. She has since returned to competition.

Don't Let The Holidays Hurt Your Heart

Dec 6, 2016

Don't Let The Holidays Hurt Your Heart

The holidays are to supposed to make your heart "skip a beat," but if your heart actually does beat irregularly, you may want to pay special attention.

Know the signs What is Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome in adults and children, what causes it and what are the symptoms?

Nov 30, 2016

Know the signs What is Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome in adults and children, what causes it and what are the symptoms?

SUDDEN Arrhythmic Death Syndrome can strike both adults and children at any moment but what else do we know about the fatal condition?

Two Utica Community Schools in Sterling Heights were named HEARTSafe schools

Nov 17, 2016

Two Utica Community Schools in Sterling Heights were named HEARTSafe schools

Two Utica Community Schools high schools received MIHEARTSafe status for committing to prepare for any cardiac emergencies.

Pagosa Springs Medical Center EMS Educates Students and Staff

Nov 10, 2016

Pagosa Springs Medical Center EMS Educates Students and Staff

Pagosa Springs Medical Center EMS recently completed two different outreach events with the Archuleta School District to help educate students and staff on what to do in the event of emergency.