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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.

His Mind Was Set On A Football Scholarship, But His Heart Won't Let Him Play Anymore

Apr 27, 2018

His Mind Was Set On A Football Scholarship, But His Heart Won't Let Him Play Anymore

Courtesy of DFW Varsity - When he switched positions, from quarterback to cornerback, Brandon Reed learned quickly to cope with no longer having the ball in his hands at all times.

Tennessee High Schools May Get Funding for Defibrillators

Apr 25, 2018

Tennessee High Schools May Get Funding for Defibrillators

Courtesy of Knox News - The state Senate has passed a bill to make sure all high school gymnasiums in the state are equipped with automatic external defibrillators.

Ten-Year Old Ice Skater Jayden Orr 'Died in Seconds'

Apr 24, 2018

Ten-Year Old Ice Skater Jayden Orr 'Died in Seconds'

Courtesy of BBC News - Ten-year-old Jayden Orr was a promising ice skater, training for the British Championships, when he suddenly collapsed on the ice rink.

Why You Should Know CPR, and Where to Learn it for Free

Apr 23, 2018

Why You Should Know CPR, and Where to Learn it for Free

Courtesy of Twin Cities Agenda - Every minute that passes without CPR, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, during cardiac arrest decreases a persons survival rate by 7-10%.

Monday Medical: Take A Class, Know How to Save A Life

Apr 23, 2018

Monday Medical: Take A Class, Know How to Save A Life

Courtesy of Steamboat Today - Saving a life might be easier than you think, but it can take a little preparation.

‘Some Things You Don’t See Coming’: Florida’s Randy Russell Talks Heart Diagnosis, Not Playing Football

Apr 22, 2018

‘Some Things You Don’t See Coming’: Florida’s Randy Russell Talks Heart Diagnosis, Not Playing Football

Courtesy of Florida - Randy Russell, an intriguing safety prospect and early enrollee for the Gators, hadn’t been on campus long when the first indication came that something might be wrong.

How CPR Training Can Save Lives — and Spawn New Friendships

Apr 21, 2018

How CPR Training Can Save Lives — and Spawn New Friendships

Courtesy of Times Colonist - Michael Wojtas says when he rode up the ski lift for his last run at Mount Washington ski resort on Feb. 5, 2016, intuition told him a man slumped over on the hill below was in trouble.

Make Best Use of the "Golden Seconds" After A Cardiac Arrest

Apr 20, 2018

Make Best Use of the "Golden Seconds" After A Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of The Week - Cardiac arrest calls for quick action. It occurs without warning, like a motor coming to a grinding halt.

Principal Meets Emergency Dispatcher Who Helped Save Her Life

Apr 19, 2018

Principal Meets Emergency Dispatcher Who Helped Save Her Life

Courtesy of Good 4 Utah - An elementary school principal met the emergency dispatcher who helped save her life.

Childhood Obesity Greatest Threat to Health of Young People

Apr 18, 2018

Childhood Obesity Greatest Threat to Health of Young People

Courtesy of RTE - The Irish Heart Foundation has described childhood obesity as the greatest single threat to the health of this generation of children and young people.

Young Boy's Life Saved by CPR After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Apr 17, 2018

Young Boy's Life Saved by CPR After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Millenium Post - Timely intervention by doctors saved a 18-year-old boy's life from sudden cardiac arrest.

Runner Who Collapsed During Race Thanks Strangers Who Saved Her Life

Apr 16, 2018

Runner Who Collapsed During Race Thanks Strangers Who Saved Her Life

Courtesy of Fox 7 - Bailey Adam was running a half-marathon when she collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest. Her heart stopped and she had no pulse.

'Stay on the Line': 911 Dispatcher Helps Teacher Save Student's Life

Apr 16, 2018

'Stay on the Line': 911 Dispatcher Helps Teacher Save Student's Life

Courtesy of CBC - Teacher calls for defibrillators at all schools after 911 dispatcher helps her save student's life.

South Florida Man Spreads Word About EKGs after Son Dies of WPW

Apr 13, 2018

South Florida Man Spreads Word About EKGs after Son Dies of WPW

Courtesy ABC News - Although there are fewer than 20,000 cases per year and death is rare, WPW can be fatal if it isn't treated with medication or catheter ablation.

Grieving Parents Says Saving Lives in Son's Memory is 'Silver Lining'

Apr 12, 2018

Grieving Parents Says Saving Lives in Son's Memory is 'Silver Lining'

Courtesy of Xpose - Postman Daniel died suddenly in his bed - and now his family are helping young people get vital heart screenings.

How an Unthinkable Tragedy in Glasgow Saved 18 Young Lives

Apr 12, 2018

How an Unthinkable Tragedy in Glasgow Saved 18 Young Lives

Courtesy of Glasgow Live - "18 saved - and I'll never stop": A Glasgow mum shares how her devastating loss led her to help others.

Fueled by Tragedy, Cardiac on Campus Helps Students Take Care of Hearts

Apr 11, 2018

Fueled by Tragedy, Cardiac on Campus Helps Students Take Care of Hearts

Courtesy of W News - Jon Derynda had just crossed the finish line of a half-marathon when he collapsed and died in 2015, having suffered what’s called sudden cardiac death.

'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.