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Shocking Moment ‘Fit And Healthy’ Teenager, 19, Collapses And Dies Moments After Doing Eight Press-Ups At The Gym

Jun 26, 2017

Shocking Moment ‘Fit And Healthy’ Teenager, 19, Collapses And Dies Moments After Doing Eight Press-Ups At The Gym

Courtesy of The Sun - THIS is the shocking moment a 19-year-old described as “fit and healthy” died in a gym during a workout after doing push-ups.

Hundreds Farewell Waitohi Rugby Player Bevan Moody

May 31, 2017

Hundreds Farewell Waitohi Rugby Player Bevan Moody

Courtesy of Stuff - Hundreds have gathered to farewell a rugby player who collapsed on the field, marking his funeral with a haka on the streets of Blenheim.

Heart Screenings Staged In Memory Of Alsager Man Who Died From Undiagnosed Heart Condition

May 29, 2017

Heart Screenings Staged In Memory Of Alsager Man Who Died From Undiagnosed Heart Condition

Courtesy of The Sentinel - Heartbroken Lucy Goodwin saw her world come crashing down when her fiance suddenly died at the age of just 35.

Marlborough Rugby Player Bevan Moody Dies After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

May 25, 2017

Marlborough Rugby Player Bevan Moody Dies After On-Field Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Stuff - Bevan Moody's family and friends are today mourning the loss of a young family man after the Waitohi rugby player died in Nelson hospital.

Stephen Dudley Died Of Heart Arrhythmia, Recommendations Made: Coroner

May 18, 2017

Stephen Dudley Died Of Heart Arrhythmia, Recommendations Made: Coroner

Courtesy of Aukland Now - A West Auckland high school has been cleared of blame in a student's death, as the Coroner releases his official findings.

HS Athlete's Sudden Death May Create Rallying Cry For Required Heart Screenings

May 17, 2017

HS Athlete's Sudden Death May Create Rallying Cry For Required Heart Screenings

Courtesy of WSOC TV - What happened to Aaron Barker??

Parents Struggle To Cope With Teen Daughter's Sudden Death

May 17, 2017

Parents Struggle To Cope With Teen Daughter's Sudden Death

Courtesy of News WPXI - Months after a 17-year-old athlete had sudden cardiac arrest and died, her friends and family continue to struggle to come to terms with the loss.

Death Of Teen Linked To Consuming Too Much Caffeine Is A Rare Occurrence

May 16, 2017

Death Of Teen Linked To Consuming Too Much Caffeine Is A Rare Occurrence

Courtesy of News 8 WTNH - The death of 16 year old Davis Cripe — after consuming a large soda, latte, and energy drink in two hours — raising the question of how much caffeine is too much?

Runner In Stanchart Marathon Died From Sudden Cardiac Arrest

May 4, 2017

Runner In Stanchart Marathon Died From Sudden Cardiac Arrest

A 28-year-old Briton runner who collapsed during the Standard Chartered Marathon in Singapore last December died from a sudden cardiac arrest due to natural causes, a Coroner’s Inquiry has found.

Chiles Student Dies Days After Medical Emergency

May 2, 2017

Chiles Student Dies Days After Medical Emergency

Courtesy of Tallahassee Democrat - Davion Mikel Stephens, the Chiles special needs student who was rushed to a hospital after falling on the school's tennis courts last week, died Tuesday.

Teenage Footballer Dies Of Cardiac Arrest After Match

May 1, 2017

Teenage Footballer Dies Of Cardiac Arrest After Match

Courtesy of S TV News - Tributes have been paid to a talented teenage footballer who collapsed and died of a suspected cardiac arrest mid-way through an under-15s match.

Female Rugby Player, 23, Collapses And Dies After Training Match

Apr 26, 2017

Female Rugby Player, 23, Collapses And Dies After Training Match

Courtesy of Daily Mail - A rugby player who collapsed and died after suffering a head injury during a training match had suffered two other similar injuries in the nine months before her death.

Bodybuilder Developed Heart Disease After Taking Anabolic Steroids

Apr 25, 2017

Bodybuilder Developed Heart Disease After Taking Anabolic Steroids

Courtesy of The Irish Times - The family of a man who developed heart disease from anabolic steroids he used for bodybuilding say they hope his death will serve as a warning to others.

Tampa Teen Dies After Basketball Practice

Apr 25, 2017

Tampa Teen Dies After Basketball Practice

Courtesy of ABC Action News - 13-years-old and already 6 feet 1 inch tall. You bet Alvin Williams Junior dreamed of playing in the NBA.

Ugo Ehiogu's Tragic Death Is A Reminder Of The Risks Faced By Former Athletes

Apr 24, 2017

Ugo Ehiogu's Tragic Death Is A Reminder Of The Risks Faced By Former Athletes

The former Aston Villa and Middlesbrough centre-back has died at the age of 44 after collapsing while hosting a training session, though the underlying causes remain unknown.

Tragic Teenager Who Beat Cancer As Baby And "Hated Drugs" Had Taken Ecstasy Before Her Death - Inquest Told

Apr 5, 2017

Tragic Teenager Who Beat Cancer As Baby And "Hated Drugs" Had Taken Ecstasy Before Her Death - Inquest Told

Courtesy of Mirror - Sherie-Lea James's last words to here mum were, "I'm loving life - I love you mum" - before suffering a fatal cardiac arrest hours later

Remembering Tom Hardman: TH96

Apr 3, 2017

Remembering Tom Hardman: TH96

As the current first-class fixture between Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leeds Bradford MCCU draws to a close on Tuesday at Headingley, spare a thought for a player no longer with us.

Maine Hiker Found Dead In Rome Died Of Cardiac Arrest

Apr 3, 2017

Maine Hiker Found Dead In Rome Died Of Cardiac Arrest

Courtesy of Portland Press Herald - The Mount Vernon man who was found dead last month on a trail at Round Top Mountain in Rome died of cardiac arrest, the state Medical Examiner’s Office said Monday.

Trial Starts For Delaware High School Students Charged In Death Of Classmate

Apr 3, 2017

Trial Starts For Delaware High School Students Charged In Death Of Classmate

Courtesy of Philly Voice - Three Delaware high school students are expected to stand trial starting Monday on charges connected to the death of fellow classmate Amy Francis-Joyner.

Health Trust Admits Negligence In Discharging Teenage Patient Despite His Mother’s Desperate Pleas

Mar 28, 2017

Health Trust Admits Negligence In Discharging Teenage Patient Despite His Mother’s Desperate Pleas

Steven Brazier, 19, died from a cardiac arrest in February 2014 after his mental health deteriorated under the care of the Kent & Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust