Join us Saturday Oct. 14, 2017 for the 4th Annual Grant Schoen Kickstart The Heart event held at Webster Middle School in Cedarburg, Wisc. starting at 9 am.
Join us Saturday Oct. 14, 2017 for the 4th Annual Grant Schoen Kickstart The Heart event held at Webster Middle School in Cedarburg, Wisc. starting at 9 am.
WAUSAU, Wisc. (WAOW) - A Wisconsin student at Wausau East High School died today after she had sought help because she did not feel well, authorities ...
Claire Crawford collapsing during volleyball game. Staff immediately responds and revives her with CPR and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator).
When it happens, the effect can be unsettling for a school and even a whole community.
LAST March, the N.C.A.A.’s chief medical officer, Brian Hainline, announced that he was going to recommend that all male college basketball players undergo an electrocardiogram, which measures the electrical activity in the heart, presumably as a requirement for being cleared to play competitively.
An Elk Grove, CA middle school student died Friday night after collapsing during basketball practice, the Elk Grove Unified School District said.
A Woodward High School senior died today after collapsing in her classroom. Liesirrell Echols, 18, was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and pronounced dead at 1:13 p.m., Dr. James Patrick, Lucas County coroner, said. Read more at http://www.toledoblade.com/Police-Fire/2016/01/20/Woodward-High-School-senior-died-today-after-collapsing-in-her-classroom.html#7xh8MTqpYTps3WAt.99
DE PERE - A St. Norbert College senior is lucky to be alive thanks to his coaches and fellow track athletes. Their training and immediate response brought Stephen Sheperd back to life. 87 athletes, including Sheperd, kicked off their track season Sunday at the Schuldes Sports Center in De Pere. “Stephen was really chipper that morning,” recalls Megan Kuehl, St. Norbert College Assistant Track Coach.
A pleasure to coach and a pleasure to know. That’s how Wayne State softball coach Shelli Manson described former player Kaiti Williams. Williams, 22, died Friday morning. She was living in Dakota City, Nebraska, and had been working at the Siouxland National Bank after graduating in May. Her heart stopped, her mother, Mary Ann, said.
GREENSBORO—A Southern Guilford High School student died Thursday morning after collapsing on campus. District leaders say Allison Brown, 14, was at cross country tryouts around 9 a.m. when it happened. The principal of Southern Guilford High School, Debbie Kraszeski, said she is deeply saddened but the community is strong. Brown was running in her second day of tryouts for the high school cross country team. She was almost done with the three mile course when she collapsed.
Tekarian Maclin died Wednesday afternoon following morning football practice. The Jackson Sun’s Brandon Shields reports the heat index was at 109 degrees around 11 am that morning. In a text sent to Shields, Maclin’s football coach Steve Hookfin indicated the boy’s death was “not heat-related.” He declined to comment further.
FLOYD — It happened suddenly. One minute, 13-year-old Leah Goff was doing what she loved — playing basketball with her travel teammates in Roanoke on Tuesday evening. Suddenly, she collapsed on the court, and attempts to revive her were unsuccessful. It was unclear Wednesday what caused her unexpected death.
Christopher Mitchell, a detective in the Miami Beach Police Department, is used to arriving at a conclusion after analyzing each step methodically. On this issue, however, he has an immediate, heartfelt response: “An EKG is imperative — that that test is performed on all athletes. If Dwayne would have had an EKG, we would have caught it in time and it would have been corrected and we would have avoided all of this.”
Pine Tree High School paid respects to a fallen teammate Wednesday, after the death of football player Josh Warren. The Pirate Center gymnasium, full of friends, family and teammates, fell silent as Warren's family entered the room. After prayers, memories and a slideshow, the gymnasium stood for the school's alma mater song, fingers pointed straight up and swaying. The family was surrounded by the school community, and each football player lined up to hug Warren's family members.
MIAMI - A South Florida family is urging parents to get EKGs for their children after their eldest daughter, Breanna Vergara, 11, collapsed during dance practice last year. "I got a call from the studio that they needed me to hurry up and get here," Breanna's mother, Claudia Vergara said. "I was calling her name and she wasn't reacting," said Breanna's dance teacher, Yvonne Alvarez. "I grabbed her, and as soon as I grabbed her she fell to the floor."
(CNN)—Belgian footballer Gregory Mertens, who collapsed on the pitch during a game on Monday, has died aged 24, with his club describing his passing away as having left "everyone in despair."
The NIH-National Heart Lung and Blood Institute has awarded Brian W. Roberts, MD, assistant professor of emergency medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) and an emergency medicine physician at Cooper University Health Care, a Mentored Patient-Oriented Career Development grant (K23) to study post-resuscitation partial pressure of arterial carbon dioxide and neurological outcome after cardiac arrest. The grant, which will total more than $630,000, is an ancillary study built upon the previously awarded RO1 grant also awarded in 2013 from the NIH to Stephen W. Trzeciak, MD, associate professor of medicine and emergency medicine at CMSRU and head of the Division of Critical Care Medicine at Cooper University Health Care, to study neurological and cognitive effects of hyperoxia after cardiac arrest.
The coroner says an engineering student who was also on the football and track teams at Geneva College died of natural causes from a "cardiac event" after suddenly falling ill while studying.
A bill proposing that all student athletes get EKG heart screenings passes through committee.
