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Tributes Paid to Irish Youth Footballer After Shocking Sudden Death

Jun 27, 2018

Tributes Paid to Irish Youth Footballer After Shocking Sudden Death

Courtesy of The Irish Post - Tributes have been paid to a young footballer who died suddenly in Belfast this week.

'It Was the Longest 24 Minutes of My Life' - How Mum Saved Daughter's Life After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Jun 25, 2018

'It Was the Longest 24 Minutes of My Life' - How Mum Saved Daughter's Life After Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Leicestershire Live - Amelia Naylor, 11, may have set a world record - just a year after her cardiac arrest.

Heart Foundation Encourages School Administrators to Screen Athletes

Jun 19, 2018

Heart Foundation Encourages School Administrators to Screen Athletes

Courtesy of The Gleaner - Consultant, Emergency Health and Director at the Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) Dr Hugh Wong is reminding school administrators to ensure that active students, such as athletes, are screened to ascertain risk for sudden cardiac arrest.

Teen Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Football Match

May 28, 2018

Teen Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Football Match

Courtesy of 9 News - A 17-year-old footballer from Adelaide’s north-east is fighting for life in hospital after suffering from a sudden cardiac arrest during a match.

Mother of Keen Footballer, 14, Who Suddenly Died in His Sleep Reveals the Horrifying Moment She Found Her Son Dead

Apr 27, 2018

Mother of Keen Footballer, 14, Who Suddenly Died in His Sleep Reveals the Horrifying Moment She Found Her Son Dead

Courtesy of Daily Mail - The mother of a teenager who died in his sleep from a rare heart condition has opened up about the awful moment she discovered him motionless in bed.

Ten-Year Old Ice Skater Jayden Orr 'Died in Seconds'

Apr 24, 2018

Ten-Year Old Ice Skater Jayden Orr 'Died in Seconds'

Courtesy of BBC News - Ten-year-old Jayden Orr was a promising ice skater, training for the British Championships, when he suddenly collapsed on the ice rink.

Grieving Parents Says Saving Lives in Son's Memory is 'Silver Lining'

Apr 12, 2018

Grieving Parents Says Saving Lives in Son's Memory is 'Silver Lining'

Courtesy of Xpose - Postman Daniel died suddenly in his bed - and now his family are helping young people get vital heart screenings.

How an Unthinkable Tragedy in Glasgow Saved 18 Young Lives

Apr 12, 2018

How an Unthinkable Tragedy in Glasgow Saved 18 Young Lives

Courtesy of Glasgow Live - "18 saved - and I'll never stop": A Glasgow mum shares how her devastating loss led her to help others.

'I Feel Blessed': Boy Whose Heart Stopped Recovers in Hospital

Apr 10, 2018

'I Feel Blessed': Boy Whose Heart Stopped Recovers in Hospital

Courtesy of CBC News - Abdulla El-Astal was playing in a futsal tournament when he collapsed on the bench.

Le Havre Rocked by Sudden Death of France Youth Player Samba Diop, Aged 18

Apr 9, 2018

Le Havre Rocked by Sudden Death of France Youth Player Samba Diop, Aged 18

Courtesy of Goal - The French second tier outfit revealed on Saturday that the 18-year-old had died suddenly.

Heart Screening Carried Out at Homewood School in Tenterden in Memory of Teenager Ben Hammond

Apr 8, 2018

Heart Screening Carried Out at Homewood School in Tenterden in Memory of Teenager Ben Hammond

Courtesy of Kent Online - The loved ones of tragic Ben Hammond have realised a dream as heart screening sessions have been carried out in his name.

Soccer Player’s Death Highlights the Need for Awareness, Action Plan

Mar 30, 2018

Soccer Player’s Death Highlights the Need for Awareness, Action Plan

Courtesy of The Post and Courier - A professional soccer player in Croatia died on the field last weekend.

Team Jamaica Bickle Distributes Over 45 Cardiac Units to Schools

Mar 25, 2018

Team Jamaica Bickle Distributes Over 45 Cardiac Units to Schools

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.

Saving Tom: One Young Man’s Incredible Survival from a Cardiac Arrest on a Perth Beach

Mar 16, 2018

Saving Tom: One Young Man’s Incredible Survival from a Cardiac Arrest on a Perth Beach

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.

How Two Ordinary Dads Used CPR to Save A 12-Year-Old Boy at Pool Party

Mar 4, 2018

How Two Ordinary Dads Used CPR to Save A 12-Year-Old Boy at Pool Party

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.

TEEN TRAGEDY Fitness Fanatic, 17, Collapsed and Died from Heart Condition While Training to Join the Army

Feb 27, 2018

TEEN TRAGEDY Fitness Fanatic, 17, Collapsed and Died from Heart Condition While Training to Join the Army

Courtesy of The Sun - Oliver McIvor, who had no history of cardiac problems, suffered heart failure after going on a run to prepare for life in the Duke of Lancaster Regiment.

Heartbroken Derby Mum Tells How Her Son, 17, Was Found Dead on His Bed - but He Leaves An Incredible Legacy

Feb 23, 2018

Heartbroken Derby Mum Tells How Her Son, 17, Was Found Dead on His Bed - but He Leaves An Incredible Legacy

Courtesy of Derby Telegraph - 'We needed to find something that would help us to bring light out of the dark we found ourselves in'

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."

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.

‘Fit and Healthy’ Teen, 16, Dies After Suffering Cardiac Arrest While Playing Football

Feb 6, 2018

‘Fit and Healthy’ Teen, 16, Dies After Suffering Cardiac Arrest While Playing Football

Courtesy of The Sun - Fletcher Payne, 16, was airlifted to hospital, but passed away two days later.