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Here Are 15 Facts About Sudden Cardiac Arrest You Must Know

Feb 27, 2018

Here Are 15 Facts About Sudden Cardiac Arrest You Must Know

Courtesy of Times Now - The survival rate of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is extremely low.

Supermodel Niki Taylor Opens Up About the Heart Disease that Killed Her Sister

Feb 27, 2018

Supermodel Niki Taylor Opens Up About the Heart Disease that Killed Her Sister

Courtesy of Fox News - Supermodel Niki Taylor lost her only sister, Krissy, to heart disease when she was just 17 years old.

TEEN TRAGEDY Fitness Fanatic, 17, Collapsed and Died from Heart Condition While Training to Join the Army

Feb 27, 2018

TEEN TRAGEDY Fitness Fanatic, 17, Collapsed and Died from Heart Condition While Training to Join the Army

Courtesy of The Sun - Oliver McIvor, who had no history of cardiac problems, suffered heart failure after going on a run to prepare for life in the Duke of Lancaster Regiment.

Bystander Use of Defibrillator Doubles Chance of Cardiac Arrest Survival

Feb 26, 2018

Bystander Use of Defibrillator Doubles Chance of Cardiac Arrest Survival

Courtesy of UPI - New research shows that surviving cardiac arrest may depend on a bystander quickly shocking your heart back into its normal rhythm, and that is more likely to happen if an automated external defibrillator is handy.

Some Facts about Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Feb 26, 2018

Some Facts about Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Siasat - Following the death of the veteran actress, Sridevi, of sudden cardiac arrest, many people are left with confusion and anxiety over the cause of it.

A Heart, Once Stopped, Now Beats with A Passion for Helping Others

Feb 26, 2018

A Heart, Once Stopped, Now Beats with A Passion for Helping Others

Courtesy of Abbott - On February 3, 2003, Abbott colleague Ashley Shepherd – then a 15-year-old high-school student – was prepared to take to the court for basketball practice.

Mom Remembers UT Student Who Died After Collapsing During Boxing Weekend Tournament

Feb 25, 2018

Mom Remembers UT Student Who Died After Collapsing During Boxing Weekend Tournament

Courtesy of News Channel 11 - A participant in the Ace Miller Boxing Tournament died Friday after collapsing during a boxing match.

Cardiac Arrest: What To Know

Feb 25, 2018

Cardiac Arrest: What To Know

Courtesy of The Stanly News & Press - Chances are, we all know someone affected by heart disease.

Heartbroken Derby Mum Tells How Her Son, 17, Was Found Dead on His Bed - but He Leaves An Incredible Legacy

Feb 23, 2018

Heartbroken Derby Mum Tells How Her Son, 17, Was Found Dead on His Bed - but He Leaves An Incredible Legacy

Courtesy of Derby Telegraph - 'We needed to find something that would help us to bring light out of the dark we found ourselves in'

Team Effort: School Nurse, JROTC Instructor Saves Basha High School Student in Cardiac Arrest

Feb 22, 2018

Team Effort: School Nurse, JROTC Instructor Saves Basha High School Student in Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of ABC 15 Arizona - A true team effort helped save the life of a Basha High School student who went into cardiac arrest.

Parents Of Boy Who Died During Football Practice Meet Paramedic Who Tried To Save Him

Feb 21, 2018

Parents Of Boy Who Died During Football Practice Meet Paramedic Who Tried To Save Him

Courtesy of CBS New York - Paramedic Michael Rizzo Suffers From Same Heart Condition As Sean Fisher.

Obesity May Cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young People, Study Says

Feb 19, 2018

Obesity May Cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young People, Study Says

Courtesy of UPI - Obesity and high blood pressure may play a much greater role in sudden cardiac arrest among young people than previously thought, a new study suggests.

Parent's Plea After Devon Teen Suddenly Dies from Undiagnosed Heart Condition

Feb 19, 2018

Parent's Plea After Devon Teen Suddenly Dies from Undiagnosed Heart Condition

Courtesy of Devon Live - "It was the worst day of our lives, your whole world can change in a flick of a switch."

Waldwick Parents on a Mission to Protect Student-Athletes After Death of Son Sean Fisher

Feb 19, 2018

Waldwick Parents on a Mission to Protect Student-Athletes After Death of Son Sean Fisher

Courtesy of North Jersey - Just weeks before he turned 13, Sean Fisher's father Jim says he had to give up playfully sparring with his growing son.

Childhood Obesity: It's Time to Take Action

Feb 18, 2018

Childhood Obesity: It's Time to Take Action

Courtesy of The Gazette - It's time - past time, really - to launch broad-based, serious conversations about the health of our children.

Guard Yourself Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Beware of Palpitations

Feb 17, 2018

Guard Yourself Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Beware of Palpitations

Courtesy of Business Standard - Fluttering of your heart is not always a sign of love, nor is skipping of a beat.

Their Teacher’s Lips Turned Blue. These Students Saved Her Life

Feb 16, 2018

Their Teacher’s Lips Turned Blue. These Students Saved Her Life

Courtesy of Bradenton Herald - A Manatee County teacher is alive after a group of high school students, staff members and teachers came together to save her life after she stopped breathing in the middle of class.

More Than Fancy Pacemakers: How ICDs Help You

Feb 16, 2018

More Than Fancy Pacemakers: How ICDs Help You

Courtesy of Health Essentials - When you’re at risk of sudden cardiac death, one small device can save your life. That’s the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD).

UNT Cheerleader Warns Young Athletes About Rare Heart Defect

Feb 16, 2018

UNT Cheerleader Warns Young Athletes About Rare Heart Defect

Courtesy of KXAN - A routine checkup led to an eye-opening diagnosis of a rare heart defect for a University of North Texas cheerleader.

Severe Chest Pain, Indicator to Sudden Death

Feb 15, 2018

Severe Chest Pain, Indicator to Sudden Death

Courtesy of New Telegraph - A story of apparently healthy persons who suddenly collapses and dies is now a common feature in the news.