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Fleming Island FL athlete dies two days after suffering cardiac arrest at school

September 21st, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA|

Fleming Island two-sport athlete Ben Johnson suffered cardiac arrest and irreversible brain damage after collapsing at school on Tuesday. (Contributed photo) Fleming Read More...

Holmdel NJ Lacrosse Player Died from Undetected Congenital Heart Condition

September 20th, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

Holmdel NJ Lacrosse Player Died from Undetected Congenital Heart Condition Jack Dowd, 16 years old, died after collapsing during a youth Read More...

Florida Atlantic Quarterback De’Andre Johnson Hospitalized with Blood Clots

September 14th, 2017|athletics, blood clots|

Florida Atlantic quarterback De’Andre Johnson speaks to reporters during media day at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla., on Sunday, August 20, 2017. Read More...

Detroit Tigers’ Victor Martinez to undergo cardiac ablation to fix irregular heartbeat

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

Season over: Victor Martinez to have cardiac ablation procedure Chris McCosky, The Detroit News Detroit – The season is over for Read More...

Sept 2-4, 2017: Four More Young Athlete Deaths

September 6th, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA|

September 2, 2017 14-year-old Chris Fischer, a football player at Austin High School in Minnesota, passed away due to complications from Read More...

August brings record number of schools signed and students tested by Wimbledon Health Partners for the year

September 1st, 2017|athletics, News & Events, Wimbledon Athletics|

August Brings Record Number of Schools Signed and Students Tested by Wimbledon Health Partners for the Year As the Read More...

Heart Testing at University of Kansas Likely Saves Athlete’s Life: HCM Diagnosis

August 31st, 2017|athletics, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, News & Events|

Heart screening on top recruit ‘probably saved his life,’ KU football coach says BY JESSE NEWELL jnewell@kcstar.com LAWRENCE - Kansas football Read More...

Gone Too Soon: Three Student Athletes Collapse and Die

August 30th, 2017|athletics, Parents, SCA|

It’s been a tough week. Three student athletes collapsed and were not able to be saved. Two students were only 13—in Read More...

Dylan’s Story: Why Preventative Cardiac Testing is Necessary

August 24th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, Parents, Wimbledon Athletics|

Dylan's Story By Becky Rose In October of 2013, Dylan came to me and told me he wasn’t feeling well. He was the quarterback Read More...

Bronx Football Player Suffers Sudden Cardiac Death on First Day of Practice

August 23rd, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Mount St. Michael football player dies after collapsing at practice bronx.news12.com WAKEFIELD - A 14-year-old football player collapsed during practice at Read More...

Korey Stringer Institute study shows schools need to do more to keep athletes safe

August 16th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

The safety of student athletes is a top priority for schools, but a study by UConn’s Korey Stringer Institute shows improvements Read More...

Back to School Sports are Underway. Do You Know if Your Students are Safe?

August 9th, 2017|athletics, SCA, Wimbledon Athletics|

August means back to school for most high schoolers, and for many student athletes, sports have already begun, whether it be camps, Read More...

Georgia Teen Dies from Cardiac Arrest during Soccer Practice

July 31st, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

Gwinnett teen dies after collapsing at club soccer practice by: Matt Johnson GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Family and friends are heartbroken after a Read More...

Undiagnosed Cardiomyopathy Takes Life of Young Texas Basketball Player

July 28th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

Coach Remembers Star Player Who Collapsed from Heart Condition By Vanessa Brown News of John Lee's sudden death came as a shock Read More...

Keep Your Heart Healthy Now and Your Brain Will Benefit Later

July 24th, 2017|Healthy Living, heart disease|

A healthy heart could lead to a healthier brain later in life Jul 21, 2017 | Katherine Davis   Maintaining a heart-healthy Read More...

19-Year-Old Dancer with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Continues his Passion

July 21st, 2017|athletics, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy|

Chandler dancer risks his life for every dance practice as his parents wait with a heart machine Ozzy Mora, KPNX As Read More...

Cheerleader, 15, Dies with Blood Clots in her Chest

July 19th, 2017|athletics, blood clots|

By ANN SCHMIDT FOR DAILYMAIL.COM A 15-year-old girl died with numerous blood clots in her chest after doctors sent her away twice. Now Read More...

Attorney says “significant delay” in using AED on Star Ifeacho, who died from cardiomyopathy

July 18th, 2017|athletics, News & Events, SCA|

There was a ‘significant delay’ in providing life-saving treatment for Dunbar player who died, attorney says BY VALARIE HONEYCUTT SPEARS vhoneycutt@herald-leader.com Read More...

Enlarged heart caused Brush High School hockey player’s unexpected death

July 14th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions, SCA|

Enlarged heart caused Brush High School hockey player's unexpected death, autopsy shows By Evan MacDonald, cleveland.com | emacdonald@cleveland.com SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio - The Brush Read More...

Athlete with Congenital Heart Defect tries out for American Ninja Warrior

July 13th, 2017|athletics, heart disease|

Putting all of her heart into rugged sports before ‘American Ninja Warrior’ tryout By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Photos by Dave Burdick American Ninja Read More...

Cheraw HS Football Star’s Sudden Death Leaves Community Stunned

July 7th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Cheraw HS football star's death leaves community stunned Ty Chandler, WCNC CHERAW, S.C. - A star Chesterfield County football player's sudden Read More...

Rare Heart Arrhythmia Cause of Death for Basketball Player Kimberly Nuestro

July 5th, 2017|athletics, SCA|

Cause of Homestead High basketball player’s death revealed Kimberly Nuestro collapsed at an AAU game in May and died at Stanford Read More...

Nick Fairley’s heart condition takes him out for the season

June 29th, 2017|athletics, cardiovascular conditions|

Chris Singleton’s column: Fairley’s health is more important than football By Chris Singleton Staff Writer www.dailycomet.com New Orleans Saints defensive tackle Read More...

Mid-teen years may be a tipping point for cardiovascular health

June 28th, 2017|cardiovascular conditions, Healthy Living, News & Events|

If young people can get on top of weight issues before their mid-teen years, they will be less likely to face Read More...

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