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Could You, Would You Save A Life? This CPR-AED Awareness Week, Vow To Know How

May 30, 2017

Could You, Would You Save A Life? This CPR-AED Awareness Week, Vow To Know How

Courtesy of Huffington Post - As she prepared for the PurpleStride 5K in Kansas City a few weeks ago, Brooke Worrel took her time attaching the racing number to her shirt. This usually mindless task was a lot tougher with all the tears filling her eyes.

Heart Screenings Staged In Memory Of Alsager Man Who Died From Undiagnosed Heart Condition

May 29, 2017

Heart Screenings Staged In Memory Of Alsager Man Who Died From Undiagnosed Heart Condition

Courtesy of The Sentinel - Heartbroken Lucy Goodwin saw her world come crashing down when her fiance suddenly died at the age of just 35.

Performing CPR To The Bee Gees, Beyonce And Missy Elliot Could Save Lives

May 27, 2017

Performing CPR To The Bee Gees, Beyonce And Missy Elliot Could Save Lives

Courtesy of Today - With sweltering summer weather just around the corner, now is as good a time as ever to learn the basics of hands-only CPR — knowledge that could save the life of someone you know.

Marin Voice: A Seventh-Grader May Come To Your Rescue

May 27, 2017

Marin Voice: A Seventh-Grader May Come To Your Rescue

Courtesy of Marin Independent Journal - While it is well known that cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) saves lives, don’t be surprised if a seventh-grader comes to your aid in a time of need.

Montoursville’s Dinges Overcomes Brush With Death, Off To PIAAs In Javelin

May 26, 2017

Montoursville’s Dinges Overcomes Brush With Death, Off To PIAAs In Javelin

Courtesy of Sun-Gazette - Josh Dinges doesn’t remember the day he died. What he knows is from second-hand accounts.

Pasadena Fire Department And Huntington Hospital To Host Hands Only CPR Training

May 25, 2017

Pasadena Fire Department And Huntington Hospital To Host Hands Only CPR Training

Courtesy of Pasadena Independent - On Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Pasadena Fire Department and Huntington Hospital personnel will teach the community how to save a life with CPR.

Marlborough Rugby Player Bevan Moody Dies After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

May 25, 2017

Marlborough Rugby Player Bevan Moody Dies After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Stuff - Bevan Moody's family and friends are today mourning the loss of a young family man after the Waitohi rugby player died in Nelson hospital.

Portable Defibrillators Called 'Mikeys' Are Saving Young Lives

May 25, 2017

Portable Defibrillators Called 'Mikeys' Are Saving Young Lives

Courtesy of The Star - Emily Herbert was diagnosed at age 5 with Brugada syndrome, a lifelong genetic condition that increases the risk of sudden cardiac arrest.

Songs You Should Sing While Performing CPR

May 23, 2017

Songs You Should Sing While Performing CPR

Courtesy of ABC News Baltimore - If you know the Star Wars theme song, you can potentially save a life.

Heal With Exercise: Pre-Exercise Medical Screening

May 23, 2017

Heal With Exercise: Pre-Exercise Medical Screening

Courtesy of The Straits Times - A medical screening allows you to tailor your exercises according to your existing health conditions.

The Importance Of Screening Early For Heart Disease

May 23, 2017

The Importance Of Screening Early For Heart Disease

Courtesy of WUSA 9 - In the US, cardiovascular disease kills more people than all cancers combined. While we routinely screen to detect cancer at the earliest, most treatable stage, we don't routinely screen early for heart disease.

Two Steps To Save A Life

May 22, 2017

Two Steps To Save A Life

Courtesy of AHHerald.com - Would you know what to do if you witnessed a cardiac emergency?  A recent survey suggests that only half of Americans can be counted on to perform CPR in an emergency and 61 percent worry they could unintentionally hurt the victim.

Teen Optimistic About Future After Suffering Cardiac Arrest

May 22, 2017

Teen Optimistic About Future After Suffering Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of WECT News - Sixteen-year-old Columbus County student, Victoria Harrelson, spent three months in the hospital after collapsing on a softball field in February and suffering from a cardiac arrest.

Predictive Models May Help Determine Which Patients Benefit From ICDs

May 22, 2017

Predictive Models May Help Determine Which Patients Benefit From ICDs

Courtesy of Medical Express - Two predictive models may help cardiologists decide which patients would most benefit from an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), suggests a new study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

New Zealand Rugby Union Player In Coma After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

May 21, 2017

New Zealand Rugby Union Player In Coma After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of The Guardian - Bevan Moody was playing for Waitohi against Nelson in a first division match when he collapsed and stopped breathing.

Saving Lives With Technology, Coordination

May 20, 2017

Saving Lives With Technology, Coordination

Courtesy of Oregon Local News - It's no secret that Americans have become much less active in the past couple of decades. Couple that with diets rich in salt and fat and the result is an uptick in diabetes, heart disease and cardiac arrests.

Enloe High School Students Show People How To Save Lives With CPR App

May 19, 2017

Enloe High School Students Show People How To Save Lives With CPR App

Courtesy of The News & Observer - A group of Enloe High School students is making it possible for ordinary people to use their smartphones and tablets to save a life when they see someone whose heart has stopped.

Stephen Dudley Died Of Heart Arrhythmia, Recommendations Made: Coroner

May 18, 2017

Stephen Dudley Died Of Heart Arrhythmia, Recommendations Made: Coroner

Courtesy of Aukland Now - A West Auckland high school has been cleared of blame in a student's death, as the Coroner releases his official findings.

Cardiac Arrest: Why It Happens? What You Can Do About It To Save A Life

May 18, 2017

Cardiac Arrest: Why It Happens? What You Can Do About It To Save A Life

Courtesy of Zee News - Sudden cardiac arrest is a medical emergency, it causes sudden cardiac death, if not treated immediately.

HS Athlete's Sudden Death May Create Rallying Cry For Required Heart Screenings

May 17, 2017

HS Athlete's Sudden Death May Create Rallying Cry For Required Heart Screenings

Courtesy of WSOC TV - What happened to Aaron Barker??