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Sudden Cardiac Death: The Silent Killer

Jul 11, 2018

Sudden Cardiac Death: The Silent Killer

Courtesy of My Arklamiss - They run, they sweat, they play ball, but one out of every 54,000 NCAA athletes a year fall victim to an unexpected illness. Sudden cardiac death also known as SCD.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Can Affect Anyone

Jul 2, 2018

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Can Affect Anyone

Courtesy of Midland Daily News - Cardiomyopathy is a term that encompasses several types of heart disease.

Movie Night Raises Funds for Cardiac-Death Awareness in Tucson Girl's Memory

Jul 2, 2018

Movie Night Raises Funds for Cardiac-Death Awareness in Tucson Girl's Memory

Courtesy of Tucson - Andra Dalrymple wanted to save the world by her 16th birthday. After she succumbed to sudden cardiac death at age 12, Andra’s family made a plan to bring her dream to fruition one heart at a time through the Andra Heart Foundation.

Overcoming Tragedy, Owen Toland Displays His Heart of Gold and Shines Athletically at Lincoln-Sudbury His Senior Year

Jun 30, 2018

Overcoming Tragedy, Owen Toland Displays His Heart of Gold and Shines Athletically at Lincoln-Sudbury His Senior Year

Courtesy of Wicked Local - Following the sudden death of his father from a rare heart infection on Christmas Day of 2012, Owen Toland soon endured his own battle with a heart defect.

Genetic Heart Disease Ends Career of NCAA Football Player

Jun 28, 2018

Genetic Heart Disease Ends Career of NCAA Football Player

Courtesy of The Wild Card - Nana Asiedu was expected to be one of the key contributors to Penn State football this fall, but the true freshman has announced that his football career is now over.

McLaren Flint Hospital Nurse Saves Man's Life on Airplane

Jun 27, 2018

McLaren Flint Hospital Nurse Saves Man's Life on Airplane

Courtesy of ABC 12 - A nurse at McLaren Flint hospital helped save the life of a man in cardiac arrest aboard an airliner in Detroit.

Heart Disease In Children: Everything You Need To Know

Jun 27, 2018

Heart Disease In Children: Everything You Need To Know

Courtesy of NDTV - Heart diseases, to most people, are a problem of the elderly. Infants and adolescents seem to be safe from these ailments. Heart diseases in children are more common than you know!

Tributes Paid to Irish Youth Footballer After Shocking Sudden Death

Jun 27, 2018

Tributes Paid to Irish Youth Footballer After Shocking Sudden Death

Courtesy of The Irish Post - Tributes have been paid to a young footballer who died suddenly in Belfast this week.

Flagstaff Man Credited with Saving Coworker's Life

Jun 26, 2018

Flagstaff Man Credited with Saving Coworker's Life

Courtesy of AZ Family - A Flagstaff man is being applauded for his quick action after saving a coworker's life using the newest CPR technique.

These Are the Most Common Congenital Heart Defects

Jun 26, 2018

These Are the Most Common Congenital Heart Defects

Courtesy of U.S. News - Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth disorders in the United States, affecting nearly 1 percent of the annual births in the country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

EDITORIAL: Require AEDs for Youth Sports

Jun 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: Require AEDs for Youth Sports

Courtesy of Daily Record - When a Colonia High School basketball player collapsed on the court at Edison High School in January 2016, coaches and trainers knew right away what needed to be done to save his life.

'It Was the Longest 24 Minutes of My Life' - How Mum Saved Daughter's Life After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Jun 25, 2018

'It Was the Longest 24 Minutes of My Life' - How Mum Saved Daughter's Life After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Leicestershire Live - Amelia Naylor, 11, may have set a world record - just a year after her cardiac arrest.

Tufaro and Sherrod Foundations Provide AED and Training to Edison Youth Football Program

Jun 24, 2018

Tufaro and Sherrod Foundations Provide AED and Training to Edison Youth Football Program

The Marisa Tufaro Foundation and the Kittim N. Sherrod Foundation have partnered to provide AED and cardiopulmonary resuscitation training.

CPR is Key to Survival of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Jun 22, 2018

CPR is Key to Survival of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Medical Xpress - Cardiopulmonary resuscitation increases the possibility of surviving sudden cardiac arrest.

Doctor Recognized for Saving A Teen Life

Jun 21, 2018

Doctor Recognized for Saving A Teen Life

Courtesy of Coastal View - On June 14, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department recognized Dr. Reyna Talanian of Sansum Clinic Carpinteria for her life-saving work.

Teenage Lacrosse Player Cardiac Arrest Survivor to Meet His EMS & Chain of Survival Rescuers

Jun 20, 2018

Teenage Lacrosse Player Cardiac Arrest Survivor to Meet His EMS & Chain of Survival Rescuers

Courtesy of The Lund Report - On May 23rd, Colby Clay was struck in the chest by a lacrosse ball while on the playing field. Immediately complaining of shortness of breath-he went unresponsive.

Heart Foundation Encourages School Administrators to Screen Athletes

Jun 19, 2018

Heart Foundation Encourages School Administrators to Screen Athletes

Courtesy of The Gleaner - Consultant, Emergency Health and Director at the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) Dr Hugh Wong is reminding school administrators to ensure that active students, such as athletes, are screened to ascertain risk for sudden cardiac arrest.

What To Do In Emergency Situations

Jun 19, 2018

What To Do In Emergency Situations

Courtesy of IOL - Emergencies can happen anywhere, in a shopping centre, on the street, at a social function or in your own home.

New Jersey Heroes Honored for Saving Lives

Jun 18, 2018

New Jersey Heroes Honored for Saving Lives

Courtesy of Tap Into - Thirty-eight individuals and organizations in New Jersey were recently honored at the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association 2018 New Jersey American Heartsavers and Stroke Heroes Awards for their life-saving efforts.

Shouts from the Stands: Heart Screenings in High School Athletes

Jun 16, 2018

Shouts from the Stands: Heart Screenings in High School Athletes

Courtesy of Swim Swam - "Heart screenings can ultimately identify heart conditions, and therefore prevent sudden cardiac arrest."