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Learn First Aid Techniques to Save Lives

Mar 10, 2018

Learn First Aid Techniques to Save Lives

Courtesy of Picayune Item - Automated External Defibrillators save thousands of lives across the United States every year.

Schoolboy's Life Saved Ten Times by His Defibrillator

Mar 9, 2018

Schoolboy's Life Saved Ten Times by His Defibrillator

Courtesy of Birmingham Live - A schoolboy who suffered a cardiac arrest on his way home from school has had his life saved ten times by his implanted defibrillator.

Mother Backs Genetic Heart Screening After Son, Mother and Sister Diagnosed with Same Life-Threatening Defect

Mar 8, 2018

Mother Backs Genetic Heart Screening After Son, Mother and Sister Diagnosed with Same Life-Threatening Defect

Courtesy of The Herald - A DUNDEE mother is raising awareness of cardiac screening after both herself and her son were diagnosed with potentially deadly heart defects.

How Two Ordinary Dads Used CPR to Save A 12-Year-Old Boy at Pool Party

Mar 4, 2018

How Two Ordinary Dads Used CPR to Save A 12-Year-Old Boy at Pool Party

Courtesy of News.Com.AU - EVERY time Jeremy Nelson and Rachel Miles hug their son Xavier, they feel like embracing the dads that saved their 12-year-old thanks to CPR when he went into cardiac arrest at a party.

FSU Graduate and Tallahassee Native Survives Cardiac Arrest, Preaches Importance of CPR

Mar 2, 2018

FSU Graduate and Tallahassee Native Survives Cardiac Arrest, Preaches Importance of CPR

Courtesy of WCTV - Cardiac arrest can be a killer. For people it strikes outside of a hospital, it almost always is.

Volleyball Player Who 'Died' Re-enacts it on Video for A Reason

Mar 2, 2018

Volleyball Player Who 'Died' Re-enacts it on Video for A Reason

Courtesy of MLive - Every year since 2013, Dayle Wood sends a card to Aquinas College athletic trainer Kevin Parker. The message varies, but it always includes a thank you and it's always delivered on Sept. 9.

Olympian Dana Vollmer on Arrhythmia and Athletics

Mar 1, 2018

Olympian Dana Vollmer on Arrhythmia and Athletics

Courtesy of Everyday Health - Seven-time Olympic medalist Dana Vollmer discusses having arrhythmia as an athlete and why women need to monitor their heart health.

Football May Cause Harmful Changes To Your Heart

Feb 28, 2018

Football May Cause Harmful Changes To Your Heart

Courtesy of Medical Daily - Football players have a higher chance of developing heart rhythm disorders later in life, according to a new body of research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 67th Annual Scientific Session.

Here Are 15 Facts About Sudden Cardiac Arrest You Must Know

Feb 27, 2018

Here Are 15 Facts About Sudden Cardiac Arrest You Must Know

Courtesy of Times Now - The survival rate of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is extremely low.

Supermodel Niki Taylor Opens Up About the Heart Disease that Killed Her Sister

Feb 27, 2018

Supermodel Niki Taylor Opens Up About the Heart Disease that Killed Her Sister

Courtesy of Fox News - Supermodel Niki Taylor lost her only sister, Krissy, to heart disease when she was just 17 years old.

TEEN TRAGEDY Fitness Fanatic, 17, Collapsed and Died from Heart Condition While Training to Join the Army

Feb 27, 2018

TEEN TRAGEDY Fitness Fanatic, 17, Collapsed and Died from Heart Condition While Training to Join the Army

Courtesy of The Sun - Oliver McIvor, who had no history of cardiac problems, suffered heart failure after going on a run to prepare for life in the Duke of Lancaster Regiment.

Bystander Use of Defibrillator Doubles Chance of Cardiac Arrest Survival

Feb 26, 2018

Bystander Use of Defibrillator Doubles Chance of Cardiac Arrest Survival

Courtesy of UPI - New research shows that surviving cardiac arrest may depend on a bystander quickly shocking your heart back into its normal rhythm, and that is more likely to happen if an automated external defibrillator is handy.

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.