Mar 29, 2018
Courtesy of ABC 12 - The unexpected loss of a vibrant 10-year-old girl, has one mid-Michigan family vowing to change the way heart screenings are done.
Mar 25, 2018
Courtesy of Daily Mail - An NBA G League player was hospitalized after collapsing on the court with just seconds of a game left to go on Saturday night.
Mar 25, 2018
Courtesy of The Gleaner - Over 45 high schools across Jamaica have now been outfitted with an automated external defibrillator (AED) unit, courtesy of Team Jamaica Bickle, the organisation which provides support services for Caribbean athletes who compete at the annual Penn Relays in Philadelphia.
Mar 23, 2018
Courtesy of Pacific Medical Training - The aim of using a defibrillator is to treat cardiac arrest. The need for this generally arises when the patient has ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia, which are life-threatening arrhythmias that occur when contraction of the ventricles become abnormal.
Mar 22, 2018
Courtesy of Business Standard - Imagine walking on the road and suddenly seeing a passerby suffering from chest pain and collapsing. Would you be able to give a lifesaving Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)?
Mar 21, 2018
Courtesy of The Unionville Times - We all know that exercise is good for us. Many Americans are participating in fitness routines in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Mar 16, 2018
Courtesy of The West Australian - When Thomas Jenkins lay on the sand and told a mate he was about to faint, his calm demeanour gave no warning of the life-threatening struggle he was about to face.
Mar 15, 2018
Courtesy of Salina Journal - An eighth-grade girl collapsed March 8 while doing warm-ups for a physical education class at Chapman Middle School and later died in a Wichita hospital.
Mar 15, 2018
Courtesy of SHAPE - Heidi Stewart swam competitively starting when she was 8 years old. Like a lot of athletes, she experienced post-race jitters, often feeling her heart beat out of her chest to the point of discomfort—but she always chalked it up to nerves.
Mar 14, 2018
Courtesy of Ashley Shepherd - My story begins on February 3, 2003. It was just another ordinary Monday.
Mar 12, 2018
Courtesy of The Morning Call - Childhood obesity rates aren't improving, according to a recent study in the journal Pediatrics.
Mar 10, 2018
Courtesy of Picayune Item - Automated External Defibrillators save thousands of lives across the United States every year.
Mar 9, 2018
Courtesy of Birmingham Live - A schoolboy who suffered a cardiac arrest on his way home from school has had his life saved ten times by his implanted defibrillator.
Mar 8, 2018
Courtesy of The Herald - A DUNDEE mother is raising awareness of cardiac screening after both herself and her son were diagnosed with potentially deadly heart defects.
Mar 4, 2018
Courtesy of News.Com.AU - EVERY time Jeremy Nelson and Rachel Miles hug their son Xavier, they feel like embracing the dads that saved their 12-year-old thanks to CPR when he went into cardiac arrest at a party.
Mar 2, 2018
Courtesy of WCTV - Cardiac arrest can be a killer. For people it strikes outside of a hospital, it almost always is.
Mar 2, 2018
Courtesy of MLive - Every year since 2013, Dayle Wood sends a card to Aquinas College athletic trainer Kevin Parker. The message varies, but it always includes a thank you and it's always delivered on Sept. 9.
Mar 1, 2018
Courtesy of Everyday Health - Seven-time Olympic medalist Dana Vollmer discusses having arrhythmia as an athlete and why women need to monitor their heart health.
Feb 28, 2018
Courtesy of Medical Daily - Football players have a higher chance of developing heart rhythm disorders later in life, according to a new body of research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 67th Annual Scientific Session.
Feb 27, 2018
Courtesy of Times Now - The survival rate of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is extremely low.