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FIREHOUSE SUBS PUBLIC SAFETY FOUNDATION FIGHTS BACK AGAINST SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST

Oct 1, 2016

FIREHOUSE SUBS PUBLIC SAFETY FOUNDATION FIGHTS BACK AGAINST SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation® kicks off its largest annual fundraiser, Public Safety Month, focusing on raising funds and awareness for a health crisis responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year – sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Firehouse Subs guests are invited to support this initiative by visiting their local Firehouse Subs restaurant and donating $1, $5 or $25 for a paper medallion throughout the month of October. Proceeds will help the Foundation provide automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and CPR/AED training

Philips Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sep 22, 2016

Philips Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Royal Philips today announced the 20th anniversary and 1.5 millionth sale of its HeartStart line of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), the first AED designed for the layperson. With these milestones, the company is launching a campaign aimed at raising awareness around the prevalence of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), with the goal of educating people about using AEDs and how they can lead the way to save a life.

Cardiac Arrest, a Serious Concern in Football

Sep 22, 2016

Cardiac Arrest, a Serious Concern in Football

This topic has been a serious concern in the football fraternity especially because of the recent cases we have seen with the case of Fabrice Muamba (23 years) being the most popular. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) occurs when the electric system of the heart malfunctions & suddenly becomes very irregular.

Safebeat Saves Lives

Sep 15, 2016

Safebeat Saves Lives

Hillsborough County students have the opportunity for a free heart screening. The SafeBeat Initiative team welcomes all students, including student athletes, to take advantage.

Screening Hearts, Saving Lives: The SafeBeat Initiative

Sep 14, 2016

Screening Hearts, Saving Lives: The SafeBeat Initiative

The SafeBeat Initiative is offering a free, voluntary opt-in heart screening program to all Hillsborough County public high school students. Please get involved in screening hearts and saving lives.

Screening Children for Cardiac Arrest

Sep 13, 2016

Screening Children for Cardiac Arrest

Studio 10 Tampa Bay interview with Gul Dadlani, M.D., Medical Director of Pediatric Cardiology at All Children's Hospital regarding sudden cardiac arrest and the SafeBeat heart screening initiative.

Dempsey's Heart Condition Warrants Caution

Sep 11, 2016

Dempsey's Heart Condition Warrants Caution

When an athlete has a serious problem with a shoulder, knee or hamstring, frustration and empathy abound. When an athlete has an issue with head or heart, people get scared.

Sudden Cardiac Death Among Student Athletes

Aug 29, 2016

Sudden Cardiac Death Among Student Athletes

Courtesy of WTTV - In September 2013, the LaPorte High School junior collapsed during a football practice, and died suddenly.

Pennsylvania teen suffers stroke during basketball game

Apr 25, 2016

Pennsylvania teen suffers stroke during basketball game

A 17-year-old high school senior collapsed during her team’s basketball game in late January, and doctors say her recovery may take as long as a year. Supporters of the teen, who is a junior firefighter, held a fundraiser Sunday, two weeks after she suffered a stroke.

King's heart: Baylor freshman playing with defibrillator

Mar 15, 2016

King's heart: Baylor freshman playing with defibrillator

King McClure was told by doctors after being diagnosed with a heart condition last summer that he could never play basketball again.

Teen runner makes remarkable recovery after cardiac arrest in Elk River, Minn.

Feb 9, 2016

Teen runner makes remarkable recovery after cardiac arrest in Elk River, Minn.

A Minnesota high school runner almost died after collapsing during a run close to his school. On Tuesday, he was honored for making a remarkable recovery.

Minnesota teen runner makes recovery after suffering cardiac arrest

Feb 9, 2016

Minnesota teen runner makes recovery after suffering cardiac arrest

Five months ago, a Minnesota teen’s heart stopped for 20 minutes and he stopped breathing after he suffered a full cardiac arrest during cross-country practice. Now, the 16-year-old— who was honored Tuesday by the American Heart Association and his high school for his incredible recovery— is ready to get back on the track.

Heart screening saves lives at El Camino

Feb 2, 2016

Heart screening saves lives at El Camino

Five years ago, 15-year-old Brandon Zapata died from sudden cardiac arrest in an El Camino High School physical education class. A seemingly healthy student, he collapsed at the starting line during routine wind sprints.

High School Athletes Encouraged To Focus On Heart Health

Nov 9, 2015

High School Athletes Encouraged To Focus On Heart Health

Courtesy of WLWT News 5 - Investigative reporter Todd Dykes discovered, a teenager having fun on a sports field could end up in a hospital emergency room without warning because of a condition called sudden cardiac arrest.

Ware County Student Remembered After Sudden Death

Aug 20, 2015

Ware County Student Remembered After Sudden Death

Courtesy of News4Jax - The classmates of 16-year-old Kysheem Hill gathered at Ware County High School to honor him Wednesday, after Hill collapsed and died while playing basketball at Waycross Middle School Monday.

Dr. Campbell: EKG Screening Of High School Athletes To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

Aug 10, 2015

Dr. Campbell: EKG Screening Of High School Athletes To Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – When a seemingly healthy young athlete suddenly drops dead while playing sports, it’s tragic and hard to accept.

Death On The Basketball Court

Jun 19, 2014

Death On The Basketball Court

Courtesy of The New Yorker - Around midnight on New Year’s Eve, 2002, Kayla Burt, a sophomore guard on the University of Washington’s women’s basketball team, had just finished watching movies with friends and was getting ready for bed.

SafeBeat Screening Tour

Jan 13, 2010

SafeBeat Screening Tour

This video features a child-friendly demonstration of an electrocardiogram, (ECG/EKG) screening. This video is a great introduction to someone who has never taken this test, or wants to learn more about electrocardiogram-based heart screenings.

New Push to Screen Young Athletes

Oct 16, 2009

New Push to Screen Young Athletes

It comes after the death of a De La Salle High School student who dropped suddenly on the basketball court. One effort is being led the by the father of another teenage athlete, who died last year in Los Gatos.

Screening Athletes for Heart Problems

Aug 26, 2008

Screening Athletes for Heart Problems

Doctor Barry Ramo reveals how certain test can save lives.