Mar 4, 2017
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.
Feb 24, 2017
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.
Feb 23, 2017
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."
Feb 21, 2017
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.
Feb 21, 2017
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.
Feb 16, 2017
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.
Feb 14, 2017
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.
Feb 13, 2017
Courtesy of Lompoc Record - It was the day after Mother’s Day 2016 that Sherrie Brummett went through the scariest experience of her life.
Feb 11, 2017
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.
Feb 11, 2017
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.
Feb 10, 2017
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.
Feb 8, 2017
Sarah Magaldo, strapped to a climbing harness, had climbed roughly one-third of the way up a tree in her Adventure Education class at Watchung Hills Regional High School when she felt ill. She had gone into sudden cardiac arrest.
Feb 6, 2017
In December of 2016 my eight year old daughter (Hannah) had open heart surgery to repair an Atrial Septal defect. This event forever changed both of our lives.
Jan 26, 2017
For one Colorado man, the power of social media helped him to locate the good Samaritans who saved his life during a Florida half-marathon almost two weeks ago.
Jan 24, 2017
Even a fit and healthy professional athlete can suffer from sudden cardiac arrest—but a look at Olympic skater Paul Wylie’s story may help to shed some light on what you need to know about the latest advancements in implantable heart devices that protect against sudden cardiac arrest and treat other irregular heart rhythms.
Jan 16, 2017
Courtesy of the News Letter - The father of a young man heralded for his exceptional resolve in the face of a nightmarish disability known as locked-in syndrome has given his backing to a medical charity’s awards programme.
Jan 10, 2017
Courtesy of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation (7/7/15) - In November 2013, young actress Ellie Whelan was performing in front of a packed auditorium at Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology when she collapsed onstage.
Jan 3, 2017
ST. LOUIS, Mich. (WJRT) - (1/3/17) - Hugs, handshakes and a lot of smiles as the city of St. Louis honors the people responsible for saving 16-year-old Maverick's life.
Dec 31, 2016
Courtesy of the Bozeman Daily Chronicle - On Dec. 7, 2016, my 28-year-old son Nich was snow boarding at Big Sky Resort. As he was coming off a lift, he collapsed due to what is called “sudden cardiac death.“′
Dec 24, 2016
Zylstra’s heart stopped beating during the first day of basketball season Nov. 7. He suffered ventricular fibrillation, the most serious cardiac rhythm disturbance, 15 minutes into the opening practice. He had about a 1-in-10 chance to survive. Story courtesy of Modesto Bee