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To Your Health: A Few Tips For Emergency Situations That Can Save Lives

Aug 8, 2017

To Your Health: A Few Tips For Emergency Situations That Can Save Lives

Courtesy of Times Leader - Knowing the basics of first-aid can help you treat simple injuries and even keep your loved ones safe and stable during more serious emergencies.

The Issue Of Sudden Death In Soccer And How To Counter It

Aug 8, 2017

The Issue Of Sudden Death In Soccer And How To Counter It

Courtesy of Soccity - It happened again—a young player, vivacious and promising, suddenly collapsed—on the soccer field.

Murray Center Treating Rare Heart Condition Designated As One Of A Kind In Intermountain West

Aug 6, 2017

Murray Center Treating Rare Heart Condition Designated As One Of A Kind In Intermountain West

Courtesy of Deseret News - Orem City Councilman Mark Seastrand likes to keep a good sense of humor about the profound heart health problems he has overcome.

Top 6 Myths About Heart Disease Debunked

Aug 6, 2017

Top 6 Myths About Heart Disease Debunked

Courtesy of Asia One - It is a common misconception that heart disease only affects the elderly. This belief couldn't be more wrong - coronary artery disease does affect people in their twenties.

Training, Quick Response Saved THS Student

Aug 5, 2017

Training, Quick Response Saved THS Student

Courtesy of TDT News - “A kid ran in and said ‘Scrubs, we need you on the field,’” athletic trainer Windee Skrabanek remembered.

How Two ‘Heart Sisters’ Helped Each Other Heal

Aug 4, 2017

How Two ‘Heart Sisters’ Helped Each Other Heal

Courtesy of Michigan Health - Bonded by similar journeys, two strangers with congenital heart defects form a special friendship that has withstood the ups and downs of life.

Lindsay's Law Teaches Students, Parents, Coaches About The Signs Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Aug 1, 2017

Lindsay's Law Teaches Students, Parents, Coaches About The Signs Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of News 5 Cleveland - A new law in Ohio aims to protect student athletes from a life-threatening condition.

CPR Can Make The Difference Between Life And Death

Jul 31, 2017

CPR Can Make The Difference Between Life And Death

Courtesy of EconoTimes - When a serious accident or medical emergency happens, having someone there who knows first aid and CPR could mean the difference between life and death for the victim.

Our Opinion: In Sports, Safety First

Jul 29, 2017

Our Opinion: In Sports, Safety First

Courtesy of News & Record - “Fall” sports are just around the corner, which means high school coaches and athletics directors should be thinking not just about W’s but three H’s: Hearts, heads and heat.

Call For Heart Screening In Schools After Six Young People Found With Defects

Jul 27, 2017

Call For Heart Screening In Schools After Six Young People Found With Defects

Courtesy of Herald Scotland - CAMPAIGNERS are calling for routine cardiac screening in Scottish secondary schools after six young people in Dundee and Perth were referred to their doctor with previously unknown heart conditions after undergoing scans funded by a local charity.

Those With Dutch Ancestry More Vulnerable To Deadly Genetic Heart Disorder

Jul 27, 2017

Those With Dutch Ancestry More Vulnerable To Deadly Genetic Heart Disorder

Courtesy of M Live - West Michigan, a region settled by immigrants from the Netherlands, has thousands of residents of Dutch descent who are vulnerable to a potentially deadly genetic heart disorder, likely tied to a common ancestor.

College Student Makes Amazing Recovery After Severe Brain Damage

Jul 26, 2017

College Student Makes Amazing Recovery After Severe Brain Damage

Courtesy of KTRE - It was just a typical Saturday for a young, college student, playing a pick-up game of football, with his friends. But, 20 year old, Stephen Mask's life completely changed in a matter of seconds.

Suburban Footballer Kadel Key Alive And Kicking After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

Jul 23, 2017

Suburban Footballer Kadel Key Alive And Kicking After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Herald Sun - KADEL Key had lined up to smother a set shot during a suburban footy game when the lights went out.

Teen Athletes, Tell Your Doctor About Family Heart Issues. It Could Save Your Life

Jul 23, 2017

Teen Athletes, Tell Your Doctor About Family Heart Issues. It Could Save Your Life

Courtesy of Miami Herald - Rowing was his life. Every day after school at 4 p.m., Gianluca Iacono headed to Key Biscayne for practice.

A Rugby-Mad Teen Has Had To Give Up The Game – Because Playing It Could Kill Him

Jul 22, 2017

A Rugby-Mad Teen Has Had To Give Up The Game – Because Playing It Could Kill Him

Courtesy of Wales Online - Frank Arentz has been told he could die if his heart rate rises above 180 beats per minute.

He Has The Heart Of A Champion

Jul 22, 2017

He Has The Heart Of A Champion

Courtesy of News Hub - “A poster child for chronic disease.” That’s how Dylan Deem, 25, once described himself. But there’s more – he’s an award-winning athlete, he’s a college graduate, he’s an author . . . he’s a survivor.

Energy Drinks Don’t Belong In A Kid’s Diet, Experts Say

Jul 21, 2017

Energy Drinks Don’t Belong In A Kid’s Diet, Experts Say

Courtesy of Miami Herald - In April, a 16-year-old South Carolina high school student drank a McDonald’s latte, a large Mountain Dew and a 16-ounce energy drink in a span of about two hours. He passed out in art class, and by the time the dismissal bell rang at school that day, he was dead.

Only Five Percent Survive. I’m One Of The Five Percent

Jul 21, 2017

Only Five Percent Survive. I’m One Of The Five Percent

Courtesy of KSOO - On Thursday, May 18 a little past three in the afternoon my life changed. Forever. That morning was just like any other morning.

Know More About Young Heart Attacks And Death

Jul 20, 2017

Know More About Young Heart Attacks And Death

Courtesy of E-Vartha - Heart attack is often thought as a disease of the elderly population and many times neglected by youngsters.

Back-To-School Protection From The Leading Cause Of Death On Campus

Jul 20, 2017

Back-To-School Protection From The Leading Cause Of Death On Campus

Courtesy of Digital Journal - Cardiac risk assessments and heart screenings are not a standard part of well-child checkups or pre-participation physical examinations  – even though the first symptom of sudden cardiac arrest is often death for thousands of kids.