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Putting All Of Her Heart Into Rugged Sports Before ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Tryout

Jul 15, 2017

Putting All Of Her Heart Into Rugged Sports Before ‘American Ninja Warrior’ Tryout

American Heart Association News - She’s extremely fit, courageous and indomitable, a zealous rock climber eager to take on the NBC show’s rugged obstacle course that few can conquer.

The Push You Need To Learn CPR

Jul 15, 2017

The Push You Need To Learn CPR

Courtesy of Harvard Health Publications - After calling 911, do you know what to do if a person is unresponsive and not breathing?

Sudden Cardiac Death And Sports

Jul 14, 2017

Sudden Cardiac Death And Sports

Courtesy of Medscape - The occasional instance of SCD during a sporting event in full public glare serves as a grim reminder of the small but definite arrhythmic risk of extreme exercise.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Warning Signs

Jul 13, 2017

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Warning Signs

Courtesy of Newsmax Health - Sudden cardiac arrest may not be so sudden. According to one study, warning signs may occur in the hours, days, or even weeks before.

Mumbai Kids Prone To Excess Weight And Obesity

Jul 12, 2017

Mumbai Kids Prone To Excess Weight And Obesity

Courtesy of The Times of India - India is already the third most obese country in the world and recent trends show that in another eight years it will go higher up in the rank.

Are Elite Athletes Healthy?

Jul 11, 2017

Are Elite Athletes Healthy?

Courtesy of Science of Performance - The best endurance athletes push their minds and bodies as far as humanly possible—a practice that might not actually be good for them.

Heart Disease May Develop Early, A Top Five Cause Of Death Among Children

Jul 10, 2017

Heart Disease May Develop Early, A Top Five Cause Of Death Among Children

Courtesy of KUAR - A recent report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation Kids Count data center finds that heart disease is the fifth-highest cause of death for children and teenagers in Arkansas.

Heart Attack Symptoms - THIS Uncommon Pain Could Be Sign Of Deadly Episode

Jul 10, 2017

Heart Attack Symptoms - THIS Uncommon Pain Could Be Sign Of Deadly Episode

Courtesy of Express - HEART attacks don’t always force people to clutch their heart or left arm - and fall to the floor. Symptoms of a potentially deadly episode can vary and even cause pain in unexpected parts of the body.

Physician: Congenital Aortic Stenosis Is A Rare Ailment

Jul 10, 2017

Physician: Congenital Aortic Stenosis Is A Rare Ailment

Courtesy of The Monroe News - The Lenawee County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled that Jasmin Torres died of congenital aortic stenosis, a rare disorder found in only about 5 percent of patients who are diagnosed with congenital heart disease.

Officer Shares Life-Saving Mission To Teach Public CPR

Jul 10, 2017

Officer Shares Life-Saving Mission To Teach Public CPR

Courtesy of Fox 9 - The number one killer in America is sudden cardiac arrest - when the heart just stops beating. One Minnesota man is on a personal mission to make sure you know how to perform CPR.

Hypertension: A Silent Killer Is On The Prowl. Are Your Defences Ready?

Jul 10, 2017

Hypertension: A Silent Killer Is On The Prowl. Are Your Defences Ready?

Courtesy of Online Khabar English Edition- Gone are the days when high blood pressure or hypertension was a problem affecting only middle-aged or old people.

Philly School District Measures Address Heart Concerns That Hit Athletes Hardest

Jul 10, 2017

Philly School District Measures Address Heart Concerns That Hit Athletes Hardest

Courtesy of The Inquirer Daily News - Issues of heart failure and sudden cardiac arrest are rare in young people, but are most likely to involve athletes. In those cases, survival is rare.

Adjusting To Life After College Sports

Jul 9, 2017

Adjusting To Life After College Sports

Courtesy of Fosters - For most college athletes, except for the very small percentage that go on to the professional sports arena, life changes dramatically after graduation.

The Machines Are Getting Ready To Play Doctor

Jul 7, 2017

The Machines Are Getting Ready To Play Doctor

Courtesy of MIT Technology Review - An algorithm that spots heart arrhythmia shows how AI will revolutionize medicine—but patients must trust machines with their lives.

Fewer Heart Failure Patients Dying Of Cardiac Arrest

Jul 6, 2017

Fewer Heart Failure Patients Dying Of Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Health Day - Heart failure patients are much less likely now to die from sudden cardiac arrest, new research shows.

S.C. Community Mourns Sudden Death Of Football Star

Jul 6, 2017

S.C. Community Mourns Sudden Death Of Football Star

Courtesy of USA Today High School Sports - Cheraw High School junior, Dorrell McFarland, 17, went into cardiac arrest, according to friends. The teen was airlifted to Charleston where he died Monday.

Screening Should Be Required For Sudden Cardiac Death

Jul 6, 2017

Screening Should Be Required For Sudden Cardiac Death

Courtesy of The Review - Sudden cardiac death is one of the main causes of death among young athletes.

A New Approach To The Investigation Of Sudden Unexpected Death

Jul 5, 2017

A New Approach To The Investigation Of Sudden Unexpected Death

AAP News & Journals - Sudden unexplained death in pediatrics (SUDP) is an inclusive term for sudden deaths in children that remain unexplained by standard autopsy and death scene investigation, including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), sudden unexpected infant death, sudden unexplained death in childhood, and undetermined deaths.

Do Your Employees Know What To Do In A Cardiac Emergency?

Jul 5, 2017

Do Your Employees Know What To Do In A Cardiac Emergency?

Courtesy of Safety.BLR - The American Heart Association (AHA) has launched a new campaign to promote first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and automatic external defibrillator (AED) training.

'Silent Killer' Heart Conditions: Six Out Of 10 In Danger Of Unnecessary Early Death

Jul 5, 2017

'Silent Killer' Heart Conditions: Six Out Of 10 In Danger Of Unnecessary Early Death

Courtesy of Express - SIX out of 10 patients with inherited ‘silent killer’ heart conditions are being put in danger of unnecessary early death because GPs are misdiagnosing them with anxiety, according to new research.