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Reducing sudden cardiac arrest in schools, parks

Portable automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, have been available as early as 1997. In the last decade, technology has made their home and commercial use not only more prevalent and easier to use, but also more affordable. Like much of advancing technology, the...

source: By Rosemary Sparacio
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School students recently got the chance to meet former Premier League star Fabrice Muamba. Students from Oasis Academy in the U.K. listened as Muamba spoke about his life since he suffered a cardiac arrest during a match against Tottenham Hotspur and the impact it has...

source: Croydon Guardian

In one way or another, statistics show everyone will be affected by cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest happens without warning. Unlike a heart attack, in sudden cardiac arrest your heart stops beating altogether. And the only way to save someone is with a shock from...

source: Bonney Lake Courier-Herald

Sudden cardiac arrest is abrupt, unexpected and has grown to be the largest cause of natural death for young adults in the U.S. Undetected conditions are not unusual for the victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Sufferers of cardiomyopathy often don't show symptoms of this virally...

source: Collegiate Times

They are stationed across Minnesota to help victims of sudden cardiac arrest, and a new effort is underway to make sure those automated external defibrillators are in working order when they're needed. A bill at the state Legislature would set up a registry of public AEDs...

source: Public News Service

Nine out of 10 people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital don't make it, according to the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation. John Clayton was one of the lucky ones after suffering a cardiac arrest while playing racquetball at a YMCA in Massachusetts. Clayton's...

source: Telegram.com

Legislation authored by Indiana State Representative Ron Bacon, R- Chandler, regarding sudden cardiac arrest awareness was signed into law today by Gov. Pence. House Enrolled Act 1290 adds athletic trainers to the definition of "health care provider." It also requires the...

source: TriState-Media.com

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