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Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Is Your School Prepared?

Aug 2, 2018

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Is Your School Prepared?

Courtesy of The Seattle Times - In 2018, there is no excuse for not having a formal, practiced response plan for SCA at your school, including on-site (indoor and outdoor) AEDs that allow retrieval and application within three minutes of someone’s collapse.

Heart Arrhythmia: Signs that Indicate Serious Cardiac Health Problems

Jul 30, 2018

Heart Arrhythmia: Signs that Indicate Serious Cardiac Health Problems

Courtesy of The Health Site - Signs of heart arrhythmia that you should not miss.

What Are the Different Types of Arrhythmias?

Jul 26, 2018

What Are the Different Types of Arrhythmias?

Courtesy of Bel Marra Health - Essentially, the arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of your heartbeat. Many different factors can affect heart rhythm and bring about the different types of arrhythmias.

Federal Way Football Player’s Passes from Heart Condition

Jul 25, 2018

Federal Way Football Player’s Passes from Heart Condition

Courtesy of Q13 Fox - The Federal Way School District says the football player died after participating in a summer conditioning workout.

Federal Way Mourns Loss of Football Player Who Died After Workout

Jul 25, 2018

Federal Way Mourns Loss of Football Player Who Died After Workout

Courtesy of Seattle Times - The medical examiner said Wednesday that Harris died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at the end of a workout on Tuesday.

Local Basketball Player Who Collapsed on Court Raises Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Jul 21, 2018

Local Basketball Player Who Collapsed on Court Raises Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of WSOC TV - Omar Carter is using that life-changing moment to raise awareness for sudden cardiac arrest.

The Importance of Bystander CPR

Jul 17, 2018

The Importance of Bystander CPR

Courtesy of Harvard Health - This newer way to perform CPR is easier than the traditional method, and it's saving lives.

What Is Brugada Syndrome, Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

Jul 13, 2018

What Is Brugada Syndrome, Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

Courtesy of eHealth - Brugada syndrome is a heart rhythm disorder.

iBeat Heart Watch Now Shipping

Jul 11, 2018

iBeat Heart Watch Now Shipping

Courtesy of iBeat - Medical alert disruptor, iBeat ships its Heart Watch to 11,000+ pre-order customers and is now available for purchase.

Sudden Cardiac Death: The Silent Killer

Jul 11, 2018

Sudden Cardiac Death: The Silent Killer

Courtesy of My Arklamiss - They run, they sweat, they play ball, but one out of every 54,000 NCAA athletes a year fall victim to an unexpected illness. Sudden cardiac death also known as SCD.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Can Affect Anyone

Jul 2, 2018

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Can Affect Anyone

Courtesy of Midland Daily News - Cardiomyopathy is a term that encompasses several types of heart disease.

Movie Night Raises Funds for Cardiac-Death Awareness in Tucson Girl's Memory

Jul 2, 2018

Movie Night Raises Funds for Cardiac-Death Awareness in Tucson Girl's Memory

Courtesy of Tucson - Andra Dalrymple wanted to save the world by her 16th birthday. After she succumbed to sudden cardiac death at age 12, Andra’s family made a plan to bring her dream to fruition one heart at a time through the Andra Heart Foundation.

Overcoming Tragedy, Owen Toland Displays His Heart of Gold and Shines Athletically at Lincoln-Sudbury His Senior Year

Jun 30, 2018

Overcoming Tragedy, Owen Toland Displays His Heart of Gold and Shines Athletically at Lincoln-Sudbury His Senior Year

Courtesy of Wicked Local - Following the sudden death of his father from a rare heart infection on Christmas Day of 2012, Owen Toland soon endured his own battle with a heart defect.

Genetic Heart Disease Ends Career of NCAA Football Player

Jun 28, 2018

Genetic Heart Disease Ends Career of NCAA Football Player

Courtesy of The Wild Card - Nana Asiedu was expected to be one of the key contributors to Penn State football this fall, but the true freshman has announced that his football career is now over.

McLaren Flint Hospital Nurse Saves Man's Life on Airplane

Jun 27, 2018

McLaren Flint Hospital Nurse Saves Man's Life on Airplane

Courtesy of ABC 12 - A nurse at McLaren Flint hospital helped save the life of a man in cardiac arrest aboard an airliner in Detroit.

Heart Disease In Children: Everything You Need To Know

Jun 27, 2018

Heart Disease In Children: Everything You Need To Know

Courtesy of NDTV - Heart diseases, to most people, are a problem of the elderly. Infants and adolescents seem to be safe from these ailments. Heart diseases in children are more common than you know!

Tributes Paid to Irish Youth Footballer After Shocking Sudden Death

Jun 27, 2018

Tributes Paid to Irish Youth Footballer After Shocking Sudden Death

Courtesy of The Irish Post - Tributes have been paid to a young footballer who died suddenly in Belfast this week.

Flagstaff Man Credited with Saving Coworker's Life

Jun 26, 2018

Flagstaff Man Credited with Saving Coworker's Life

Courtesy of AZ Family - A Flagstaff man is being applauded for his quick action after saving a coworker's life using the newest CPR technique.

These Are the Most Common Congenital Heart Defects

Jun 26, 2018

These Are the Most Common Congenital Heart Defects

Courtesy of U.S. News - Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth disorders in the United States, affecting nearly 1 percent of the annual births in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

EDITORIAL: Require AEDs for Youth Sports

Jun 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: Require AEDs for Youth Sports

Courtesy of Daily Record - When a Colonia High School basketball player collapsed on the court at Edison High School in January 2016, coaches and trainers knew right away what needed to be done to save his life.