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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.

Arkansas High School Nurse Revives Student After He Suffers Sudden Cardiac Death

Feb 12, 2018

Arkansas High School Nurse Revives Student After He Suffers Sudden Cardiac Death

Courtesy of ABC 7 - A high school nurse in Arkansas is being called a hero after she saved a student’s life.

CPR Saves Lives: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make is Doing Nothing

Feb 12, 2018

CPR Saves Lives: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make is Doing Nothing

Courtesy of Q13 Fox - According to the American Heart Association, CPR performed in the first few minutes of a Sudden Cardiac Arrest, can double or even triple a person's chance of survival

Quince Orchard High Student, Accomplished Football Player Dies from Heart Failure

Feb 12, 2018

Quince Orchard High Student, Accomplished Football Player Dies from Heart Failure

Courtesy of Fox 5 - A Montgomery County community is mourning the loss of teen Tyler Terry.

Irvington Athletic Trainer Hana Gross is A True Life Saver

Feb 9, 2018

Irvington Athletic Trainer Hana Gross is A True Life Saver

Courtesy of Lohud - Hana Gross does not work at Pelham Memorial High School, but her shift on Dec. 27 ended up being one that would change her life – and that of a local basketball player – forever.

The Heart of an Athlete

Feb 9, 2018

The Heart of an Athlete

Courtesy of Long Beach Post - The news often includes heartbreaking stories of young athletes dying during the middle of a game.

Late Archer High School Student’s Heart Continues to Beat Through His Foundation: Smiling Hearts

Feb 9, 2018

Late Archer High School Student’s Heart Continues to Beat Through His Foundation: Smiling Hearts

Courtesy of Gwinnett Citizen - “I’m not much of a traveler, but I’d sure would like to go to heaven,” These are the prophetic words spoken by Nick Blakely just a few hours before his sudden passing from the #1 killer of student-athletes, Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Teen Thanks Healthcare Heroes Who Saved Her Life

Feb 8, 2018

Teen Thanks Healthcare Heroes Who Saved Her Life

Courtesy of Greenwich Post - Seventeen-year-old Kelli MacTaggart of Greenwich has no memory of the cardiac arrest episode that had a multitude of Greenwich Hospital doctors and Greenwich Emergency Medical Service (GEMS) first responders scrambling to save her life last month.

12-Year-Old Who Recently Had the Flu Goes into Cardiac Arrest During Game

Feb 7, 2018

12-Year-Old Who Recently Had the Flu Goes into Cardiac Arrest During Game

Courtesy of News 10 - A 12-year-old Jefferson County girl collapsed and went into cardiac arrest while playing basketball Sunday. She's recently had the flu.