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Boy With Heart Transplant Dies On First Day Of School

Aug 23, 2017

Boy With Heart Transplant Dies On First Day Of School

Courtesy of CNN - Peyton West's parents would never have thought that his first day of school this year was going to be his last.

Working Out Plenty — But What Are They Eating?

Aug 22, 2017

Working Out Plenty — But What Are They Eating?

Courtesy of Record-Courier - What is football food? For those watching the game, it’s frequently chili and chips, burgers and hot dogs. In Cleveland’s Municipal Lot prior to a Browns game, most tailgaters aren’t munching on salad.

Teen Dies From Cardiac Arrest During Football Practice

Aug 22, 2017

Teen Dies From Cardiac Arrest During Football Practice

Courtesy of New York Post - A teenage boy died during football practice at a Bronx high school Tuesday afternoon, police said.

High Blood Pressure On The Rise In US Children And Teens, Increasing Risk Of Obesity And Heart Problems

Aug 21, 2017

High Blood Pressure On The Rise In US Children And Teens, Increasing Risk Of Obesity And Heart Problems

Courtesy of Daily Mail - More children and teens will be diagnosed with high blood pressure, experts have warned after new studies revealed 3.5 percent of American youths have it.

Living With A Heart Arrythmia Disorder

Aug 18, 2017

Living With A Heart Arrythmia Disorder

Courtesy of Beloit Daily News - It's been many years since Hailey Wedige first heard the word 'arrhythmia.' At the time she didn't truly understand the impact it would have on her life.

Small Town Mayor On Big Mission To Save Lives

Aug 18, 2017

Small Town Mayor On Big Mission To Save Lives

Courtesy of WSAV - The Mayor of a Jasper County community is on a mission to make sure everyone in his town has the same second chance at life he got last spring.

New Resource For Student Athletes About Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Aug 17, 2017

New Resource For Student Athletes About Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of KTUU - According to the researchers, approximately 400,000 NCAA student-athletes compete "in any given year." And they are typically between 17 to 23 years old, on average.

Peer Support Effective In Reducing Stress For Teens With Heart Conditions

Aug 17, 2017

Peer Support Effective In Reducing Stress For Teens With Heart Conditions

Courtesy of Markets Insider - 30 to 50 percent of teens with congenital heart conditions will experience anxiety and/or depression, but peer support proves to be effective in reducing stress often associated with these conditions.

Teen Thanks Teachers Who Saved His Life After Cardiac Arrest With Top Grades

Aug 17, 2017

Teen Thanks Teachers Who Saved His Life After Cardiac Arrest With Top Grades

Courtesy of Nottingham Post - A teenager whose life was saved by quick-thinking staff at a Nottinghamshire school has been called an “inspiration” after achieving top marks in his exams.

Time Waits For No One: Student Athletes

Aug 15, 2017

Time Waits For No One: Student Athletes

Courtesy of WTOL - If there are athletes in your family, as parents you're concerned about injury. According to Dr. Ameer Kaboor, physicals are a critical concern for young athletes.

Baby Your Baby: Importance Of Sports Physicals

Aug 14, 2017

Baby Your Baby: Importance Of Sports Physicals

Courtesy of KUTV - Fall sports are just around the corner, and for many young athletes a pre-participation physical is required.

Why Young Athletes Should Get Their Hearts Tested

Aug 14, 2017

Why Young Athletes Should Get Their Hearts Tested

Courtesy of KXAN - No matter what sport a teens plays, this weekend cardiologists are encouraging parents to have their teenager tested for genetic heart conditions that can only be discovered through an EKG and echocardiogram.

Farmington Teacher On Mission Of Passion To Teach Public CPR Class

Aug 13, 2017

Farmington Teacher On Mission Of Passion To Teach Public CPR Class

Courtesy of Republican Eagle - Living through a life-altering health scare turned into a beacon of life for one Rosemount family.

Champion Libby Raises Awareness Of Disease By Running In Memory Of Young Swimmer

Aug 13, 2017

Champion Libby Raises Awareness Of Disease By Running In Memory Of Young Swimmer

Courtesy of The Courier Mail - Eloise was 15 when she suffered a sudden cardiac arrest in 2013 and died in her sleep.

600-Plus Children And Teens Now Have Type 2 Diabetes As Cases Soar

Aug 12, 2017

600-Plus Children And Teens Now Have Type 2 Diabetes As Cases Soar

Courtesy of The Telegraph - The number of children and teenagers with Type 2 diabetes has risen 14 per cent in a single year amid a “hugely disturbing trend” in youth obesity.

Staff Give CPR After Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest At Exeter Gym

Aug 12, 2017

Staff Give CPR After Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest At Exeter Gym

Courtesy of Devon Live - The experience of staff and the use of a defibrillator helped save the life of a man who suffered a heart attack and fell down a set of stairs at a city gym.

Rules Seek To Educate Parents, Young Athletes On Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Aug 11, 2017

Rules Seek To Educate Parents, Young Athletes On Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch - It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: to watch from the stands as your otherwise-healthy child collapses on the athletic field and does not get back up.

Diagnostic Tests For Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Aug 11, 2017

Diagnostic Tests For Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Courtesy of News Medical - Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a genetic heart condition where the heart muscles become thickened and stiff, making it difficult for the heart to pump blood around the body effectively.

Why Defibrillators Are So Essential In Sport

Aug 11, 2017

Why Defibrillators Are So Essential In Sport

Courtesy of Inside Sport - It’s always traumatic when an athlete suffers a cardiac arrest. Sporting clubs have to be prepared for it.

Healthy Living: Coronary Artery Disease Is A Hidden Danger For Kids

Aug 11, 2017

Healthy Living: Coronary Artery Disease Is A Hidden Danger For Kids

Courtesy of WCPO - It's a condition you don't normally associate with kids. But it's the second leading cause of high school athletes collapsing on the field.