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Barrie Family Installs AED on Side of Home for Public Use

May 15, 2018

Barrie Family Installs AED on Side of Home for Public Use

Courtesy of Simcoe - 80 per cent of cardiac arrest incidents happen at home or in public places.

Beautiful 17-Year-Old Girl Who Dreamed of Becoming A Forensic Scientist Lost Her Fight for Life

May 14, 2018

Beautiful 17-Year-Old Girl Who Dreamed of Becoming A Forensic Scientist Lost Her Fight for Life

Courtesy of Daily Mail - A beautiful 17-year-old girl who dreamed of becoming a forensic scientist lost her fight for life, weeks after she started preparing to head to university, after her family mistook the signs of her killer disease for teenage tiredness.

Local Mom Honored for Helping Families Cope with Congenital Heart Defects

May 14, 2018

Local Mom Honored for Helping Families Cope with Congenital Heart Defects

Courtesy of KRQE - On this Mother's Day, a local mom is being recognized for helping families going through the most difficult times of their lives, all while being an example of adversity on her own.

When his Teammate Stopped Breathing, this Teen Helped Save His Life

May 11, 2018

When his Teammate Stopped Breathing, this Teen Helped Save His Life

Courtesy of Tr-City Herald - Junior Jacob Pribilsky had just finished his 400-meter race at the Blue Devils Legends Invite and was having trouble breathing.

Push to Add AEDs at Richmond Schools

May 11, 2018

Push to Add AEDs at Richmond Schools

Courtesy of Richmond News - Grade 11 McNair secondary student Aaron Manalo says maintenance and liability shouldn't be concerns.

Knowing CPR Can Save Lives; Here Are 5 Reasons to Learn It

May 9, 2018

Knowing CPR Can Save Lives; Here Are 5 Reasons to Learn It

Courtesy of The Orange County Register - More than 300,000 people die every year in the United States due to sudden cardiac arrest.

The CPR You Know Might Not Be the CPR You Need

May 9, 2018

The CPR You Know Might Not Be the CPR You Need

Courtesy of NBC 10 - Songs can help guide you to properly paced chest compressions while trying to save the life of 1 of the 350,000 people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest each year.

Hidden Valley Heroes: Coaches, Staff Save Student's Life

May 9, 2018

Hidden Valley Heroes: Coaches, Staff Save Student's Life

Courtesy of WSLS 10 News - It was a typical day at Hidden Valley High School when something happened in the gym, that would change one young man's life forever.

Remarkable Mom: Jenine Dalrymple Honored for Her Work as a Mom and Nonprofit Founder

May 7, 2018

Remarkable Mom: Jenine Dalrymple Honored for Her Work as a Mom and Nonprofit Founder

Courtesy of News 4 Tucson - With Mother's Day right around the corner, we are taking a closer look into the lives of some remarkable moms in our community.

National AED Shortage Places Millions at Risk

May 7, 2018

National AED Shortage Places Millions at Risk

Courtesy of KSLA - Being prepared to respond with an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) is a heart-pounding nightmare.

AEDs Should Be Everywhere

May 6, 2018

AEDs Should Be Everywhere

Courtesy of Cowichan Valley Citizen - An AED is a small, lightweight, and portable electronic device that delivers an electric shock through the chest wall of a person whose heart has stopped beating.

Mother Thankful for Quick Action of Hidden Valley High School Staff Who Saved Her Son's Life

May 4, 2018

Mother Thankful for Quick Action of Hidden Valley High School Staff Who Saved Her Son's Life

Courtesy of The Roanoke Times - When Xavier Callaway collapsed during gym class last month, the staff at Hidden Valley High School sprang into action.

Boy, 8, Collapses and Dies After Soccer Practice

May 2, 2018

Boy, 8, Collapses and Dies After Soccer Practice

Courtesy of People - 8-year-old Caleb Ray went to school, came home to do his homework, changed into his soccer uniform and headed to his first practice of the season. Just a few hours later, he collapsed and died on the field.

Does Your Child's School Have A Life Saving AED on Campus?

May 2, 2018

Does Your Child's School Have A Life Saving AED on Campus?

Courtesy of KSLA - It's a nightmare of a situation most parents and educators may never consider, a student suddenly going into cardiac arrest at school.

iBeat Raises $5.5M as it Gets Ready to Launch its Health Monitor Smartwatch this Summer

May 2, 2018

iBeat Raises $5.5M as it Gets Ready to Launch its Health Monitor Smartwatch this Summer

Courtesy of Vator - The company has developed a wearable to detect cardiac arrest before it happens.

Heart-Stopping Condition Could Come with Warning Signs

May 2, 2018

Heart-Stopping Condition Could Come with Warning Signs

Courtesy of American Heart Association - A heart-stopping condition that causes about half of all cardiovascular-related deaths seems to happen in an instant, with no symptoms.

Sheriff Closes Case of College Student's 2012 Death

May 1, 2018

Sheriff Closes Case of College Student's 2012 Death

Courtesy of The Herald - A central Indiana sheriff's department has closed its investigation into the mysterious 2012 death of a 19-year-old college student.

Free Heart Screening May Have Saved Teen's Life

Apr 30, 2018

Free Heart Screening May Have Saved Teen's Life

Courtesy of Fox 2 - A grandmother had no idea bringing her grandson to a free heart screening was a move that may have saved his life.

Andrews Institute Keeps Pushing Envelope on Preparing for Athletic Emergencies

Apr 27, 2018

Andrews Institute Keeps Pushing Envelope on Preparing for Athletic Emergencies

Courtesy of Pensacola News Journal - The whole point of this, of all the work that gets put in, is to save lives.

Mother of Keen Footballer, 14, Who Suddenly Died in His Sleep Reveals the Horrifying Moment She Found Her Son Dead

Apr 27, 2018

Mother of Keen Footballer, 14, Who Suddenly Died in His Sleep Reveals the Horrifying Moment She Found Her Son Dead

Courtesy of Daily Mail - The mother of a teenager who died in his sleep from a rare heart condition has opened up about the awful moment she discovered him motionless in bed.