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Dr. Jon Drezner on the Today Show Discussing Sudden Cardiac Death in Student Athletes

Dr. Jon Drezner on the Today Show Discussing Sudden Cardiac Death in Student Athletes

Sixteen states require portable defibrillators at schools, and some say they must be available on athletic fields, too. But more than 30 states don’t mandate the devices, which can shock the heart back into a normal rhythm, in the places where children spend the most time. Watch Dr. Jon Drezner speak about the importance of […]

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Nick of Time Foundation – Youth Heart Screenings, SCA Awareness and CPR/AED in Schools programs

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NCAA basketball players more prone to sudden cardiac death

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletes have a significantly higher incidence of sudden cardiac death than previously thought, especially among men, African Americans, and male basketball players, according to a study published May 14 in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In addition, the main cause of sudden cardiac death differs from what is commonly […]

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Cardiac-arrest awareness law will protect student athletes

UW sports cardiologists are instrumental to policy signed by Wash. governor today.

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UW Sports Cardiology at the IOC World Conference

IOC World Conference Sypmosium on Sudden Cardiac Arrest

At the Symposium on Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes at the IOC World Conference on Sports Injury & Illness Prevention in Monaco, 2014.

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Kylee’s Story – A Public Service Announcement on Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Like most other 7th graders, Kylee Shea is into friends, school and boys. But unlike most kids her age, Kylee dropped dead of sudden cardiac arrest. Learn more about her story and how the American Heart Association is working to combat heart disease in all Americans, including kids, by visiting http://www.heart.org/supporthealthykids. While you’re there consider making […]

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Silent Killer: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Teens

When Matthew Truax performed in his Meadowdale High School’s sophomore dance show, he and a dozen teens moved in near unison in front of hundreds of cheering classmates. During Journey’s ballad “Don’t Stop Believin’,” the Edmonds teen had no problem hoisting a female classmate onto his shoulders. Why would he? He was a healthy kid […]

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New Survey: Americans Now Expect to Find AEDs in a Wide Range of Everyday Locations

From Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation — CardioReady, a national leader in helping organizations to prevent fatalities from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), today announced the results of a new national survey, which it commissioned Harris Interactive to conduct in December 2013. This survey aimed at gaining a broader understanding of Americans’ expectations regarding the locations of […]

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