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High School Students, Coaches Save Life of Woman in Cardiac Arrest

Nov 16, 2018

High School Students, Coaches Save Life of Woman in Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Fox 10 - Two coaches and two of their young student-athletes were recognized Wednesday for saving a stranger's life.

15-Year-Old Presents Research at Prestigious Science Conference

Nov 15, 2018

15-Year-Old Presents Research at Prestigious Science Conference

Courtesy of The Coeur d'Alene/Post Falls Press - 15-year-old presents research at prestigious science conference

UIndy athlete sharing story of Long QT syndrome diagnosis

Nov 14, 2018

UIndy athlete sharing story of Long QT syndrome diagnosis

Courtesy of INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - An Indianapolis athlete has shared his story of a recent health diagnosis to raise awareness about a rare condition.

2 Basketball Moms Linked Through Tragedy Push For More AEDs in Schools

Nov 13, 2018

2 Basketball Moms Linked Through Tragedy Push For More AEDs in Schools

Courtesy of WGLT - Two basketball mothers who endured the shock of their sons collapsing on the court have very different stories to tell.

CPR Can Save Lives. Here’s How (and When) To Do It.

Nov 13, 2018

CPR Can Save Lives. Here’s How (and When) To Do It.

Courtesy of Popular Science - Over the past decade, CPR has changed. The currently-recommended technique is now incredibly simple, avoids putting your mouth on a stranger’s face (huzzah!), and could double—or triple—the victim’s chances of surviving a cardiac arrest.

Family Pushes for Awareness After Son Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Nov 8, 2018

Family Pushes for Awareness After Son Dies of Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of NBC4 - One Orange County family whose son died of sudden cardiac arrest is now working to raise awareness about AEDs, and save lives in the process.

Did Your Heart Skip A Beat? All About Arrhythmias

Nov 7, 2018

Did Your Heart Skip A Beat? All About Arrhythmias

Courtesy of Asia One.- Arrhythmias can be scary, and it’s important to know exactly what they mean.

Facts to Know About Sudden Cardiac Arrest that Could Save Lives

Oct 30, 2018

Facts to Know About Sudden Cardiac Arrest that Could Save Lives

Courtesy of Loma Linda University Health - Nearly 400,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital each year in the United States, according to the American Heart Association.

Thankful for A ‘Rebirthday’

Oct 25, 2018

Thankful for A ‘Rebirthday’

Courtesy of The Witness - When 16-year-old Stuart Groves suddenly collapsed on an Umhlanga beach during a family holiday last year, his mother feared the worst.

New Medical Partnership Looks into Rare Heart Problems

Oct 12, 2018

New Medical Partnership Looks into Rare Heart Problems

Courtesy of KXAN - There is a new collaboration between Dell Children’s hospital and UT Health Austin — the clinical practice of The Dell Medical School and the University of Texas.

Garfield Teen Recounts Terrifying Moment on Soccer Field

Oct 11, 2018

Garfield Teen Recounts Terrifying Moment on Soccer Field

Courtesy of NorthJersey.com - Gabriela Koziol plays goalie, but when she needed the ultimate save, her Garfield family was there.

6 Warning Signs You May Be About to Go into Cardiac Arrest

Oct 10, 2018

6 Warning Signs You May Be About to Go into Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Reader's Digest - Cardiac arrest is often thought of as coming on suddenly, but research suggests that there are often warning signs.

Squad Goals: Moving the Needle on Sudden Cardiac Arrest Requires a New Model

Oct 1, 2018

Squad Goals: Moving the Needle on Sudden Cardiac Arrest Requires a New Model

Courtesy of OH&S - Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the third-leading cause of death in the United States and, for many reasons, one of the most challenging public health issues for our nation.

Student Dies After Suspected Cardiac Arrest in Gold Coast Classroom

Sep 13, 2018

Student Dies After Suspected Cardiac Arrest in Gold Coast Classroom

Courtesy of News Now - A Gold Coast high school student has died after suffering a "serious medical incident" in class.

Teen Athlete’s Heart Condition Spurs Heart Walk, Free EKGs in Gardens

Sep 13, 2018

Teen Athlete’s Heart Condition Spurs Heart Walk, Free EKGs in Gardens

Courtesy of Palm Beach Post - A Tequesta teen athlete and his family are pushing other parents to get their kids’ hearts checked to detect any conditions that could prove deadly before they take the field.

Heart-Warming Story: AED Saves Fort Myers Youth's Life; Now He's Helping to Teach Others

Sep 10, 2018

Heart-Warming Story: AED Saves Fort Myers Youth's Life; Now He's Helping to Teach Others

Courtesy of News-Press - Last December, Zac needed an automated external defibrillator after he had a cardiac arrest while running with his Cypress Lake Middle School team.

Should More Be Done to Screen Young Athletes for Heart Problems?

Sep 8, 2018

Should More Be Done to Screen Young Athletes for Heart Problems?

Courtesy of The Daily Progress - As the medical reports of North Stafford High football prospects roll in each summer, Wolverines head coach Joe Mangano inevitably sees two or three red flags that warrant further evaluation beyond a routine physical.

Teen's Heart Beats on Through Foundation

Sep 5, 2018

Teen's Heart Beats on Through Foundation

Courtesy of Fox 5 - It's been one year since former Archer High School football standout Nick Blakely died of a heart attack.

Teen Went Into Cardiac Arrest During Spelling Bee

Sep 5, 2018

Teen Went Into Cardiac Arrest During Spelling Bee

Courtesy of Medical Xpress - After correctly spelling the first word given to her at an eighth-grade spelling bee, Emma Baker walked back to her seat, sat down and promptly collapsed onto the shoulder of another young contestant.

Fit But Unhealthy? UBC Study Finds Hidden Heart Disease Risk in Athletes

Sep 1, 2018

Fit But Unhealthy? UBC Study Finds Hidden Heart Disease Risk in Athletes

Courtesy of Global News - You might be fit as a fiddle, but new research from the University of British Columbia has found that a killer daily Fitbit score could actually be hiding some serious health issues.