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Holiday Health Hazards: How To Stay Safe This Season

Dec 15, 2016

Holiday Health Hazards: How To Stay Safe This Season

Holiday traditions are supposed to make you feel all warm and cozy and happy inside, but sometimes they can take an ugly turn — something emergency room physicians know all too well.

Warren Central School Students Take 'A Walk In The Heart'

Dec 14, 2016

Warren Central School Students Take 'A Walk In The Heart'

WARREN TWP. - Central School fourth grade students recently took a walk through a giant inflatable heart at Overlook Hospital in Summit, part of a health and fitness unit that focused on various aspects of keeping the heart healthy.

Prevention, Exercise Among Key Steps To Keep Your Heart Healthy

Dec 14, 2016

Prevention, Exercise Among Key Steps To Keep Your Heart Healthy

In national and local news, two men recently died sudden deaths because of heart issues. Alan Thicke had a heart attack while playing hockey with is son and 26-year-old Jorre McMahan, Hampton High's Assistant Football Coach, was running drills with his team when he collapsed on the field.

Wanna Improve Your Heart Health? Go A Little Nuts!

Dec 8, 2016

Wanna Improve Your Heart Health? Go A Little Nuts!

While there is certainly evidence that eating more nuts can be food for you (in general, as part of a more organic, whole foods, natural diet as a whole), study co-author Dagfinn Aune said that it is surprising just how little you have to actually eat to get these benefits.

Des Plaines Gymnast's Heart Defect Discovered in Time

Dec 7, 2016

Des Plaines Gymnast's Heart Defect Discovered in Time

Maine West High School sophomore gymnast Rayna Davis had heart surgery after a routine sports physical detected a heart murmur, which turned out to be a hole in one of her ventricles. She has since returned to competition.

Don't Let The Holidays Hurt Your Heart

Dec 6, 2016

Don't Let The Holidays Hurt Your Heart

The holidays are to supposed to make your heart "skip a beat," but if your heart actually does beat irregularly, you may want to pay special attention.

Know the signs What is Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome in adults and children, what causes it and what are the symptoms?

Nov 30, 2016

Know the signs What is Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome in adults and children, what causes it and what are the symptoms?

SUDDEN Arrhythmic Death Syndrome can strike both adults and children at any moment but what else do we know about the fatal condition?

Two Utica Community Schools in Sterling Heights were named HEARTSafe schools

Nov 17, 2016

Two Utica Community Schools in Sterling Heights were named HEARTSafe schools

Two Utica Community Schools high schools received MIHEARTSafe status for committing to prepare for any cardiac emergencies.

Pagosa Springs Medical Center EMS Educates Students and Staff

Nov 10, 2016

Pagosa Springs Medical Center EMS Educates Students and Staff

Pagosa Springs Medical Center EMS recently completed two different outreach events with the Archuleta School District to help educate students and staff on what to do in the event of emergency.

Hurricane High and St. Albans High Honor Leland Brown

Nov 5, 2016

Hurricane High and St. Albans High Honor Leland Brown

Hurricane High and St. Albans High schools came together to honor Leland Brown Friday night on what would have been his senior night.

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Providing Steady Heartbeats

Nov 5, 2016

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Providing Steady Heartbeats

The Sorensens teamed up with the mother of Michael Namey to bring AEDs and CPR and AED training to schools, college campuses and organizations throughout Florida. Michael Namey was a Bishop Kenny High School graduate and University of Central Florida student who died of a sudden cardiac arrest he suffered in class at UCF.

80% of Schools Tested by Wimbledon Health Partners Report Cardiovascular Abnormalities in Students
National expert to give Tucson talk about sudden cardiac death in kids

Oct 30, 2016

National expert to give Tucson talk about sudden cardiac death in kids

Six years after losing her preteen daughter to an undetected heart condition, Jenine Dalrymple is about to launch her latest effort in preventing more such deaths.

Alex might still be alive if he had been screened for heart condition, say family

Oct 21, 2016

Alex might still be alive if he had been screened for heart condition, say family

Alex Parker, 13, of Castle Gresley, died as a result of a cardiac condition after collapsing at Tunnel Woods in Church Gresley while he was walking his dog on September 20.

SVMHS to screen student athletes for congenital heart issues
Docs Take a Look at Hearts of Teen Athletes

Oct 12, 2016

Docs Take a Look at Hearts of Teen Athletes

Jack Van Holland stared at the ultrasound screen from his gurney and smiled.

How An App Could Spot Your Irregular Heart Rate – and save your life

Oct 12, 2016

How An App Could Spot Your Irregular Heart Rate – and save your life

We send heart emoji to our friends and lovers every day, but it’s easy to overlook the health of our own tickers. Yes you can eat healthily and exercise, but if a doctor doesn’t invite you in for tests, you could well be ignorant to your own irregular heartbeat.

New App Connects Cardiac Arrest Victims With Nearby CPR-trained Civilians
School Screening Saves Life of 17 Year Old Girl

Oct 8, 2016

School Screening Saves Life of 17 Year Old Girl

Girl, 17, fitted with life-saving pacemaker after school sceening spots major heart defect

Connor Moore - Survivor Story

Oct 6, 2016

Connor Moore - Survivor Story

At Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, the Division of Cardiology is committed to the prevention of cardiovascular disorders that afflict pediatric patients. In 2010, we participated in a pilot study utilizing EKG screening in high school students in Hillsborough County in which more than 600 students were screened with height, weight, blood pressure and an EKG.