Michigan teen dies from sudden cardiac arrest after high school basketball tryouts

March 22nd, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Photo courtesy of Facebook Lincoln Park High School athlete dies after collapsing at tryout www.fox2detroit.com LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (WJBK) - A 15-year-old Read More...

Maria Shanley’s Mission to Save Lives after Losing Her Son to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

March 21st, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

Photos Courtesy of Maria Shanley It’s been 22 months since Maria Shanley lost her son Mike to sudden cardiac arrest due Read More...

Good news for athletes with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy! Moderate exercise may help

March 20th, 2017|athletics, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, News & Events|

Study shows moderate exercise may aid HCM patients www.upi.com March 17 (UPI) -- Research suggests a change in current treatment guidelines for Read More...

Laguna Beach Student Athlete Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Spanish Class

March 17th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

Teacher’s Action Saves His Student lagunabeachindy.com As freshman Sam Tyrrell took his seat in his sixth-period Spanish 1 class at Laguna Read More...

March Madness begins this week; how many players are taking the court with an undetected heart condition?

March 14th, 2017|athletics, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

Basketball Players have the Highest Incidence of Sports-Related Sudden Cardiac Death in the United States March Madness is an exciting time of Read More...

Safety precautions take pro athlete LaMarcus Aldridge out of the game indefinitely due to irregular heartbeat

March 13th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, News & Events|

San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge will be out of the game indefinitely due to a minor heart arrhythmia, according to the San Read More...

Ohio high school student athlete plays again after heart condition treated

March 3rd, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Photo Credit: Peyton Neely, The Marrietta Times Frontier teen copes with heart condition Peyton Neely, Marietta Times NEW MATAMORAS–Frontier High School Read More...

Utah bill would mandate CPR training and SCA education, but what about preventative testing?

March 3rd, 2017|athletics, legislation, SCA|

"A Utah student athlete's life was saved last year when two teachers performed CPR and revived the teen's heart after he collapsed Read More...

Has the medical system failed students who suffered Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

February 28th, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

In the past two months, 10 student athletes have been in the news for suffering sudden cardiac arrest at school or at Read More...

Marching Band Drummer in Texas Collapses in Sudden Cardiac Arrest

February 23rd, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

James Nicholson poses with those who came to his aid: nurse Julie Dowden, students Allyssa Lawrence and Sierra Flores, James’ mother, Joana Bustamante, Read More...

Soccer Player Back on the Field Following Heart Condition Diagnosis

February 23rd, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions|

Photo Source: Medical City Healthcare Doctors Detect Heart Problem in Youth Soccer Player By Bianca Castro One of the more common Read More...

NMU football player’s death is a reminder that heart conditions are often silent

February 21st, 2017|athletics, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, SCA|

After son's death, NMU athlete's family wants to prevent similar tragedies By Justin P. Hicks | jhicks3@mlive.com MARQUETTE, MI -- Anthony Read More...

University High School student suffers sudden cardiac arrest during basketball practice

February 20th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

Saved life pushes U High to raise funds for AED devices Julia Evelsizer jevelsizer@pantagraph.com NORMAL — A situation that could have Read More...

Managing a Heart Condition Begins with Knowledge

February 15th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, education, Wimbledon Athletics|

Managing a Heart Condition Begins with Knowledge Not every heart abnormality means a student athlete must stop all physical activity due Read More...

New Jersey Student Who Suffered Sudden Cardiac Arrest is Lucky to be Alive

February 9th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

From left to right: Students Emma Reedman, Sarah Magaldo and Andrew Zimmer. Reedman and Zimmer helped save Magaldo's life by administering CPR Read More...

Undiagnosed Cardiovascular Conditions Affect Young Lives Worldwide

February 6th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, education|

The sudden death gene dailymail.co.uk Hundreds of thousands of people are living with a faulty gene that puts them at risk Read More...

Jordan Moore, 15, Wants Schools to Test their Students, and She has Good Reason

February 1st, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

Jordan Moore—Following her Heart to Save Lives At only fifteen, Jordan Moore is wise beyond her years. Her passion for helping Read More...

A Missed Heart Appointment Leads to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

January 26th, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

A Missed Heart Appointment Leads to Sudden Cardiac Arrest Malik Allen, 14, of Chicago’s Luther North College Prep was playing basketball Read More...

States have made great moves to protect high school students and athletes from sudden cardiac death, but is it enough?

January 23rd, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

States have made great moves to protect high school students and athletes from sudden cardiac death, but is it enough? A Read More...

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy the Expected Cause of Death for Anthony Herbert

January 20th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

MARQUETTE, MI -- Anthony Herbert seemed like a healthy 20-year-old, right up until the moment he lost consciousness and died this week. Read More...

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