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Playing with Heart: How N.J. Teen Went From Death’s Door Back to Football Field

Oct 12, 2017

Playing with Heart: How N.J. Teen Went From Death’s Door Back to Football Field

Courtesy of NJ.com - Suddenly, Nick Zahos stopped breathing. His eyes rolled back in his head. His face turned red and sweaty. His throat gurgled as he struggled for air.

Cardiac Arrest Survival Odds May Rise With Public CPR Training

Oct 12, 2017

Cardiac Arrest Survival Odds May Rise With Public CPR Training

Courtesy of Reuters - Training more community members, patients and families to recognize and respond to a cardiac arrest before medical help arrives may help more victims survive, a U.S. study suggests.

Minn. Researchers Look to Genetic Code for Answers Behind Sudden Cardiac Death

Oct 12, 2017

Minn. Researchers Look to Genetic Code for Answers Behind Sudden Cardiac Death

Courtesy of KSTP News - Chris Fischer was just about to start his freshman year of high school when he suffered a sudden cardiac arrest that led to his death.

Low Calcium May Raise Cardiac Arrest Risk By Twofold

Oct 8, 2017

Low Calcium May Raise Cardiac Arrest Risk By Twofold

Courtesy of Gears of Biz - Calcium is best known for its role in bone health, but a new study suggests that its role in heart health should not be overlooked.

Carthage Middle-Schooler Revived on Football Field; Wants to Meet His Lifesavers

Oct 7, 2017

Carthage Middle-Schooler Revived on Football Field; Wants to Meet His Lifesavers

Courtesy of Longview News-Journal - A Carthage middle school football player who collapsed on the field Thursday night in Henderson says he wants to meet the people who saved his life.

BEAT IT – Screening For Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Maltese Adolescents

Oct 7, 2017

BEAT IT – Screening For Sudden Cardiac Arrest In Maltese Adolescents

Courtesy of Independent - A project aimed at preventing sudden cardiac arrest in adolescents was launched at Mrieħel Secondary School, St Theresa College.

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.

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.