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'I Feel Blessed': Boy Whose Heart Stopped Recovers in Hospital

Apr 10, 2018

'I Feel Blessed': Boy Whose Heart Stopped Recovers in Hospital

Courtesy of CBC News - Abdulla El-Astal was playing in a futsal tournament when he collapsed on the bench.

Men Who Saved Central Valley Teen Honored with Lifesaving Award

Apr 9, 2018

Men Who Saved Central Valley Teen Honored with Lifesaving Award

Courtesy of KXLY - Brandon Snider still remembers what it felt like before his heart stopped beating.

Le Havre Rocked by Sudden Death of France Youth Player Samba Diop, Aged 18

Apr 9, 2018

Le Havre Rocked by Sudden Death of France Youth Player Samba Diop, Aged 18

Courtesy of Goal - The French second tier outfit revealed on Saturday that the 18-year-old had died suddenly.

Heart Screening Carried Out at Homewood School in Tenterden in Memory of Teenager Ben Hammond

Apr 8, 2018

Heart Screening Carried Out at Homewood School in Tenterden in Memory of Teenager Ben Hammond

Courtesy of Kent Online - The loved ones of tragic Ben Hammond have realised a dream as heart screening sessions have been carried out in his name.

Beat by Beat

Apr 6, 2018

Beat by Beat

Courtesy of Deccan Herald - The fluttering of your heart is not always the sign of love, nor is skipping of a beat.

All You Need to Know About Cardiomyopathy!

Apr 5, 2018

All You Need to Know About Cardiomyopathy!

Courtesy of Business Standard - Cardiomyopathy is a progressive disease of the myocardium, the heart muscle.

Mom Wins AED for Brush High School after Son’s Sudden Passing

Apr 4, 2018

Mom Wins AED for Brush High School after Son’s Sudden Passing

Courtesy of Fox 8 - Stephanie Kornet entered a national contest to win an AED for Brush High School’s workout room—all she had to do was share her son’s story on Facebook and get the most likes.

Pensacola Teen Off Life Support after Cardiac Arrest During Practice

Apr 3, 2018

Pensacola Teen Off Life Support after Cardiac Arrest During Practice

Courtesy of Wear TV - Doctors are searching for answers after a Pensacola student suddenly collapsed during a basketball practice.

Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes

Apr 2, 2018

Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes

Courtesy of ABC 12 - Experts say half of all cardiovascular deaths are sudden cardiac deaths.

Hockey Player's Life Saved At Piney Orchard Ice Arena

Apr 1, 2018

Hockey Player's Life Saved At Piney Orchard Ice Arena

Courtesy of Odenton Patch - An Eagle Scout's project to place an automated defibrillator at an Odenton ice arena has saved a second life.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Begins with Education, Awareness

Mar 30, 2018

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Begins with Education, Awareness

Courtesy of USA Today - While most of our basketball headlines this March have been inundated with Cinderella stories and coaching rivalries, there is one perpetrating a far more disconsolate tone.

Soccer Player’s Death Highlights the Need for Awareness, Action Plan

Mar 30, 2018

Soccer Player’s Death Highlights the Need for Awareness, Action Plan

Courtesy of The Post and Courier - A professional soccer player in Croatia died on the field last weekend.

The Death of 10-Year-Old Grand Blanc Girl Inspires Changes to Heart Screenings

Mar 29, 2018

The Death of 10-Year-Old Grand Blanc Girl Inspires Changes to Heart Screenings

Courtesy of ABC 12 - The unexpected loss of a vibrant 10-year-old girl, has one mid-Michigan family vowing to change the way heart screenings are done.

NBA G League Player Collapses on Court 'in Cardiac Arrest' with Just Seconds Left in the Game

Mar 25, 2018

NBA G League Player Collapses on Court 'in Cardiac Arrest' with Just Seconds Left in the Game

Courtesy of Daily Mail - An NBA G League player was hospitalized after collapsing on the court with just seconds of a game left to go on Saturday night.

Team Jamaica Bickle Distributes Over 45 Cardiac Units to Schools

Mar 25, 2018

Team Jamaica Bickle Distributes Over 45 Cardiac Units to Schools

Courtesy of The Gleaner - Over 45 high schools across Jamaica have now been outfitted with an automated external defibrillator (AED) unit, courtesy of Team Jamaica Bickle, the organisation which provides support services for Caribbean athletes who compete at the annual Penn Relays in Philadelphia.

A Guide to Defibrilation

Mar 23, 2018

A Guide to Defibrilation

Courtesy of Pacific Medical Training - The aim of using a defibrillator is to treat cardiac arrest. The need for this generally arises when the patient has ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia, which are life-threatening arrhythmias that occur when contraction of the ventricles become abnormal.

CPR Training for All Must to Save Lives

Mar 22, 2018

CPR Training for All Must to Save Lives

Courtesy of Business Standard - Imagine walking on the road and suddenly seeing a passerby suffering from chest pain and collapsing. Would you be able to give a lifesaving Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)?

Making Sure Your Fitness Routine Doesn’t Hurt Your Teeth

Mar 21, 2018

Making Sure Your Fitness Routine Doesn’t Hurt Your Teeth

Courtesy of The Unionville Times - We all know that exercise is good for us. Many Americans are participating in fitness routines in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Saving Tom: One Young Man’s Incredible Survival from a Cardiac Arrest on a Perth Beach

Mar 16, 2018

Saving Tom: One Young Man’s Incredible Survival from a Cardiac Arrest on a Perth Beach

Courtesy of The West Australian - When Thomas Jenkins lay on the sand and told a mate he was about to faint, his calm demeanour gave no warning of the life-threatening struggle he was about to face.

Chapman Eighth-Grader Dies after Collapsing During Gym

Mar 15, 2018

Chapman Eighth-Grader Dies after Collapsing During Gym

Courtesy of Salina Journal - An eighth-grade girl collapsed March 8 while doing warm-ups for a physical education class at Chapman Middle School and later died in a Wichita hospital.