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Lives Will Be Saved If Feds Follow NJ Lead On Cardiac Bill

Oct 4, 2017

Lives Will Be Saved If Feds Follow NJ Lead On Cardiac Bill

Courtesy of Daily Record - Kittim Sherrod died eight years ago, during a training run near Edison High School, where he was a star on the school football team.

Rep. Pallone Re-Introduces Bill to Curb Sudden Cardiac Death in Students

Oct 3, 2017

Rep. Pallone Re-Introduces Bill to Curb Sudden Cardiac Death in Students

Courtesy of NJ Spotlight - A Garden State congressman is seeking to reduce the number of students killed by sudden cardiac arrest, a leading cause of death in American schools and one that ends the life of a student athlete every three to four days.

3 Lifestyle Changes That Can Lower Your Risk of Cardiac Arrest

Oct 3, 2017

3 Lifestyle Changes That Can Lower Your Risk of Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Men's Health - How can you prevent cardiac arrest from happening to you?

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Explained: The Most Common Cause of Heart Related Death Under the Age of 30

Oct 3, 2017

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Explained: The Most Common Cause of Heart Related Death Under the Age of 30

Courtesy of Gwinnett Citizen - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common inherited cardiac disease and is present in 1 in 500 in the population.

Take the Prevention Promise During Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

Oct 1, 2017

Take the Prevention Promise During Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

Courtesy of Digital Journal - Sudden cardiac arrest in youth can be prevented if we take the time to be prepared.

Lowcountry Heart Walk Participant Says Family Knowing CPR Saved Her Life

Sep 30, 2017

Lowcountry Heart Walk Participant Says Family Knowing CPR Saved Her Life

Courtesy of Live 5 News - As hard as it may be to believe, Meyer died last November. Her heart unexpectedly malfunctioned and stopped beating.

Transplant Survivor Lives Life To The Fullest

Sep 29, 2017

Transplant Survivor Lives Life To The Fullest

Courtesy of IOL - After surviving 25 cardiac arrests and losing a brother to a heart condition, a heart transplant survivor Michelle Luscombe is determined to live her life to the fullest.

SafeBeat Partners With Innovative Mobile Donation App: Coin Up Turning Spare Change Into Meaningful Change.  All-New Platform Helps Nonprofits Effectively Raise Funds And Adopt New Donors

Sep 29, 2017

SafeBeat Partners With Innovative Mobile Donation App: Coin Up Turning Spare Change Into Meaningful Change. All-New Platform Helps Nonprofits Effectively Raise Funds And Adopt New Donors

SafeBeat has joined efforts with Coin Up to offer an innovative and efficient way for nonprofit organizations to raise funds using mobile devices.

Fainting Could Be A Sign of Cardiac Arrest: Manage It Fast 

Sep 29, 2017

Fainting Could Be A Sign of Cardiac Arrest: Manage It Fast 

Courtesy of New Vision - It is common for people to faint and later regain consciousness. But in the worst scenario the fainting episode may be a symptom of a serious underlying disorder that may cause death.

When Should Athletes Undergo A Physical Examination

Sep 28, 2017

When Should Athletes Undergo A Physical Examination

Courtesy of Kokomo Herald - It is recommended that children involved in athletics should undergo physical evaluation before participating in sports, even at a young age.

Tyrone Keys – Reflections on Bucs and Bears Game and the Importance of SafeBeat

Sep 25, 2017

Tyrone Keys – Reflections on Bucs and Bears Game and the Importance of SafeBeat

Mr. Keys says, “From my heart to yours, I say thank you SafeBeat on behalf of the all sports alumni for having the heart to save the hearts of the next generation.”

Teen's Death Prompts Concern Over Cardiac Arrest In Youngsters

Sep 22, 2017

Teen's Death Prompts Concern Over Cardiac Arrest In Youngsters

After doctors said a Fleming Island High School sophomore died from cardiac arrest and irreversible brain damage this week, some parents are concerned and want to know if there are signs to watch for.

Fleming Island Teen Dies After Collapsing In Weight Room

Sep 21, 2017

Fleming Island Teen Dies After Collapsing In Weight Room

Courtesy of News 4 Jax - Two days after a Fleming Island High School sophomore collapsed while working out in the school's weight room, Wolfson Children's Hospital said Ben Johnson died of cardiac arrest and irreversible brain damage.

Holmdel High Lacrosse Player Collapses, Dies During Game At Rutgers

Sep 18, 2017

Holmdel High Lacrosse Player Collapses, Dies During Game At Rutgers

Courtesy of Holmdel Patch - Breaking: The Holmdel High school junior who died Sunday collapsed on the field during a scrimmage at Rutgers University.

College Football Player Dies After Game In Ohio

Sep 17, 2017

College Football Player Dies After Game In Ohio

Courtesy of ABC 2 News - A college football player from the College of Wooster in Ohio died on Sunday, after he was transported to the hospital following a game on Saturday.

Parents Pay Moving Tribute To 'Lovely' Son Who Died After Collapsing Suddenly On Rugby Pitch

Sep 15, 2017

Parents Pay Moving Tribute To 'Lovely' Son Who Died After Collapsing Suddenly On Rugby Pitch

Courtesy of Mirror - Dan Wilkinson was killed by an undiagnosed heart condition - but previous medicals had showed up no issues.

Sudden Death - Can It Be Prevented?

Sep 15, 2017

Sudden Death - Can It Be Prevented?

Courtesy of Switzer Daily - The commonest cause of death in people below the age of 40 is, in fact, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a genetic, excessive thickening of the heart muscle which often, under conditions of stress, such as excessive exercise, emotional stress or the use of legal or illegal drugs, may irritate the heart to the point of cardiac arrest.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Warning Signs, Risk Factors; Simple Steps To Save A Life

Sep 14, 2017

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Warning Signs, Risk Factors; Simple Steps To Save A Life

Courtesy of Times Now - Sudden cardiac arrest is often confused with a heart attack and many people still do not know the difference between these two distinct conditions.

iBeat Partners With Non-Profit SafeBeat To Train Students Across The Nation CPR

Sep 14, 2017

iBeat Partners With Non-Profit SafeBeat To Train Students Across The Nation CPR

Lifesaving watch iBeat partners with SafeBeat, a non-profit that provides free heart screenings for students, to draw awareness to sudden cardiac death in youths and train middle school and high school students CPR.

Teen Of The Week: Cardiac Episode A Life Changer

Sep 13, 2017

Teen Of The Week: Cardiac Episode A Life Changer

Courtesy of The Marietta Times - A frightening episode at the age of 12 could have been fatal for Kate Liston. Thankfully, Kate is now a Warren High School senior using her experience to help other students.