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Local Football Coaches Learn How To Keep Athletes Safe On The Field

Jun 4, 2017

Local Football Coaches Learn How To Keep Athletes Safe On The Field

Courtesy of ABC 6 News - Most athletes are told at one point or another to 'get their head in the game', but an increased amount of research regarding concussions in athletes may be changing what that saying means.

People Who Survived Cardiac Arrest Reunited With EMS Workers

Jun 2, 2017

People Who Survived Cardiac Arrest Reunited With EMS Workers

Courtesy of LF Press - On a December morning, Marilyn Samways got a phone call saying that her daughter Jennifer was in the emergency room after undergoing cardiac arrest.

Helping Henry: Big Bend Gets More Pediatric Care

Jun 1, 2017

Helping Henry: Big Bend Gets More Pediatric Care

Courtesy of WTXL Tallahassee - The Big Bend is looking to add more pediatric specialists, thanks to a partnership between Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare and Wolfson Children's Hospital of Jacksonville.

The Power To Save A Life, In Your Hands

Jun 1, 2017

The Power To Save A Life, In Your Hands

Courtesy of New York Daily News - Sudden cardiac arrest kills one person every two minutes. That is about 400,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. That’s half of all heart disease deaths.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Claims Thousands Of Lives; Knowing What To Do Can Help Save Lives

Jun 1, 2017

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Claims Thousands Of Lives; Knowing What To Do Can Help Save Lives

Many people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest die before getting to a hospital, so every second counts.

Teaching Kids To Restart A Heart

May 31, 2017

Teaching Kids To Restart A Heart

Courtesy of Jackson Hole News & Guide - Would you know how to react if someone dropped to the floor in cardiac arrest right in front of you?

Hundreds Farewell Waitohi Rugby Player Bevan Moody

May 31, 2017

Hundreds Farewell Waitohi Rugby Player Bevan Moody

Courtesy of Stuff - Hundreds have gathered to farewell a rugby player who collapsed on the field, marking his funeral with a haka on the streets of Blenheim.

CPR Awareness Week Kicks Off June 1

May 31, 2017

CPR Awareness Week Kicks Off June 1

Courtesy of WSPA News - June 1-7 is CPR and AED Awareness Week.  It’s aimed to raise awareness and numbers of people trained to help increase bystander response rates in cardiac emergencies.

Could You, Would You Save A Life? This CPR-AED Awareness Week, Vow To Know How

May 30, 2017

Could You, Would You Save A Life? This CPR-AED Awareness Week, Vow To Know How

Courtesy of Huffington Post - As she prepared for the PurpleStride 5K in Kansas City a few weeks ago, Brooke Worrel took her time attaching the racing number to her shirt. This usually mindless task was a lot tougher with all the tears filling her eyes.

Heart Screenings Staged In Memory Of Alsager Man Who Died From Undiagnosed Heart Condition

May 29, 2017

Heart Screenings Staged In Memory Of Alsager Man Who Died From Undiagnosed Heart Condition

Courtesy of The Sentinel - Heartbroken Lucy Goodwin saw her world come crashing down when her fiance suddenly died at the age of just 35.

Performing CPR To The Bee Gees, Beyonce And Missy Elliot Could Save Lives

May 27, 2017

Performing CPR To The Bee Gees, Beyonce And Missy Elliot Could Save Lives

Courtesy of Today - With sweltering summer weather just around the corner, now is as good a time as ever to learn the basics of hands-only CPR — knowledge that could save the life of someone you know.

Marin Voice: A Seventh-Grader May Come To Your Rescue

May 27, 2017

Marin Voice: A Seventh-Grader May Come To Your Rescue

Courtesy of Marin Independent Journal - While it is well known that cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) saves lives, don’t be surprised if a seventh-grader comes to your aid in a time of need.

Montoursville’s Dinges Overcomes Brush With Death, Off To PIAAs In Javelin

May 26, 2017

Montoursville’s Dinges Overcomes Brush With Death, Off To PIAAs In Javelin

Courtesy of Sun-Gazette - Josh Dinges doesn’t remember the day he died. What he knows is from second-hand accounts.

Pasadena Fire Department And Huntington Hospital To Host Hands Only CPR Training

May 25, 2017

Pasadena Fire Department And Huntington Hospital To Host Hands Only CPR Training

Courtesy of Pasadena Independent - On Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Pasadena Fire Department and Huntington Hospital personnel will teach the community how to save a life with CPR.

Marlborough Rugby Player Bevan Moody Dies After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

May 25, 2017

Marlborough Rugby Player Bevan Moody Dies After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Stuff - Bevan Moody's family and friends are today mourning the loss of a young family man after the Waitohi rugby player died in Nelson hospital.

Portable Defibrillators Called 'Mikeys' Are Saving Young Lives

May 25, 2017

Portable Defibrillators Called 'Mikeys' Are Saving Young Lives

Courtesy of The Star - Emily Herbert was diagnosed at age 5 with Brugada syndrome, a lifelong genetic condition that increases the risk of sudden cardiac arrest.

Songs You Should Sing While Performing CPR

May 23, 2017

Songs You Should Sing While Performing CPR

Courtesy of ABC News Baltimore - If you know the Star Wars theme song, you can potentially save a life.

Heal With Exercise: Pre-Exercise Medical Screening

May 23, 2017

Heal With Exercise: Pre-Exercise Medical Screening

Courtesy of The Straits Times - A medical screening allows you to tailor your exercises according to your existing health conditions.

The Importance Of Screening Early For Heart Disease

May 23, 2017

The Importance Of Screening Early For Heart Disease

Courtesy of WUSA 9 - In the US, cardiovascular disease kills more people than all cancers combined. While we routinely screen to detect cancer at the earliest, most treatable stage, we don't routinely screen early for heart disease.

Two Steps To Save A Life

May 22, 2017

Two Steps To Save A Life

Courtesy of AHHerald.com - Would you know what to do if you witnessed a cardiac emergency?  A recent survey suggests that only half of Americans can be counted on to perform CPR in an emergency and 61 percent worry they could unintentionally hurt the victim.