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Brave Kai,10, Had The Skills To Save His Mother After Cardiac Arrest

May 10, 2017

Brave Kai,10, Had The Skills To Save His Mother After Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Luton Today - A ten-year-old, quick-thinking youngster from Luton saved his mum’s life just a week after learning first aid skills at his Cub meeting.

Tantasqua Student Donates AED To School, Device Saved Her Life

May 10, 2017

Tantasqua Student Donates AED To School, Device Saved Her Life

Courtesy of Mass Live - Two years ago in February, Kathryn Henry was walking to her next class at Tantasqua Regional Junior High School when she collapsed in the stairwell.

Kids Health Matters: Screening For Inherited Heart Defects

May 10, 2017

Kids Health Matters: Screening For Inherited Heart Defects

Courtesy of ABC Action News - A child's heart condition can have bigger importance for a whole family if it's a defect that's inherited.

Harcum Student Will Graduate Thanks To LM Officers Who Saved Her Life

May 9, 2017

Harcum Student Will Graduate Thanks To LM Officers Who Saved Her Life

Courtesy of Main Line Times - In February of last year, Annie FitzPatrick, 20, of Merion nearly died after suffering sudden cardiac arrest in the parking lot of a Wawa in Penn Valley.

High-Salt Diet Putting Teens At Risk Of Heart Disease Later In Life

May 8, 2017

High-Salt Diet Putting Teens At Risk Of Heart Disease Later In Life

Courtesy of CTV News - Consuming too much salt is having a negative effect on teenager's health, and could possibly lead to cardiovascular disease in adulthood.

Sudden Cardiac Death/Ventricular Arrhythmia Risk In Atrial Fibrillation

May 8, 2017

Sudden Cardiac Death/Ventricular Arrhythmia Risk In Atrial Fibrillation

Courtesy of Cardiology Advisor - The risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD)/ventricular arrhythmias is considerably higher in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) compared with patients without AF, according to data recently published in Nature's Scientific Reports.

‘When I Died’: She Collapsed During A Workout. These Quick Decisions Saved Her Life

May 8, 2017

‘When I Died’: She Collapsed During A Workout. These Quick Decisions Saved Her Life

Courtesy of The Herald - It’s not every day you hear a story starting with “when I died,” but that’s how 22-year-old Amber Moloney remembers Feb. 6.

Man Who Restarted His Own Heart Uncovers A Potentially Deadly Genetic Condition

May 6, 2017

Man Who Restarted His Own Heart Uncovers A Potentially Deadly Genetic Condition

Courtesy of ABC Online - Darryl Madder was putting his feet up after a hard day of work at his Cairns nursery one day two-and-a-half years ago, when suddenly everything went dark.

Bystander CPR Saves Lives And Lessens Disability

May 5, 2017

Bystander CPR Saves Lives And Lessens Disability

Courtesy of NewsMax Health - When someone goes into cardiac arrest, quick action from bystanders can have a long-lasting impact, researchers say.

Runner In Stanchart Marathon Died From Sudden Cardiac Arrest

May 4, 2017

Runner In Stanchart Marathon Died From Sudden Cardiac Arrest

A 28-year-old Briton runner who collapsed during the Standard Chartered Marathon in Singapore last December died from a sudden cardiac arrest due to natural causes, a Coroner’s Inquiry has found.

New Source Of Dangerous Electrical Instability In The Heart

May 3, 2017

New Source Of Dangerous Electrical Instability In The Heart

Courtesy of Science Daily - Sudden cardiac death resulting from fibrillation -- erratic heartbeat due to electrical instability -- is one of the leading causes of death in the United States.

Is It A Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest Or Heart Failure?

May 3, 2017

Is It A Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest Or Heart Failure?

Courtesy of CapeCod.com News - When it comes to heart disease, understanding the differences between heart attack, cardiac arrest and heart failure isn’t easy.

Dual Heart Tests Best For Young Athletes

May 2, 2017

Dual Heart Tests Best For Young Athletes

Courtesy of WebMD - Young athletes should be screened with two common heart tests, not just one -- or early signs of life-threatening heart defects may be missed, researchers report.

Chiles Student Dies Days After Medical Emergency

May 2, 2017

Chiles Student Dies Days After Medical Emergency

Courtesy of Tallahassee Democrat - Davion Mikel Stephens, the Chiles special needs student who was rushed to a hospital after falling on the school's tennis courts last week, died Tuesday.

Kids Susceptible To Cardiac Arrest

May 2, 2017

Kids Susceptible To Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of The Journal Gazette - Two off-duty police officers and a nurse who happened to be in the stands helped save the life of a young player who collapsed during a Little League Baseball game.

Runner Out Of Hospital After Cardiac Arrest At Minimarathon

May 2, 2017

Runner Out Of Hospital After Cardiac Arrest At Minimarathon

Courtesy of WLKY - A runner who went into cardiac arrest at the finish line of Saturday's mini-marathon is out of the hospital.

Teenage Footballer Dies Of Cardiac Arrest After Match

May 1, 2017

Teenage Footballer Dies Of Cardiac Arrest After Match

Courtesy of S TV News - Tributes have been paid to a talented teenage footballer who collapsed and died of a suspected cardiac arrest mid-way through an under-15s match.

Automated Chest Compression Devices: 10 Things You Need To Know To Save Lives

Apr 27, 2017

Automated Chest Compression Devices: 10 Things You Need To Know To Save Lives

Courtesy of EMS 1 - Automatic CPR devices have been available for several decades now, yet they haven’t received widespread acceptance as the standard of care for cardiac arrest management. Here are 10 things you need to know about automatic CPR devices:

Charleston Catholic Student Donates Automated External Defibrillators To School

Apr 27, 2017

Charleston Catholic Student Donates Automated External Defibrillators To School

Courtesy of Charleston Gazette-Mail - Izak Young remembers Leland Brown II as a friend who felt like an older brother. Young was devastated the day in May 2014 that Brown died of sudden cardiac arrest at age 15, while playing basketball at his St. Albans home with friends.

Female Rugby Player, 23, Collapses And Dies After Training Match

Apr 26, 2017

Female Rugby Player, 23, Collapses And Dies After Training Match

Courtesy of Daily Mail - A rugby player who collapsed and died after suffering a head injury during a training match had suffered two other similar injuries in the nine months before her death.