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After Suffering Cardiac Arrest as Teen, Heidi Stewart Aims to Educate Others

Jan 29, 2018

After Suffering Cardiac Arrest as Teen, Heidi Stewart Aims to Educate Others

Courtesy of The Columbian - The first thing Heidi Stewart did when she woke up in the cardiovascular intensive care unit was try to wiggle her fingers and toes. The 18-year-old high school senior had suffered sudden cardiac arrest.

Four in Ten Cardiomyopathies - A Major Cause of Sudden Death in Young People - Are Genetic

Jan 24, 2018

Four in Ten Cardiomyopathies - A Major Cause of Sudden Death in Young People - Are Genetic

Courtesy of European Society of Cardiology - Four in ten cardiomyopathies – a major cause of sudden cardiac death and heart failure in young people – are genetic.

When Palpitations Lead to Cardiac Arrest

Jan 22, 2018

When Palpitations Lead to Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of ANI - Fluttering of your heart is not always the sign of love, nor is skipping of a beat. The fluttering could be a sign that you need to pay attention to your heart.

Ceremony Honors Individuals who Saved the Life of Teen Volleyball Player

Jan 21, 2018

Ceremony Honors Individuals who Saved the Life of Teen Volleyball Player

Courtesy of Kenosha News - 17-year-old Franklin teenager was practicing with his B-18 team of the Southport Volleyball Club at the Boys & Girls Club when he fell over.

Neighbour Saves Boy, 11, Who Was 'Minutes from Death' after Collapsing

Jan 21, 2018

Neighbour Saves Boy, 11, Who Was 'Minutes from Death' after Collapsing

Courtesy of Yahoo News - A Queensland mum, with help from her neighbour, has managed to save the life of an 11-year-old boy who went into cardiac arrest.

11-Year-Old 'Minutes from Death' Saved by Neighbour

Jan 19, 2018

11-Year-Old 'Minutes from Death' Saved by Neighbour

Courtesy of Fraser Coast Chronicle - HARRY Stewart looks like an ordinary 11-year-old boy, but just last month he was minutes from death.

Grieving Father Is 'All Heart' About Turning Son's Tragic Death Into Life-Saving Cardiac Program

Jan 18, 2018

Grieving Father Is 'All Heart' About Turning Son's Tragic Death Into Life-Saving Cardiac Program

Courtesy of My Central Jersey - An easel displaying four oversized color pictures of Sean, who died on his 13th birthday in August 2008, created a heart-touching backdrop as Fisher, a resident of Waldwick in Bergen County, spoke to members of the media about the Sean Fisher Memorial Foundation’s latest mission.

Support Group Hopes to Save Lives!

Jan 17, 2018

Support Group Hopes to Save Lives!

Courtesy of The Berry GEM - A Bridgend woman who knows the devastation caused by undiagnosed cardiomyopathy is helping to start a local support group.

‘Country Staring at an Unhealthy Future’

Jan 17, 2018

‘Country Staring at an Unhealthy Future’

Courtesy of The Hindu - Among health risks that obese kids face, cardiac arrhythmia is a danger that has been silently lurking around.

A Reagan Hoops Player’s Sudden Return from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Jan 16, 2018

A Reagan Hoops Player’s Sudden Return from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Rivard Report - Three minutes into a morning basketball drill in the school gym, Reagan High School guard Kaeyel Moore collapsed, hitting the floor with a thud.

What to Know About Cardiomegaly

Jan 14, 2018

What to Know About Cardiomegaly

Courtesy of Lockport Press - Cardiomegaly is an enlarged heart. It is not a disease, but a sign of another condition.

Heart Condition Ends Russell’s UF Career Before it Starts

Jan 11, 2018

Heart Condition Ends Russell’s UF Career Before it Starts

Courtesy of Gator Sports - True freshman defensive back Randy Russell’s promising Florida career has ended before it even had a chance to start.

Days After Being Told She Had the Flu, Girl Dies of Cardiac Arrest, Septic Shock

Jan 11, 2018

Days After Being Told She Had the Flu, Girl Dies of Cardiac Arrest, Septic Shock

Courtesy of Stuff - Alyssa came home from school on December 13 with flu-like symptoms and died four days later.

Former St. Augustine, Wofford Football Player Tarek Odom Dies at 24

Jan 10, 2018

Former St. Augustine, Wofford Football Player Tarek Odom Dies at 24

Courtesy of St. Augustine Record - Tarek Odom, a St. Augustine High graduate and the Times-Union’s Defensive Player of the Year in 2010, died suddenly on Tuesday night.

ICDs Life-Saving—but Risky—for Children with Brugada Syndrome

Jan 10, 2018

ICDs Life-Saving—but Risky—for Children with Brugada Syndrome

Courtesy of Cardiovascular Business - Roughly 1 in 4 children with Brugada syndrome treated with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) received life-saving shock therapy.

Fast-Acting Coach Saves Reagan HS Student Who Went Into Cardiac Arrest, Stopped Breathing

Jan 9, 2018

Fast-Acting Coach Saves Reagan HS Student Who Went Into Cardiac Arrest, Stopped Breathing

Courtesy of KSAT - A coach is being credited with helping save a Reagan High School student who went into cardiac arrest Tuesday morning.

CPR: Learn to Stop, Assist and Revive

Jan 8, 2018

CPR: Learn to Stop, Assist and Revive

Courtesy of The Australian - I was driving home from my morning swim when I suddenly went offline. I was in cardiac arrest, a state technically known as “deceased”.

Girl Saved by Firefighters, Nurses After Falling Into Cardiac Arrest

Jan 8, 2018

Girl Saved by Firefighters, Nurses After Falling Into Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Fox News - Quick action by first-responders is being credited with saving the life of a young girl who collapsed on the sideline of a basketball tournament in Kentucky on Saturday.

A Second Chance

Jan 5, 2018

A Second Chance

Courtesy of Marshall Independent - Without immediate treatment, nine out of 10 victims of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) lose their life.

Mother Seeks Answers after Son Dies on Flight Home for Christmas

Jan 2, 2018

Mother Seeks Answers after Son Dies on Flight Home for Christmas

Courtesy of ABC News - Griffin Gutwa appeared to be a fit and healthy 18-year-old freshman embarking on his dream of becoming a neurosurgeon, but that dream ended days before Christmas, when Gutwa died on board Delta flight 1687.