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Missouri Southern Football Player Perseveres after Pulmonary Embolism in 2015

June 21st, 2017|athletics, blood clots|

Photo Source: Crossroads, the Magazine of Missouri Southern State University Putting Himself on the Line – Senior Lars Lindquist Battles Read More...

Advisory: Replacing saturated fat with healthier fat could lower cardiovascular risks

June 19th, 2017|Healthy Living, heart disease|

Advisory: Replacing saturated fat with healthier fat could lower cardiovascular risks By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Replacing saturated fat with healthier Read More...

Kent State Football Recruit Dies after Collapsing during Morning Workout

June 14th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Kenton grad dies after workout Football recruit at Kent State By Akron Beacon Journal AKRON — Tyler Heintz, a 2017 graduate Read More...

Wimbledon Health Partners Signs Record Number of New Schools to Test Student Athletes

June 12th, 2017|athletics, News & Events|

Wimbledon Health Partners Signs Record Number of New Schools to Test Student Athletes Wimbledon Health Partners signed up a record Read More...

Saints awaiting third opinion on Nick Fairley’s career-threatening heart condition

June 9th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, News & Events|

Saints awaiting third opinion on Nick Fairley's career-threatening heart condition BY JOSH KATZENSTEIN, NOLA.COM jkatzenstein@nola.com The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Saints are Read More...

Study confirms that competitive sports may be okay for many athletes with ICDs

June 7th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, News & Events|

Four-year follow-up confirms that participation in competitive sports may be okay for many athletes with implanted cardioverter defibrillators American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Read More...

The Stories We Can’t Tell

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

The Stories We Can't Tell Stories of young athletes suddenly dying continue to make the news, but it seems news outlets Read More...

What Are the Best Heart-Healthy Exercises?

May 26th, 2017|education, Healthy Living, heart disease|

What Are the Best Heart-Healthy Exercises? Walking – yes, really – tops the list. health.usnews.com By Allison Klein, Contributor Doctors want you to get Read More...

Wisconsin High School Student Athlete Graduates Year after Cardiac Arrest

May 25th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Xavier High School student graduates one year after nearly fatal cardiac incident fox11online.com APPLETON (WLUK) -- Graduation is a special event for any Read More...

Former NBA player died of an enlarged heart, autopsy says

May 23rd, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Charles Shackleford died of an enlarged heart, autopsy says BY ABBIE BENNETT abennett@newsobserver.com Former N.C. State basketball standout Charles Shackleford died Read More...

Pulmonary Embolism Cause of Death for 13 Year Old in Pennsylvania

May 22nd, 2017|athletics, blood clots, cardiovascular conditions|

Photo Credit: wpxi.com Ringgold Middle School student dies suddenly wpxi.com WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa. - A 13-year-old Ringgold Middle School student Read More...

If the true incidence of SCA in student athletes were known, could more lives be saved?

May 17th, 2017|athletics, legislation, Parents, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

It’s long been noted that the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest among young athletes is underreported. “Natural causes” is often listed for Read More...

Justin faced almost certain death from his heart abnormality had it not been discovered

May 12th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, Parents, Wimbledon Athletics|

Photo Courtesy of Lilly Corbett Justin Corbett will be able to play football someday because intuition and perseverance led to a Read More...

Undiagnosed Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Nearly Took Her Life Two Years Ago

May 11th, 2017|athletics, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, SCA|

Kathryn Henry, a sophomore at Tantasqua Regional High School from Palmer, is shown with school nurse Jackie Berube and math teacher Keith Ventimiglia Read More...

Major League Soccer Player Back on the Field following Heart Diagnosis

May 10th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions|

Toronto FC’s Drew Moor on field after heart scare Reds defender had an ablation to restore normal heart rhythm after irregular heartbeat Read More...

Student with Undiagnosed Long QT Survives Sudden Cardiac Arrest

May 10th, 2017|cardiovascular conditions, education, SCA|

Harcum student will graduate thanks to LM officers who saved her life A daughter is giving her mother a priceless Mother’s Read More...

Peripheral artery disease becoming more prevalent but quality of care needs improvement

May 5th, 2017|cardiovascular conditions, heart disease|

Quality of care for peripheral artery disease is low medicalxpress.com Less than half of individuals with peripheral artery disease, which is Read More...

Study suggests people who reach middle age in good heart health can look forward to longer, healthier life

May 4th, 2017|Healthy Living, heart disease|

Healthy Heart in Middle Age Delivers Big Dividends pantagraph.com MONDAY, May 1, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- It may not come as Read More...

High school senior in Tallahassee dies after cardiac arrest due to enlarged heart

May 3rd, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA|

Chiles student dies days after medical emergency tallahassee.com Davion Mikel Stephens, the Chiles special needs student who was rushed to a Read More...

8th-grader suffers sudden cardiac arrest at track meet in New Mexico

May 2nd, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA|

Student recovering after heart stops during track meet lcsun-news.com LAS CRUCES — A 14-year-old Vista Middle School student is recovering in Read More...

Michigan 7th-grader died from congenital heart defect following track meet

May 1st, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA|

Michigan honor roll student, 13, falls ill and dies after school track meet dailymail.com A 13-year-old girl died unexpectedly at the Read More...

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...

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