Jan 5, 2018
Courtesy of Marshall Independent - Without immediate treatment, nine out of 10 victims of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) lose their life.
Dec 31, 2017
Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch - Bounding carefree up and down basketball courts since the age of 3 or 4, Nick Bapst couldn’t have imagined the nightmarish episode on Oct. 25 that would change his life forever.
Dec 24, 2017
Courtesy of Athens Banner-Herald - As children were lining up to go back inside after recess, Ace lay unresponsive on the ground. He had gone into cardiac arrest.
Dec 21, 2017
Courtesy of Wimbledon Health Partners - 20-year-old Nick Bapst went into sudden cardiac arrest during a basketball game in late October.
Dec 20, 2017
Courtesy of Wimbledon Health Partners - Schools have the choice to add an extra layer of protection when it comes to the safety of their athletes.
Dec 19, 2017
Courtesy of Independent Mail - Sutherland and Pendergrass got together recently at the Independent Mail to talk about their shared experience of suffering a heart attack on the field of play and how the incidents have changed their lives.
Dec 19, 2017
Courtesy of Herald Mail Media - A handful of faculty and staff members at Martinsburg High School were recognized at Monday night's Berkeley County (W.Va.) Board of Education meeting for their efforts to revive a 17-year-old student who suffered a medical emergency last week.
Dec 16, 2017
Courtesy of Trib Live - Little, a Plum sophomore, still is getting used to the short-circuiting of a promising football and wrestling career after getting diagnosed last month with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a heart condition that can cause sudden cardiac arrest.
Dec 9, 2017
Courtesy of MSN - Wake County paramedics Greg Rodevick and Rich Eldridge ran across the PNC Arena court last Saturday, heading toward N.C. State guard Markell Johnson and his apparent knee injury.
Dec 5, 2017
Courtesy of Fox 12 Oregon - It was an emotional reunion at Liberty High School in Hillsboro Tuesday, as 14-year-old Quillen Franklin returned to the school for the first time since collapsing in cardiac arrest just over two weeks ago.
Dec 5, 2017
Courtesy of The Post and Courier - Minutes into a college basketball game, a player collapses.
Nov 28, 2017
Courtesy of Florida Today - "I died doing something I've been doing every day of my life," Lexi Sima told a couple hundred of her schoolmates at Viera High School Tuesday afternoon.
Nov 27, 2017
Courtesy of Somerset Live - A footballer who nearly died when he suffered a cardiac arrest during a competitive match says that he owes his life to the fact that there were people at the game who had been trained in CPR.
Nov 25, 2017
Courtesy of The Daily Telegraph - Three weeks ago, the athletic nine-year-old was rehearsing for the end of year concert at his Sylvania Heights dance school. He landed a perfect no-handed cartwheel and then promptly collapsed. He had no pulse.
Nov 22, 2017
Courtesy of USA Today - A Hanna (North Anderson, S.C.) basketball player collapsed and apparently went into cardiac arrest at a game Monday evening but was revived by an athletic trainer who used a defibrillator, according to school officials.
Nov 16, 2017
Courtesy of West Haven Patch - A teen was saved by the quick actions of her coach and emergency crews after a sudden cardiac arrest during a soccer practice at Quinnipiac.
Nov 9, 2017
Courtesy of Ozarks First - Quick action saves the life of a northern Missouri high school student.
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.