Nov 7, 2017
Courtesy of Wimbledon Health Partners - In an article published in The Signal, a publication of The College of New Jersey, Maximillian C. Burgos tells the story of football player Anthony Cortazzo, who collapsed during a routine track practice in high school, nearly dying from sudden cardiac arrest.
Nov 1, 2017
Courtesy of Florida Today - As Shawn Sima sat next to his daughter’s hospital bed, he started to feverishly research. How could this happen? Here she was a happy, healthy 16-year-old cheerleader, and just like that — Lexi Sima fell off a treadmill at a Viera gym and into cardiac arrest.
Oct 26, 2017
Courtesy of The West Australian - According to the proverb, it takes a village to raise a child — but a Perth family have discovered it also takes a village to save a child.
Oct 25, 2017
Courtesy of Sioux City Journal - Austin Crew, the Spencer High School homecoming king who collapsed and suffered cardiac arrest after a football game on Oct. 13, returned to school this week.
Oct 23, 2017
Courtesy of TSN - Craig Cunningham lost his leg and his career as a professional hockey player. He almost lost his life, too.
Oct 12, 2017
Courtesy of NJ.com - Suddenly, Nick Zahos stopped breathing. His eyes rolled back in his head. His face turned red and sweaty. His throat gurgled as he struggled for air.
Oct 7, 2017
Courtesy of Longview News-Journal - A Carthage middle school football player who collapsed on the field Thursday night in Henderson says he wants to meet the people who saved his life.
Sep 29, 2017
Courtesy of IOL - After surviving 25 cardiac arrests and losing a brother to a heart condition, a heart transplant survivor Michelle Luscombe is determined to live her life to the fullest.
Sep 13, 2017
Courtesy of The Marietta Times - A frightening episode at the age of 12 could have been fatal for Kate Liston. Thankfully, Kate is now a Warren High School senior using her experience to help other students.
Sep 8, 2017
They told me that my 16 year old’s heart during his stress test was that of an adult male triathlete. The fact that my son had zero symptoms but the pressures in his heart were that intense told the doctors that his first symptom could be his last.
Sep 7, 2017
Courtesy of CNN - 9-year-old boy who was enjoying a hot dog took an overly big bite -- and went into cardiac arrest. But choking wasn't the cause, according to a case study published Wednesday in the journal Pediatrics.
Aug 17, 2017
Courtesy of Nottingham Post - A teenager whose life was saved by quick-thinking staff at a Nottinghamshire school has been called an “inspiration” after achieving top marks in his exams.
Aug 9, 2017
Courtesy of KFVS - Whether you believe in miracles, good fortune or good timing...there's no denying that at least one of those things came into play on August 8 of last year.
Aug 5, 2017
Courtesy of TDT News - “A kid ran in and said ‘Scrubs, we need you on the field,’” athletic trainer Windee Skrabanek remembered.
Jul 26, 2017
Courtesy of KTRE - It was just a typical Saturday for a young, college student, playing a pick-up game of football, with his friends. But, 20 year old, Stephen Mask's life completely changed in a matter of seconds.
Jul 23, 2017
Courtesy of Herald Sun - KADEL Key had lined up to smother a set shot during a suburban footy game when the lights went out.
Jul 22, 2017
Courtesy of News Hub - “A poster child for chronic disease.” That’s how Dylan Deem, 25, once described himself. But there’s more – he’s an award-winning athlete, he’s a college graduate, he’s an author . . . he’s a survivor.
Jul 19, 2017
Courtesy of Idaho Press-Tribune - After being dragged from his family’s swimming pool and complaining of chest pains, he stopped responding to the people around him. He stopped breathing. His heart stopped beating.
Jul 18, 2017
Courtesy of 9 News - Fit and healthy 16-year-old Benny Cooper was just a kilometre from a triathlon finish line 18 months ago when he suddenly collapsed, going into cardiac arrest.
Jun 30, 2017
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.