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Eat.Move.Connect. Tip: 4 Simple Steps Toward Better Heart Health

Dec 26, 2016

Eat.Move.Connect. Tip: 4 Simple Steps Toward Better Heart Health

A daily choice is small, like a pebble. But like pebbles, when you keep reaching for the same choices, they can amass into something significant.

Chances Of Cardiac Arrest Patients’ Survival Increase With On-Scene CPR, Report

Dec 26, 2016

Chances Of Cardiac Arrest Patients’ Survival Increase With On-Scene CPR, Report

Courtesy of Latinos Health - Cardiac arrest patients can be saved from danger and their survival rate can be increased with a simple tactic and that is to supply them CPR procedure as soon as possible. The key is to let the patient stay where he is.

UAE Gives A Health Check To Youth With Heart Disease On The Rise

Dec 25, 2016

UAE Gives A Health Check To Youth With Heart Disease On The Rise

A group of Emirati cardiologists have launched a campaign to promote early detection of heart disease in young people as part of Weqaya, an ongoing national health awareness effort.

Pitman senior receives best Christmas present – a heartbeat

Dec 24, 2016

Pitman senior receives best Christmas present – a heartbeat

Zylstra’s heart stopped beating during the first day of basketball season Nov. 7. He suffered ventricular fibrillation, the most serious cardiac rhythm disturbance, 15 minutes into the opening practice. He had about a 1-in-10 chance to survive. Story courtesy of Modesto Bee

Milford Boys Basketball Teams Undergo Heart Screening

Dec 23, 2016

Milford Boys Basketball Teams Undergo Heart Screening

Milford High School’s boys basketball players scored a win for their health Dec. 21 by undergoing a series of cardiac tests at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.

New Measures Aim To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

Dec 22, 2016

New Measures Aim To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

A new set of clinical performance and quality measures from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology (AHA/ACC) aims to prevent sudden cardiac death (SCD).

Young Hockey Star Makes Miraculous Recovery After Cardiac Arrest In Arizona

Dec 21, 2016

Young Hockey Star Makes Miraculous Recovery After Cardiac Arrest In Arizona

The beloved 26-year-old former Vancouver Giants player who is considered a top player in the AHL, collapsed Nov. 19 during a game against the Manitoba Moose.

Ten Measures For The Prevention Of Sudden Cardiac Death

Dec 21, 2016

Ten Measures For The Prevention Of Sudden Cardiac Death

A new report from the American Heart Association presents 10 quality and performance measures that are intended to help stakeholders in the effort to prevent sudden cardiac death.

Tips for avoiding heart disease

Dec 20, 2016

Tips for avoiding heart disease

You don't have to make big changes to improve your heart health. Even small, basic steps can have dramatic effects.

Team Effort, AED Saves Teen In Cardiac Arrest

Dec 20, 2016

Team Effort, AED Saves Teen In Cardiac Arrest

ST. LOUIS (WJRT) - (12/20/16) - Just in time for Christmas, a Mid-Michigan family has a lot to be thankful for.

Sudden death of TV icon serves as reminder to know heart attack risks

Dec 19, 2016

Sudden death of TV icon serves as reminder to know heart attack risks

From WDBJ7 News, Roanoke, VA - on the sudden death of Alan Thicke from sudden cardiac arrest that shocked Hollywood and fans across the country

'CPR Training For Children Should Be Compulsory. This Can Save Lives'

Dec 19, 2016

'CPR Training For Children Should Be Compulsory. This Can Save Lives'

In the UK around 270 children die every year of sudden cardiac death. They may have survived if CPR had been started earlier or a correct technique used.

Jogger given CPR by passers-by after suffering a cardiac arrest

Dec 18, 2016

Jogger given CPR by passers-by after suffering a cardiac arrest

Runner James Bailey has thanked strangers who saved his life when he collapsed after a sudden cardiac arrest. The 33-year-old's heart stopped beating when he was just a mile into his run, on Newcastle Road in Congleton. Read more at http://www.stokesentinel.co.uk/jogger-given-cpr-by-passers-by-after-suffering-a-cardiac-arrest/story-29992570-detail/story.html#1xWlZkSKpdd0XUbe.99

Seniors Learn To Be Heart Smart

Dec 18, 2016

Seniors Learn To Be Heart Smart

Through Senior Circle, a wellness program offered by Western Arizona Regional Medical Center, seniors participate in a variety of activities including health classes. The December Lunch ’N’ Learn topic was cardiopulmonary resuscitation — commonly known as CPR.

Short-term Sleep Deprivation Can Increase Heart Disease Risk

Dec 16, 2016

Short-term Sleep Deprivation Can Increase Heart Disease Risk

Short-term sleep deprivation can raise the risk of heart disease. The study focused on those individuals working in emergency jobs such as firefighters or paramedics. Extreme fatigue is known to affect mental and physical abilities, but the researchers wanted to assess its impact on heart health, too.

Lifestyler: 10 Heart Healthy Foods

Dec 16, 2016

Lifestyler: 10 Heart Healthy Foods

Cardiovascular exercise is vital for your health, but there are other things that are also important. A healthy, balanced diet is one of them and there are certain foods that specifically benefit your heart.

Here's How To Keep Your Heart Healthy All Year Round

Dec 16, 2016

Here's How To Keep Your Heart Healthy All Year Round

With the Christmas holiday almost upon us we find ourselves running around planning for the festivities and buying presents. However, stop for a moment and take a little time to think about yourself.

St. Louis teen resuscitated after Heart attack at hoops practice

Dec 16, 2016

St. Louis teen resuscitated after Heart attack at hoops practice

Maverick Giles was practicing with teammates just before 7 p.m. on Dec. 9 when his heart went into arrest and he stopped breathing, St. Louis Police Chief Richard Ramereiz said in a press release Friday.

Race Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Dec 16, 2016

Race Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Dr Leslie Tay, a consultant interventional cardiologist with Fullerton Health, gives HR practitioners advice for educating their colleagues on reducing the risk of sudden cardiac arrest during sporting events.

Alan Thicke's Sudden Death Prompts A Heart Health Warning

Dec 15, 2016

Alan Thicke's Sudden Death Prompts A Heart Health Warning

The tragic and sudden death of Canadian entertainer Alan Thicke has prompted a reminder about heart health from a Windsor doctor.