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WYATT STRONG: Vallivue Football Player Miraculously Recovers From Cardiac Arrest After Mom Administers CPR

Jul 19, 2017

WYATT STRONG: Vallivue Football Player Miraculously Recovers From Cardiac Arrest After Mom Administers CPR

Courtesy of Idaho Press-Tribune - After being dragged from his family’s swimming pool and complaining of chest pains, he stopped responding to the people around him. He stopped breathing. His heart stopped beating.

Players Must Learn Basics Of Cardiac Treatment To Save Lives, Says Football Agent

Jul 19, 2017

Players Must Learn Basics Of Cardiac Treatment To Save Lives, Says Football Agent

Courtesy of Inside World Football - The agent of a former Cameroon player who died last year after suffering heart problems is calling on FIFA to train all players and coaches in how to treat victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Jul 18, 2017

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Courtesy of News Medical - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition that affects the heart’s ability to pump blood effectively due to the thickening (hypertrophy) of the heart muscle which becomes stiff as a result.

Melbourne Teen's Remarkable Recovery After Going Into Cardiac Arrest

Jul 18, 2017

Melbourne Teen's Remarkable Recovery After Going Into Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of 9 News - Fit and healthy 16-year-old Benny Cooper was just a kilometre from a triathlon finish line 18 months ago when he suddenly collapsed, going into cardiac arrest.

Are Your Employees Prepared For A Workplace Medical Emergency?

Jul 18, 2017

Are Your Employees Prepared For A Workplace Medical Emergency?

Courtesy of SHRM - The American Heart Association (AHA) says most employees aren't prepared to handle life-threatening health issues—like sudden cardiac arrest—in the workplace.

Young Adult Obesity: A Neglected, Yet Essential Focus To Reverse The Obesity Epidemic

Jul 18, 2017

Young Adult Obesity: A Neglected, Yet Essential Focus To Reverse The Obesity Epidemic

Courtesy of Medical Express - Prevention of obesity in young adults, while largely ignored as a target for prevention and study, will be critical to reversing the epidemic.

Outcomes For Long QT Syndrome Patients Treated At Specialty Center Are Better

Jul 17, 2017

Outcomes For Long QT Syndrome Patients Treated At Specialty Center Are Better

Courtesy of Science Daily - Sudden cardiac death, and episodes of fainting and seizures from long QT syndrome are significantly lower than previously thought when patients are diagnosed and treated at a specialty center dedicated to the treatment of genetic heart rhythm diseases.

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.