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For Daugherty, Odds Are Meaningless, But Family Is Not

Apr 6, 2017

For Daugherty, Odds Are Meaningless, But Family Is Not

Courtesy of The Daily Evergreen - The 11-year head coach of the WSU women’s basketball team, a mother to twins and survivor of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), Daugherty’s life has taken several interesting twists.

First Responders Save Surfer Dave

Apr 4, 2017

First Responders Save Surfer Dave

Courtesy of We Are Green Bay - Dave Schroeder never dreamed his morning surfing would end with him in the hospital and on the six o'clock news. But thanks to CPR skills his friend didn't even have, Schroeder can tell his story.

HEART-STOPPING MOMENT DJ Reveals How She Went To The Gym… And Ended Up In A COMA

Apr 2, 2017

HEART-STOPPING MOMENT DJ Reveals How She Went To The Gym… And Ended Up In A COMA

Courtesy of The Sun - Rehana Browne, 26, was a fit and healthy young women when she went for a routine workout and, half an hour in, her heart stopped and she went into cardiac arrest

School Nurse, Annie Young, Saves Young Boy In Cardiac Arrest

Mar 29, 2017

School Nurse, Annie Young, Saves Young Boy In Cardiac Arrest

Annie Young, a school nurse at Lake Highlands Junior High in Dallas, TX. was in the middle of paperwork when two runners from a last period gym class came barreling into her clinic yelling about a collapsed student.

Boy, 10, Learns CPR To Save Others After Cardiac Arrest

Mar 14, 2017

Boy, 10, Learns CPR To Save Others After Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of 2 News (WDTN) - Two months after fighting for his life in a hospital after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest, 10 year-old Poukihi Awai is now learning how to save the lives of others.

Stafford Man Survives Rare Heart Condition, After Help From A Father And Son

Mar 11, 2017

Stafford Man Survives Rare Heart Condition, After Help From A Father And Son

Courtesy of Fredericksburg.com - It seemed like the odds were against Dave Wilder that morning in late January, when his heart stopped beating as suddenly as if someone had flipped off a switch.

Man Saved By Opponent After Cardiac Arrest During Tennis Match

Mar 9, 2017

Man Saved By Opponent After Cardiac Arrest During Tennis Match

Courtesy of WKYT - "We were having a heated match back and forth, with momentum swings and we were in a third set tie breaker," Dr. Hal Skinner, a Cardiologist at Baptist Health said.

How A School Nurse Saved A Lake Highlands Student’s Life

Mar 7, 2017

How A School Nurse Saved A Lake Highlands Student’s Life

Courtesy of D Magazine - When Virginia Krejci pulled up to her usual spot in the carpool pickup line at Lake Highlands Junior High, she had no idea what was happening to her son.

'Hero' Doctor Saves Her Own Son's Life After He Collapses On The Soccer Field

Mar 7, 2017

'Hero' Doctor Saves Her Own Son's Life After He Collapses On The Soccer Field

Courtesy of TODAY - Dr. Gina Agredano had just one thought as she fought to save her son’s life after he collapsed on a soccer field and went into cardiac arrest: “He’s not going to die today.”

'I Was Dead For Nine Minutes, But She Brought Me Back' OAP Thanks Nurse Who Saved His Life After Cardiac Arrest

Mar 4, 2017

'I Was Dead For Nine Minutes, But She Brought Me Back' OAP Thanks Nurse Who Saved His Life After Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of the Daily Record - A GRATEFUL patient has said thanks to the nurse who battled for nine minutes to bring him back from the dead after a cardiac arrest.

Mother Saves Son’s Life On Watsonville Soccer Field

Feb 24, 2017

Mother Saves Son’s Life On Watsonville Soccer Field

Courtesy of The Mercury News - After an errant ball struck the 16-year-old on the left side of the chest, he suffered an impact-induced cardiac arrest that could have cost him his life if not for his mother’s quick thinking and focus during the incident.

Thankful Family Pushes AED Awareness

Feb 23, 2017

Thankful Family Pushes AED Awareness

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - U-High's Feb. 9 practice was running like any other, but everything changed during a fastbreak drill. "All of a sudden, I'm dribbling up the court, and I see Kai just fall," senior Keondre Schumacher said. "I just freeze, and I see Trey run into the trainers' room."

NH Athletic Trainer Saves Basketball Player's Life After Cardiac Arrest

Feb 21, 2017

NH Athletic Trainer Saves Basketball Player's Life After Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of NH1 - An Epping High School athletic trainer saved a young man's life with the help of a bystander at a basketball game Monday.

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Looks For 'Angel Of Mercy'

Feb 21, 2017

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Looks For 'Angel Of Mercy'

Courtesy of Click On Detroit - It was supposed to be a day of football and fun. On Sept. 12, 2009, Notre Dame fan Keith Trost and his daughter, Mary Kate, were at the Big House to watch the Irish take on the Wolverines. A last second touchdown gave Michigan the win, but the real drama was yet to come.

Longmont Fire Team Receives Rare Visit From Cardiac Arrest Survivor

Feb 16, 2017

Longmont Fire Team Receives Rare Visit From Cardiac Arrest Survivor

Courtesy of Times Call Local News - The Hess family — Ben, his wife, Kelly, and their six children — visited Fire Station No. 1 to bring buckets of snacks and express their thanks to the team of first responders who revived him on the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 30.

Sturbridge Student Grateful After Defibrillator Used To Save Her Life

Feb 14, 2017

Sturbridge Student Grateful After Defibrillator Used To Save Her Life

Courtesy of CBS Boston - On this Valentine’s Day, a Sturbridge student shared the story about her heart, which stopped two years ago when she went into cardiac arrest.

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Reunite With Responders At Countywide Event

Feb 13, 2017

Cardiac Arrest Survivors Reunite With Responders At Countywide Event

Courtesy of Lompoc Record - It was the day after Mother’s Day 2016 that Sherrie Brummett went through the scariest experience of her life.

Cardiac Arrest Victim Honors OC Fire Authority Paramedics For Saving Her Life

Feb 11, 2017

Cardiac Arrest Victim Honors OC Fire Authority Paramedics For Saving Her Life

Courtesy of ABC 7 - Irvine resident Stephanie Gavshon was reunited with the Orange County Fire Authority paramedics responsible for saving her life after a sudden cardiac arrest six months ago.

I 'Died' Twice And Was In A Coma For Almost A Month But Now I Want To Play Again

Feb 11, 2017

I 'Died' Twice And Was In A Coma For Almost A Month But Now I Want To Play Again

Courtesy of Daily Record - Shepherd suffered a heart attack, cardiac arrest and two strokes last September but his dream of pulling on the gloves again keeps him focused on the road to recovery.

Lora D’Alesio ‘Was Dead For MINUTES’ After Cardiac Arrest

Feb 10, 2017

Lora D’Alesio ‘Was Dead For MINUTES’ After Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of The Marshalltown - Lora D’Alesio had just arrived home from work with a colleague when she collapsed. Paramedics rushed to revive her, and place her in an induced coma for three days.