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Don’t Wait To Call 9-1-1 If You Experience Heart Attack Symptoms

Jun 16, 2017

Don’t Wait To Call 9-1-1 If You Experience Heart Attack Symptoms

Courtesy of HVNN - About 40% of the 1.1 million heart attacks that occur annually in the U.S. are fatal – don’t be one of them.

HEART Foundation Of Jamaica Marks CPR Week June 18-24

Jun 15, 2017

HEART Foundation Of Jamaica Marks CPR Week June 18-24

Courtesy of Jamaica Information Service - The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) is observing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Week from June 18 to 24 under the theme ‘Prepare, Respond, Revive’.

Defibrillator Drones To Boost Cardiac Arrest Survival

Jun 13, 2017

Defibrillator Drones To Boost Cardiac Arrest Survival

Courtesy of The Telegraph - Defibrillator-carrying drones promise to dramatically boost survival rates for people suffering cardiac arrest after a new study found they could reach patients four times faster than an ambulance.

AEDs: The Life-Saving Devices That Everyone Should Know How To Use

Jun 12, 2017

AEDs: The Life-Saving Devices That Everyone Should Know How To Use

Courtesy of EHS Today - Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, anywhere, at any time.

Save A Life!

Jun 11, 2017

Save A Life!

Courtesy of The Barbados Advocate - BARBADIANS OF all walks of life are being encouraged to pursue training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automated external defibrillators.

Study Author: Conventional CPR Education Efforts Should Intensify For Children

Jun 9, 2017

Study Author: Conventional CPR Education Efforts Should Intensify For Children

Courtesy of Bonner County Daily Bee - Education efforts to teach bystander CPR should intensify in minority communities.

Young Jacksonville Stroke Survivor Had Lots Of Luck On Friday The 13th

Jun 6, 2017

Young Jacksonville Stroke Survivor Had Lots Of Luck On Friday The 13th

Courtesy of The Florida Times-Union - On Friday, Jan. 13, her 14-year-old son Jordan Mason, a 7th grader, suffered a stroke. That wasn’t the lucky part.

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Pushes To Make CPR Mandatory In Schools

Jun 6, 2017

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Pushes To Make CPR Mandatory In Schools

Courtesy of KSN - An initiative to educate more young people about CPR is gaining some momentum.

Heart Attack And Cardiac Arrest: THIS Is What To Do If You Suffer An Emergency On A Flight

Jun 6, 2017

Heart Attack And Cardiac Arrest: THIS Is What To Do If You Suffer An Emergency On A Flight

Courtesy of Express - HEART attacks and cardiac arrests are two of the heart-related emergencies that can affect people at any moment - including on a flight.

For Otherwise Healthy Mom, 'Everything Changed' When Her Heart Stopped In Her Sleep

Jun 5, 2017

For Otherwise Healthy Mom, 'Everything Changed' When Her Heart Stopped In Her Sleep

Courtesy of Philly - Almost nine years ago, I was 35 years old and in the best shape of my life.

Implantable Defibrillator May Not Mean End To Sports

Jun 5, 2017

Implantable Defibrillator May Not Mean End To Sports

Courtesy of Doctor's Lounge - Competitive sports may be safe for many athletes who have an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), new research suggests.

CPR Awareness Week: Learn It, Save Lives

Jun 5, 2017

CPR Awareness Week: Learn It, Save Lives

Courtesy of Public News Service - Every year more than 350,000 Americans suffer cardiac arrest in a location other than a hospital, and for every one of them, survival depends on someone immediately stepping up to administer CPR.

Local Football Coaches Learn How To Keep Athletes Safe On The Field

Jun 4, 2017

Local Football Coaches Learn How To Keep Athletes Safe On The Field

Courtesy of ABC 6 News - Most athletes are told at one point or another to 'get their head in the game', but an increased amount of research regarding concussions in athletes may be changing what that saying means.

People Who Survived Cardiac Arrest Reunited With EMS Workers

Jun 2, 2017

People Who Survived Cardiac Arrest Reunited With EMS Workers

Courtesy of LF Press - On a December morning, Marilyn Samways got a phone call saying that her daughter Jennifer was in the emergency room after undergoing cardiac arrest.

Helping Henry: Big Bend Gets More Pediatric Care

Jun 1, 2017

Helping Henry: Big Bend Gets More Pediatric Care

Courtesy of WTXL Tallahassee - The Big Bend is looking to add more pediatric specialists, thanks to a partnership between Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare and Wolfson Children's Hospital of Jacksonville.

The Power To Save A Life, In Your Hands

Jun 1, 2017

The Power To Save A Life, In Your Hands

Courtesy of New York Daily News - Sudden cardiac arrest kills one person every two minutes. That is about 400,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. That’s half of all heart disease deaths.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Claims Thousands Of Lives; Knowing What To Do Can Help Save Lives

Jun 1, 2017

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Claims Thousands Of Lives; Knowing What To Do Can Help Save Lives

Many people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest die before getting to a hospital, so every second counts.

Teaching Kids To Restart A Heart

May 31, 2017

Teaching Kids To Restart A Heart

Courtesy of Jackson Hole News & Guide - Would you know how to react if someone dropped to the floor in cardiac arrest right in front of you?

Hundreds Farewell Waitohi Rugby Player Bevan Moody

May 31, 2017

Hundreds Farewell Waitohi Rugby Player Bevan Moody

Courtesy of Stuff - Hundreds have gathered to farewell a rugby player who collapsed on the field, marking his funeral with a haka on the streets of Blenheim.

CPR Awareness Week Kicks Off June 1

May 31, 2017

CPR Awareness Week Kicks Off June 1

Courtesy of WSPA News - June 1-7 is CPR and AED Awareness Week.  It’s aimed to raise awareness and numbers of people trained to help increase bystander response rates in cardiac emergencies.