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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

Newlywed Dies Hours Before She Was Due To Attend Heart Check-Up

Mar 2, 2017

Newlywed Dies Hours Before She Was Due To Attend Heart Check-Up

Courtesy of the Evening Standard - A newlywed died after suffering a cardiac arrest hours before she was due to attend a hospital appointment that had been delayed by NHS blunders.

Always A Defenseman: Teen’s Unexpected Death Inspires Heart Health In North Texas Youth

Feb 26, 2017

Always A Defenseman: Teen’s Unexpected Death Inspires Heart Health In North Texas Youth

Courtesy of Plano Star Courier - Saturday afternoon, the North Texas hockey community gathered at the Dr Pepper StarCenter in McKinney. Before the competition, the Dallas Penguins of Plano and the McKinney North Stars came together in remembrance of their friend, Ethan May.

Alexander Sandvik Hoelting: June 12, 1985 – Jan. 23, 2017

Feb 11, 2017

Alexander Sandvik Hoelting: June 12, 1985 – Jan. 23, 2017

Courtesy of South Whidbey Record - Alexander Sandvik Hoelting died on Jan. 23, 2017, two weeks after suffering a cardiac arrest during a running workout in Seattle.

Editorial: From Heartbreaking Event, A Heartwarming Result

Feb 8, 2017

Editorial: From Heartbreaking Event, A Heartwarming Result

ONCE YOU hear Gwyneth’s story, it is impossible to forget it. On June 8, 2012, Gwyneth Griffin was running around the track with some classmates at A.G. Wright Middle School. The school year was winding down and she was about to turn 13.

Shock As High School Athlete Dies From Cardiac Arrest Aged 17 After Battling The Flu For Five Days

Feb 1, 2017

Shock As High School Athlete Dies From Cardiac Arrest Aged 17 After Battling The Flu For Five Days

Courtesy of DailyMail.com - Kayla Linton of Baltimore, Maryland, went into cardiac arrest and died on Saturday after getting the flu last Tuesday, her mother said. She was only 17.

Family Of Fallen High School Football Player Settles Wrongful Death Suit Out Of Court

Jan 12, 2017

Family Of Fallen High School Football Player Settles Wrongful Death Suit Out Of Court

Courtesy of WMBF (12/16/16) - The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a Hartsville High football player who collapsed and died during a game in 2012 has been settled out of court, according to documents obtained by WMBF news.

Community Left in Tears Following Collapse, Death of 9 Year-Old at Basketball Game

Jan 11, 2017

Community Left in Tears Following Collapse, Death of 9 Year-Old at Basketball Game

The Blackshear Times - Classmates, teachers and friends use those words this week to describe Bradley Thomas Stewart. Stewart, 9, died suddenly Saturday afternoon shortly after doing what he loved — playing basketball with his recreation league teammates.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Can Also Strike The Young

Jan 9, 2017

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Can Also Strike The Young

Courtesy of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation - Each year an estimated 325,000 people die in the United States from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA).

Class X Student Dies Of Cardiac Arrest While Playing Basketball

Dec 30, 2016

Class X Student Dies Of Cardiac Arrest While Playing Basketball

SURAT: A 16-year-old boy student of class X died of cardiac arrest while playing basketball in his school on Dumas Road.

Alan Thicke's Sudden Death Prompts A Heart Health Warning

Dec 15, 2016

Alan Thicke's Sudden Death Prompts A Heart Health Warning

The tragic and sudden death of Canadian entertainer Alan Thicke has prompted a reminder about heart health from a Windsor doctor.

Hurricane High and St. Albans High Honor Leland Brown

Nov 5, 2016

Hurricane High and St. Albans High Honor Leland Brown

Hurricane High and St. Albans High schools came together to honor Leland Brown Friday night on what would have been his senior night.

Alex might still be alive if he had been screened for heart condition, say family

Oct 21, 2016

Alex might still be alive if he had been screened for heart condition, say family

Alex Parker, 13, of Castle Gresley, died as a result of a cardiac condition after collapsing at Tunnel Woods in Church Gresley while he was walking his dog on September 20.

Docs Take a Look at Hearts of Teen Athletes

Oct 12, 2016

Docs Take a Look at Hearts of Teen Athletes

Jack Van Holland stared at the ultrasound screen from his gurney and smiled.

Sudden Cardiac Death Among Student Athletes

Aug 29, 2016

Sudden Cardiac Death Among Student Athletes

Courtesy of WTTV - In September 2013, the LaPorte High School junior collapsed during a football practice, and died suddenly.