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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).

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.

Heart screening saves lives at El Camino

Feb 2, 2016

Heart screening saves lives at El Camino

Five years ago, 15-year-old Brandon Zapata died from sudden cardiac arrest in an El Camino High School physical education class. A seemingly healthy student, he collapsed at the starting line during routine wind sprints.

Ware County Student Remembered After Sudden Death

Aug 20, 2015

Ware County Student Remembered After Sudden Death

Courtesy of News4Jax - The classmates of 16-year-old Kysheem Hill gathered at Ware County High School to honor him Wednesday, after Hill collapsed and died while playing basketball at Waycross Middle School Monday.