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Cause Of Homestead High Basketball Player’s Death Revealed

Jul 2, 2017

Cause Of Homestead High Basketball Player’s Death Revealed

Courtesy of The Mercury News - A rare heart arrhythmia triggered the sudden death of Homestead High basketball player Kimberly Nuestro, according to her father.

A Common, Genetic Heart Condition You Might Not Know About

Jun 30, 2017

A Common, Genetic Heart Condition You Might Not Know About

Courtesy of Eight West News - Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is the most common genetic cardiovascular disorder, and affects at least 1 in 500 people in the United States.

15-Year Old Battles Back From Cardiac Arrest With Help Of EMT

Jun 30, 2017

15-Year Old Battles Back From Cardiac Arrest With Help Of EMT

Courtesy of Portsmouth Daily Times - Wednesday, June 8, 2016 looked to be another calm, late spring day for Tracy, Kayla, and Kayla’s older sister, Josalyn Grube, with Tracy out providing for her kids, who were enjoying the beginning of summer break. Unfortunately, it wouldn’t end that way.

New Treatment Options For Heart Failure: Cardiologist

Jun 30, 2017

New Treatment Options For Heart Failure: Cardiologist

Courtesy of The Hindu - Heart failure is the most common cause of hospitalisation but the good news is there are newer treatment options available to treat heart failure and sudden cardiac arrest.

Be Steady My Beating Heart

Jun 30, 2017

Be Steady My Beating Heart

Courtesy of UC San Diego Health - After three decades of feeling sick, exhausted and frustrated, Coppla was finally diagnosed with atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm that causes the top chambers of the heart to quiver.

Family Of Shane Edward Tanzosh Establish Foundation For ARVC Heart Condition

Jun 29, 2017

Family Of Shane Edward Tanzosh Establish Foundation For ARVC Heart Condition

Courtesy of The Warwick Advertiser - Shane Edward Tanzosh, the son of Warwick residents Anthony and Felicia Tanzosh, was a brother, fiancé, friend, cousin and a lifelong athlete.

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.