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When it comes to SCA, subtle signs mean more than you think

It's widely reported that approximately 50 percent of the time, the first symptom of a person's heart issues is sudden cardiac arrest and/or death. I'm sure my case would have been reported as such when I had my own SCA in May 2006 when I was 40. However, six months prior...

source: By Brian Duffield
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Cardiovascular health impacts how well people function in the years to come, even if they've not had a stroke or heart attack, according to research at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2015. Researchers...

source: American Heart Association

Middle-aged women who are physically active a few times each week have a lower risk of heart disease, stroke and blood clots than inactive women, according to a new study published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation....

source: American Heart Association

It is that time of year again, not just American Heart Month, but television and movie awards season. The Emmy Awards honor achievements in television, and the Academy Awards honor cinematic achievements in film. Though we can't all be Hollywood stars, we can all take home...

source: The Huffington Post

The life of an Oregon father who went into cardiac arrest while doing chores on his family's farm was saved by the quick action of his wife and son. When Troy Van Roekel collapsed on Jan. 25, his wife Laurie and son Nathan used CPR to keep him alive until help arrived. Laurie...

source: Portland Tribune

It was shortly after 4 a.m. on the foggy morning of Dec. 29 when Shanell Anderson took a wrong turn in the dark in a suburban Atlanta neighborhood. The 31-year-old supervisor for a newspaper delivery service was substituting for an...

source: Today Show

A New Jersey woman went into apparent cardiac arrest Feb. 16 when police and rescue squad personnel responded to assist her with an asthma attack. Patrolman Umair Latif was driving on Route 22 near Petticoat Lane when he saw a silver minivan on the shoulder with its hazard...



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