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Sudden Death: How To Manage Hypertension, Cardiac Failure And Others

Apr 16, 2017

Sudden Death: How To Manage Hypertension, Cardiac Failure And Others

Courtesy of The Guardian - Lately, there has been an increase in cases of people slumping and dying. This trend is particularly worrisome because young people are now being affected.

North Senior Shows Determination To Return To Mound After Cardiac Arrest

Apr 16, 2017

North Senior Shows Determination To Return To Mound After Cardiac Arrest

After a medical scare last August, Devin Safford, a senior at North High School, is putting all of his efforts into his final baseball season. His coaches say his positive attitude and new outlook on life reflects on and off the field.

Prevention Is Always Better Than Cure When It Comes To Your Heart

Apr 15, 2017

Prevention Is Always Better Than Cure When It Comes To Your Heart

Courtesy of The Straits Times - Why is PPS important? It aims to detect heart conditions that are potentially life-threatening as they may lead to sudden death, especially during physical activity.

Heart Screening: What About Young Non-Athletes?

Apr 13, 2017

Heart Screening: What About Young Non-Athletes?

Courtesy of American Heart Association News - Preventing sudden cardiac deaths in young athletes is grabbing headlines as state legislatures and the NCAA tackle the issue with new urgency. But a big group of people is missing from the growing debate.

Sudden Cardiac Death In Young Athletes

Apr 11, 2017

Sudden Cardiac Death In Young Athletes

Courtesy of JACC: Journal of the American College of Cardiology - Sudden cardiac death (SCD) in an athlete is a rare yet highly visible tragedy that generates significant media attention and discussion among medical personnel, sports communities, and laypersons alike.

Raymore Woman Meets Medical Staff That Saved Her Life During Cardiac Arrest

Apr 11, 2017

Raymore Woman Meets Medical Staff That Saved Her Life During Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Fox 4 News - It's an emotional afternoon for a Raymore woman. She's meeting for the first time the people who saved her life.

Monahans Sprinter Survives Cardiac Arrest

Apr 11, 2017

Monahans Sprinter Survives Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of CBS 7 - Sophomore Isaiah McCalister had fallen to the ground after a sprint, and couldn't get up.

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Beats The Odds

Apr 10, 2017

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Beats The Odds

Courtesy of Pierce County Herald - It was Dec. 26, 2016, and the town of Warren resident had just collapsed from cardiac arrest. She would learn later that irreversible brain damage can occur after about five minutes of cardiac arrest.

It Saved 'Biggest Loser' Life; It Could Save Yours

Apr 9, 2017

It Saved 'Biggest Loser' Life; It Could Save Yours

Courtesy of The Clarion-Ledger - When "The Biggest Loser’s" Bob Harper went to a gym for a workout in February, he had little idea his life would soon depend on a piece of technology.

South African Research Team Make A Breakthrough In Cardiology

Apr 7, 2017

South African Research Team Make A Breakthrough In Cardiology

Courtesy of Brand South Africa - A mutation in a gene has been identified by South African researchers as the cause of heart disease and cardiac arrest. It affects the young who are sporty and athletic.

For Daugherty, Odds Are Meaningless, But Family Is Not

Apr 6, 2017

For Daugherty, Odds Are Meaningless, But Family Is Not

Courtesy of The Daily Evergreen - The 11-year head coach of the WSU women’s basketball team, a mother to twins and survivor of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), Daugherty’s life has taken several interesting twists.

Sudden Cardiac Death Survival, Bystander CPR And AEDs: A Call To Action For Every American

Apr 6, 2017

Sudden Cardiac Death Survival, Bystander CPR And AEDs: A Call To Action For Every American

Courtesy of U.S. News & World Report - Heart disease kills more people than all types of cancer combined. Every year, nearly 450,000 Americans die suddenly from cardiac arrest.

Tragic Teenager Who Beat Cancer As Baby And "Hated Drugs" Had Taken Ecstasy Before Her Death - Inquest Told

Apr 5, 2017

Tragic Teenager Who Beat Cancer As Baby And "Hated Drugs" Had Taken Ecstasy Before Her Death - Inquest Told

Courtesy of Mirror - Sherie-Lea James's last words to here mum were, "I'm loving life - I love you mum" - before suffering a fatal cardiac arrest hours later

Vo's Little Pros: Jakob's Heart

Apr 4, 2017

Vo's Little Pros: Jakob's Heart

Courtesy of KSBY.com - "If you continue to do these things, you could die." Those the words a mother never wants to hear.

Knowing CPR Saves Lives

Apr 4, 2017

Knowing CPR Saves Lives

Courtesy of The Paris Post-Intelligencer - Sudden cardiac arrest kills someone every 1.7 minutes, resulting in 350,000 deaths a year.

Here’s Why People Die Each Year In Gyms

Apr 4, 2017

Here’s Why People Die Each Year In Gyms

Strenuous exercise raises short-term risk of heart attack and cardiac arrest. Making sure your fitness club has a defibrillator can mean the difference between life and death.

‘Bangungot’: Why Young Men Die Suddenly In Their Sleep

Apr 4, 2017

‘Bangungot’: Why Young Men Die Suddenly In Their Sleep

Courtesy of Inquirer.Net - Over the weekend, I was invited to speak at the Cardio-Connect Asia Pacific Meeting in Hong Kong on why young people, including athletes, die suddenly, without showing any previous symptom related to a heart problem.

First Responders Save Surfer Dave

Apr 4, 2017

First Responders Save Surfer Dave

Courtesy of We Are Green Bay - Dave Schroeder never dreamed his morning surfing would end with him in the hospital and on the six o'clock news. But thanks to CPR skills his friend didn't even have, Schroeder can tell his story.

Remembering Tom Hardman: TH96

Apr 3, 2017

Remembering Tom Hardman: TH96

As the current first-class fixture between Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leeds Bradford MCCU draws to a close on Tuesday at Headingley, spare a thought for a player no longer with us.

New York To Provide Defibrillators For Youth Baseball Teams

Apr 3, 2017

New York To Provide Defibrillators For Youth Baseball Teams

Courtesy of ABC Action News - Little Leaguers playing in any of the parks in New York City this spring will be given a free automated external defibrillator, thanks to a new law.