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Teens Who Are Overweight Are At Risk Of Cardiac Arrhythmia

Jun 29, 2017

Teens Who Are Overweight Are At Risk Of Cardiac Arrhythmia

Courtesy of The Siver Times - 17% of children and French teenagers are overweight or obese. A statistic that worries health authorities.

School District Foots Bill To Supply 100 Elementary Schools With Costly AED Device

Jun 28, 2017

School District Foots Bill To Supply 100 Elementary Schools With Costly AED Device

Courtesy of Philadelphia Weekly - By the end of June, the Philadelphia School District will have equipped each of its 214 schools with an automated emergency defibrillator.

Adolescent Obesity Linked To Early Mortality From Cardiovascular Diseases

Jun 28, 2017

Adolescent Obesity Linked To Early Mortality From Cardiovascular Diseases

Courtesy of EurekAlert! - New Israeli study shows even BMIs in normal range associated with increased cardiovascular risk.

SafeBeat Announces Collaboration With Wolfson Children’s Hospital To Provide Life-Saving Heart Screenings For Students In South Georgia And North Florida

Jun 28, 2017

SafeBeat Announces Collaboration With Wolfson Children’s Hospital To Provide Life-Saving Heart Screenings For Students In South Georgia And North Florida

SafeBeat and Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville, Florida, have finalized an agreement with the goal to provide free preventative heart screenings for middle and high-school students in North Florida and South Georgia.

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy And Genetics

Jun 27, 2017

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy And Genetics

Courtesy of Cherokee Tribune-Ledger News - The most common of cardiac myopathies, HCM is thought to be prevalent in 1 out of 500 individuals.

When Your Heart Is Not In The Game - Sudden Death On The Sports Field

Jun 27, 2017

When Your Heart Is Not In The Game - Sudden Death On The Sports Field

Courtesy of The Irish Times - GAA player Cathal Joyce woke up at the sideline, surrounded by paramedics, and was so weak he couldn’t lift his arms and didn’t know what was happening.

Three Ways To Prepare Your Staff To Respond To Workplace Emergencies

Jun 26, 2017

Three Ways To Prepare Your Staff To Respond To Workplace Emergencies

Courtesy of Associations Now - Two recent American Heart Association surveys revealed that U.S. workers are not prepared for cardiac emergencies at the office.

Team Develops Risk Assessment Score To Predict, Help Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Jun 26, 2017

Team Develops Risk Assessment Score To Predict, Help Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Medical Express - A Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigator and his team have developed a new risk assessment tool that brings physicians closer to predicting who is most likely to suffer a sudden cardiac arrest, a condition that is fatal in more than 90 percent of patients.

Zebras Players Screened For Heart Defects

Jun 26, 2017

Zebras Players Screened For Heart Defects

Courtesy of Weekend Post - The decision to subject players to a series of cardiac screening comes at a time when football players continue to lose lives on the field of play.

Giant Tickers: Elite Athlete’s Heart Shows Benefits Of Exercise

Jun 25, 2017

Giant Tickers: Elite Athlete’s Heart Shows Benefits Of Exercise

Courtesy of Herald Sun - THE big-hearted efforts of elite endurance athletes are unlocking secrets that could save average Australians from heart disease and related issues.

Spike In Cardiac Arrest Saves Stunning

Jun 23, 2017

Spike In Cardiac Arrest Saves Stunning

Courtesy of Fremont Tribune - For someone suffering cardiac arrest, saying “every second counts” may seem trite — but it’s true.

Health Minister Supports Prescreening Of Student Athletes

Jun 22, 2017

Health Minister Supports Prescreening Of Student Athletes

Courtesy of Jamaica Information Service - Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says he is in full support of efforts to encourage the prescreening of student athletes in sports.

Most America Workers Don't Have Access To CPR, AED Training

Jun 21, 2017

Most America Workers Don't Have Access To CPR, AED Training

Courtesy of WAFF - If your coworker had a heart attack in the middle of the office today - would you know what to do? Are you First Aid, CPR or AED certified?

East Kilbride Schoolboy Jack, 7, Fights Back After Double Heart Op Trauma

Jun 21, 2017

East Kilbride Schoolboy Jack, 7, Fights Back After Double Heart Op Trauma

Courtesy of Daily Record - The Mossneuk Primary pupil was born with Aortic Valve Stenosis which, if untreated, can lead to sudden cardiac arrest.

Cardiac Arrest: You Can Save Someone’s Life With CPR

Jun 20, 2017

Cardiac Arrest: You Can Save Someone’s Life With CPR

Courtesy of Yahoo! News - Cardiac arrest, or a sudden loss of heart function, can occur without warning.

1,000 Cases Of Sudden Cardiac Death In Singapore Each Year — That's Equivalent To Three Cases A Day

Jun 19, 2017

1,000 Cases Of Sudden Cardiac Death In Singapore Each Year — That's Equivalent To Three Cases A Day

Courtesy of The New Paper - About 1,000 cases of sudden cardiac death occur among Singaporeans every year.

'It Can Save A Life': Make Sure You Know These 7 Basic CPR Tips

Jun 18, 2017

'It Can Save A Life': Make Sure You Know These 7 Basic CPR Tips

Courtesy of The Advocate - When a heart stops beating, doctors turn to the latest technology to start it again. But when cardiac arrest occurs far from a hospital, the rescue technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation reliably saves lives.

AFL Player, 19, Goes Into Cardiac Arrest And Has To Be Given CPR On The Field After Being Hit In The Face By The Ball

Jun 18, 2017

AFL Player, 19, Goes Into Cardiac Arrest And Has To Be Given CPR On The Field After Being Hit In The Face By The Ball

Courtesy of Daily Mail - A footy player has been revived on the field after going into cardiac arrest when hit in the face by a ball.

KSAFA Bars Player After Discovering Heart Condition

Jun 17, 2017

KSAFA Bars Player After Discovering Heart Condition

Courtesy of The Star - Since the death of Olympic Gardens player Okeem Forth from a reported heart failure, the Kingston and St Andrew Football (KSAFA) has now mandated that all youth players in its competitions be medically screened and at least one player has been barred after it was discovered that he has an underlying heart condition.

Two Harbors Celebrates Heart Safe Designation

Jun 16, 2017

Two Harbors Celebrates Heart Safe Designation

Courtesy of News Chronicle - Members of Two Harbors City gathered June 8 to celebrate the city's certification as a "Heart Safe Community" by the Minnesota Department of Health.