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Some Facts about Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Feb 26, 2018

Some Facts about Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Siasat - Following the death of the veteran actress, Sridevi, of sudden cardiac arrest, many people are left with confusion and anxiety over the cause of it.

A Heart, Once Stopped, Now Beats with A Passion for Helping Others

Feb 26, 2018

A Heart, Once Stopped, Now Beats with A Passion for Helping Others

Courtesy of Abbott - On February 3, 2003, Abbott colleague Ashley Shepherd – then a 15-year-old high-school student – was prepared to take to the court for basketball practice.

Mom Remembers UT Student Who Died After Collapsing During Boxing Weekend Tournament

Feb 25, 2018

Mom Remembers UT Student Who Died After Collapsing During Boxing Weekend Tournament

Courtesy of News Channel 11 - A participant in the Ace Miller Boxing Tournament died Friday after collapsing during a boxing match.

Cardiac Arrest: What To Know

Feb 25, 2018

Cardiac Arrest: What To Know

Courtesy of The Stanly News & Press - Chances are, we all know someone affected by heart disease.

Heartbroken Derby Mum Tells How Her Son, 17, Was Found Dead on His Bed - but He Leaves An Incredible Legacy

Feb 23, 2018

Heartbroken Derby Mum Tells How Her Son, 17, Was Found Dead on His Bed - but He Leaves An Incredible Legacy

Courtesy of Derby Telegraph - 'We needed to find something that would help us to bring light out of the dark we found ourselves in'

Team Effort: School Nurse, JROTC Instructor Saves Basha High School Student in Cardiac Arrest

Feb 22, 2018

Team Effort: School Nurse, JROTC Instructor Saves Basha High School Student in Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of ABC 15 Arizona - A true team effort helped save the life of a Basha High School student who went into cardiac arrest.

Parents Of Boy Who Died During Football Practice Meet Paramedic Who Tried To Save Him

Feb 21, 2018

Parents Of Boy Who Died During Football Practice Meet Paramedic Who Tried To Save Him

Courtesy of CBS New York - Paramedic Michael Rizzo Suffers From Same Heart Condition As Sean Fisher.

Obesity May Cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young People, Study Says

Feb 19, 2018

Obesity May Cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young People, Study Says

Courtesy of UPI - Obesity and high blood pressure may play a much greater role in sudden cardiac arrest among young people than previously thought, a new study suggests.

Parent's Plea After Devon Teen Suddenly Dies from Undiagnosed Heart Condition

Feb 19, 2018

Parent's Plea After Devon Teen Suddenly Dies from Undiagnosed Heart Condition

Courtesy of Devon Live - "It was the worst day of our lives, your whole world can change in a flick of a switch."

Waldwick Parents on a Mission to Protect Student-Athletes After Death of Son Sean Fisher

Feb 19, 2018

Waldwick Parents on a Mission to Protect Student-Athletes After Death of Son Sean Fisher

Courtesy of North Jersey - Just weeks before he turned 13, Sean Fisher's father Jim says he had to give up playfully sparring with his growing son.

Childhood Obesity: It's Time to Take Action

Feb 18, 2018

Childhood Obesity: It's Time to Take Action

Courtesy of The Gazette - It's time - past time, really - to launch broad-based, serious conversations about the health of our children.

Guard Yourself Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Beware of Palpitations

Feb 17, 2018

Guard Yourself Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Beware of Palpitations

Courtesy of Business Standard - Fluttering of your heart is not always a sign of love, nor is skipping of a beat.

Their Teacher’s Lips Turned Blue. These Students Saved Her Life

Feb 16, 2018

Their Teacher’s Lips Turned Blue. These Students Saved Her Life

Courtesy of Bradenton Herald - A Manatee County teacher is alive after a group of high school students, staff members and teachers came together to save her life after she stopped breathing in the middle of class.

More Than Fancy Pacemakers: How ICDs Help You

Feb 16, 2018

More Than Fancy Pacemakers: How ICDs Help You

Courtesy of Health Essentials - When you’re at risk of sudden cardiac death, one small device can save your life. That’s the implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD).

UNT Cheerleader Warns Young Athletes About Rare Heart Defect

Feb 16, 2018

UNT Cheerleader Warns Young Athletes About Rare Heart Defect

Courtesy of KXAN - A routine checkup led to an eye-opening diagnosis of a rare heart defect for a University of North Texas cheerleader.

Severe Chest Pain, Indicator to Sudden Death

Feb 15, 2018

Severe Chest Pain, Indicator to Sudden Death

Courtesy of New Telegraph - A story of apparently healthy persons who suddenly collapses and dies is now a common feature in the news.

She Lost Her Daughter to a Heart Defect. Now She's Working to Prevent Such Tragedies

Feb 14, 2018

She Lost Her Daughter to a Heart Defect. Now She's Working to Prevent Such Tragedies

Courtesy of York Daily Record - Did you ever wish someone you met could be introduced to the rest of the world?

Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack: The Important Difference

Feb 14, 2018

Cardiac Arrest vs. Heart Attack: The Important Difference

Courtesy of My Panhandle - When someone feels chest pain, dizziness, or other symptoms, they're likely having an immediate issue with their heart.

Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in Young People

Feb 13, 2018

Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in Young People

Courtesy of Inova Newsroom - The horror stories pop up every so often in the news: A previously healthy, active child dies suddenly on the athletic field or in their sleep from a cardiac arrest.

Community Mourns Unforeseen Death of Quince Orchard Student-Athlete

Feb 12, 2018

Community Mourns Unforeseen Death of Quince Orchard Student-Athlete

Courtesy of ABC 7 - A community and a family are mourning following the unforeseen death of Tyler Terry.