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Sudden deaths of several student athletes in the news this week

April 27th, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

At the beginning of this year, the news was filled with several cases of sudden cardiac arrest in high school athletes who Read More...

AATS Consensus Statement brings renewed attention to #2 cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes

April 21st, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, Wimbledon Athletics|

New recommendations for testing and treatment of anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery (AAOCA) published in the Journal of Thoracic Read More...

High School Baseball Player Pitches Again after Heart Condition causes Cardiac Arrest

April 17th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Photo Credit: ketv.com North senior shows determination to return to mound after cardiac arrest After a medical scare last August, Read More...

VIDEO: Learn Why WHP’s Preventative Cardiovascular Testing Program is Important

April 12th, 2017|athletics, education, Wimbledon Athletics|

WHP's Preventative Cardiovascular Testing Program Learn why Wimbledon Health Partners' cardiac and vascular ultrasound testing is important when it comes to protecting your student Read More...

Monahans High School Sprinter Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest on the Track

April 12th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, Parents, SCA|

Monahans sprinter survives cardiac arrest www.cbs7.com MONAHANS -- Last Monday, a seemingly normal track and field practice at Monahan’s high ended Read More...

Study: Improved access to preventative care can lead to better cardiovascular health

April 5th, 2017|heart disease, News & Events|

Study: Improved access to preventative care can reduce heart attacks, strokes Apr 03, 2017 | Katherine Davis cardiovascularbusiness.com Improved access to preventive healthcare resources Read More...

Bethel Mom’s Heart-Testing Crusade: ‘Life Is Why, Mike Is Why’

April 4th, 2017|athletics, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, SCA|

Bethel Mom's Heart-Testing Crusade: 'Life Is Why, Mike Is Why' Tom Renner, newtown.dailyvoice.com BETHEL, Conn. — A fairly simple test could Read More...

CPR and AEDs Save Lives—But What Should Come First?

March 29th, 2017|athletics, legislation, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

CPR and AEDs Save Lives—But What Should Come First? A March 27, 2017 report from the Journal of the American College Read More...

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...

Heart experts say today’s habits affect health later

March 10th, 2017|Healthy Living, heart disease|

Heart experts say today’s habits affect health later universe.byu.edu The negative habits students may develop during college can lead to heart Read More...

There’s now a dietary prescription for heart health

March 9th, 2017|Healthy Living|

There's now a dietary prescription for heart health By Harold Mandel Physicians have analyzed food trends and have published a dietary 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...

16 superfoods for a healthy heart

March 2nd, 2017|Healthy Living|

16 superfoods for a healthy heart Bel Marra Health Diet has a large impact on our health. What we eat can 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...

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