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Four Schools Participate In Heart Screening

Feb 22, 2017

Four Schools Participate In Heart Screening

Courtesy of Lynden Tribune - Close to 200 local teenagers were screened for potential heart problems at the sixth community Teen Heart Screen held at Meridian High School Feb. 15.

Athletic Trainers' Society Of New Jersey Urges Sports Programs To Prepare Guidelines For Emergency Planning And Management Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Athletics

Feb 21, 2017

Athletic Trainers' Society Of New Jersey Urges Sports Programs To Prepare Guidelines For Emergency Planning And Management Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Athletics

Courtesy of PR Web - Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. In addition, it is a time to prepare your organization for the possibility of a cardiac emergency.

NH Athletic Trainer Saves Basketball Player's Life After Cardiac Arrest

Feb 21, 2017

NH Athletic Trainer Saves Basketball Player's Life After Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of NH1 - An Epping High School athletic trainer saved a young man's life with the help of a bystander at a basketball game Monday.

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Looks For 'Angel Of Mercy'

Feb 21, 2017

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Looks For 'Angel Of Mercy'

Courtesy of Click On Detroit - It was supposed to be a day of football and fun. On Sept. 12, 2009, Notre Dame fan Keith Trost and his daughter, Mary Kate, were at the Big House to watch the Irish take on the Wolverines. A last second touchdown gave Michigan the win, but the real drama was yet to come.

Team Approach To CPR Advocated

Feb 19, 2017

Team Approach To CPR Advocated

Courtesy of The News-Gazette - One minute John Chandler was driving back from the farm bureau feeling just fine. The next thing he remembers was waking up in the hospital.

Chelmsford's Zoll Medical Helping Schools Save Lives With Defibrillator Donations

Feb 19, 2017

Chelmsford's Zoll Medical Helping Schools Save Lives With Defibrillator Donations

Chelmsford-based defibrillator manufacturer Zoll Medical Corp. will help schools meet that requirement by donating one of its AED Plus defibrillators to a school each month until the law goes into effect.

Heart Health Screening Event

Feb 17, 2017

Heart Health Screening Event

Join us for our annual heart screening event to learn your numbers and gain access to valuable heart health information. This is a FREE event.

Brugada Syndrome – All You Need To Know About This Heart Rhythm Disorder

Feb 17, 2017

Brugada Syndrome – All You Need To Know About This Heart Rhythm Disorder

Courtesy of Z News - Medical doctors warned that people with a family history of Brugada Syndrome - a heart rhythm disorder - have 70 percent higher chances of developing the same life threatening problem

High Fat Diet Can Mess With Your Immunity, Leading To Cardiac Arrest

Feb 16, 2017

High Fat Diet Can Mess With Your Immunity, Leading To Cardiac Arrest

It has been known since ages that high-fat diet leads to increase in cholesterol content of the body, which further may lead to heart related problems.

Longmont Fire Team Receives Rare Visit From Cardiac Arrest Survivor

Feb 16, 2017

Longmont Fire Team Receives Rare Visit From Cardiac Arrest Survivor

Courtesy of Times Call Local News - The Hess family — Ben, his wife, Kelly, and their six children — visited Fire Station No. 1 to bring buckets of snacks and express their thanks to the team of first responders who revived him on the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 30.

How Devices In Public Places Can Restart Hearts

Feb 15, 2017

How Devices In Public Places Can Restart Hearts

Courtesy of Sat Press Releases - If cardiac arrest does occur, rapid treatment with a medical device called an automated external defibrillator, or “AED” for short, can be life-saving.

Student Athletes Afraid To Get Screened

Feb 15, 2017

Student Athletes Afraid To Get Screened

Courtesy of The Gleaner - Consultant Cardiologist of the Heart Foundation of Jamaica, Dr Marilyn Lawrence-Wright, says many athletes are shying away from being screened because of the fear that they might be dropped from their teams.

Understanding The Heart: Heart Attack, Sudden Cardiac Arrest And Heart Failure

Feb 15, 2017

Understanding The Heart: Heart Attack, Sudden Cardiac Arrest And Heart Failure

Courtesy of Crozer-Keystone Health System - Not all heart health issues are the same, even though the terminology is frequently used interchangeably by the public and the media.

Yes, Athletes Can Have Heart Disease. No, That Doesn't Mean You Should Stop Exercising

Feb 15, 2017

Yes, Athletes Can Have Heart Disease. No, That Doesn't Mean You Should Stop Exercising

Courtesy of Ottawa Citizen - People who are extremely fit also get heart disease, says leading Ottawa heart doctor Andrew Pipe. But that does not make it less important to stay in shape to remain healthy.

Sturbridge Student Grateful After Defibrillator Used To Save Her Life

Feb 14, 2017

Sturbridge Student Grateful After Defibrillator Used To Save Her Life

Courtesy of CBS Boston - On this Valentine’s Day, a Sturbridge student shared the story about her heart, which stopped two years ago when she went into cardiac arrest.

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Reunite With Responders At Countywide Event

Feb 13, 2017

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Reunite With Responders At Countywide Event

Courtesy of Lompoc Record - It was the day after Mother’s Day 2016 that Sherrie Brummett went through the scariest experience of her life.

Families Push For Lifesaving AEDs In All Schools After Child's Death

Feb 13, 2017

Families Push For Lifesaving AEDs In All Schools After Child's Death

Courtesy of WSB-TV - Families who have lost young children to sudden cardiac arrests say a Georgia law does not go far enough.

Cardiac Arrest Victim Honors OC Fire Authority Paramedics For Saving Her Life

Feb 11, 2017

Cardiac Arrest Victim Honors OC Fire Authority Paramedics For Saving Her Life

Courtesy of ABC 7 - Irvine resident Stephanie Gavshon was reunited with the Orange County Fire Authority paramedics responsible for saving her life after a sudden cardiac arrest six months ago.

I 'Died' Twice And Was In A Coma For Almost A Month But Now I Want To Play Again

Feb 11, 2017

I 'Died' Twice And Was In A Coma For Almost A Month But Now I Want To Play Again

Courtesy of Daily Record - Shepherd suffered a heart attack, cardiac arrest and two strokes last September but his dream of pulling on the gloves again keeps him focused on the road to recovery.

Understand Your Risk For Cardiac Arrest

Feb 10, 2017

Understand Your Risk For Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of the American Heart Association - Cardiac arrest may be caused by almost any known heart condition. Most cardiac arrests occur when the diseased heart's electrical system malfunctions, producing an abnormal rhythm such as ventricular tachycardia or ventricular fibrillation.