It's a test a local father believes could have saved his son's life. Now, he's taking his fight to Austin to push for a bill that would require all student athletes to get their hearts checked
When Jess Devou learned cardiopulmonary resuscitation at the age of 12 as part of a summer camp program, she never dreamed she would one day use the technique to save her father’s life.
A New Paltz High School student athlete who died Sunday after having two heart attacks had an undetected heart condition, his uncle said.
A handful of Seattle streets were closed Sunday morning for the city's annual St. Patrick's Day Dash. Thousands of runners braved soggy conditions to finish the 5K.
An Ohio proposal would require high school students to have basic training in how to use automated defibrillators and administer CPR.
Only nurses and coaches are currently required to be trained in Texas on automated external defibrillators, or AEDs.
Medical mysteries lurk in every family, yet the autopsies that could reveal them have become increasingly rare. Although coroners and medical examiners still investigate suspicious deaths, fewer than 5% of people who die in hospitals are autopsied today, down from 50% in the 1960s, according to government surveys. The decline in autopsies has slowed scientific advances in diseases including cancer, dementia and heart disease, researchers say. It also has left some surviving families in the dark about medical issues that could affect their own health.
Travis Roy’s bedroom isn’t just a shrine kept in his memory. Ten years after the Murrieta middle school student collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest and later died, it’s also the place where his father seeks inspiration and solace.
Officials with the Raymore-Peculiar School District confirm to FOX 4 they were aware about a doctor’s appointment that a track athlete had the day before he collapsed and died during Wednesday’s practice.
State Rep. Frank Mautino, D-Spring Valley, is sponsoring legislation that will increase the availability of automated external defibrillators throughout Illinois.
Nearly one month after a Newport Beach student athlete's heart stopped, a pediatric cardiologist recommended cardiac screening beyond what the American Heart Assn. advises and the school district requires.
Routine cardiac testing of athletes has been adopted by some teams even though the American Heart Association doesn’t recommend it
Chad Falgout’s heart pounds when he sprints down the basketball court, but the 14-year-old doesn’t pay much attention to his most important muscle.
Throughout the year, Parent Heart Watch will release "10 Lists of 10" to raise awareness of sudden cardiac arrest in youth. Examples of featured topics include the warning signs and symptoms of a heart condition, recognizing sudden cardiac arrest in youth, and how to develop a cardiac emergency action plan.
In a continued effort to help physicians more accurately interpret ECG results to improve cardiac safety in athletes and impact sudden cardiac death, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Center (F‐MARC) are bringing together top sports cardiology and sport medicine physicians from around the world for a second summit on ECG interpretation in athletes in Seattle on 26-27 February.
Heartsafe Wisconsin certified another 28 people in CPR on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Vineyard Community Church in Grafton, WI. In October, Pat Mulcahy, lead pastor at Vineyard, realized ...
Most new buildings in California with an occupancy greater than 200 people would be required to stock electronic devices used to stop cardiac arrest under a new bill.
Greer Firestone considers his daughter Grace exceptional. But to him, her 15 varsity letters and overall athleticism is not what defines her. It’s the fact that she’s still breathing.
She has a hole in her heart. One more time: A hole. In her heart. But they told Samantha White that she had no restrictions, that she could run and jump and splash and act like she was 8 and 12 and 16 years old just like the rest of her friends in the Colorado Springs area.
Colt Cardwell was the quiet giant with a dream. That's how Warner University head football coach Rod Shafer described the 6-foot, 9-inch, 425-pound offensive lineman from Land O'Lakes.
A bipartisan trio of House lawmakers are supporting legislation they hope will prevent sudden cardiac deaths among student athletes.
On a recent cold and snowy afternoon, Woodstock High School teamed up with Centegra to find teenagers with broken hearts.
The depth of chest compressions and the rate at which they were applied make a significant impact on survival and recovery of patients, a review of research by UT Southwestern Medical Center Emergency Medicine physicians shows.
It was during his freshman year of college, after a physical uncovered a serious heart condition, that Justin Moss was told he could theoretically become the next Hank Gathers.
Sorting through the items in former E.F.Rittmueller Middle School student Camden A. Blanford's locker brought principal Kristen Hecht to tears.
A Waconia family has paid tribute to a “beautiful, strong-willed” teenager who went into cardiac arrest while jogging this week.
A Richardson High School student-athlete collapsed during a workout earlier this week and stopped breathing, but thanks to fast emergency care from a trainer and coaches, the young man survived.
State lawmakers and health professionals discussed two pieces of legislation to help protect student athletes from the dangers of undiagnosed heart conditions Wednesday.
A Delano family is in mourning after their 13-year-old son died after collapsing in gym class at Cecil Avenue Middle School.
Johns Hopkins University is mourning the loss of a freshman who was found dead in his campus residence hall this morning, university administrators announced in a message to students, faculty, and staff.
The community is in mourning after learning of the sudden death of Nyack High School graduate Rex Bernstein.
High school athletes in South Carolina have to get a physical exam before they're allowed to start practicing or playing sports, but a bill filed in the State House would add a new requirement.
One week ago, 12-year-old Grace Heitzig went to bed in her Maple Grove home. She didn't wake up the next morning.
Tom Allshouse took a couple labored breaths, gasped and blacked out. His head flopped to the side as he lay on his back on a University of Delaware basketball court.
14-year-old Lauryn Neterer died suddenly on November 6. Following some recent bullying at school, there was speculation that she committed suicide.
A Roseville High School honor student and athlete who passed away Tuesday died of natural causes because of a heart problem.
A 13-year-old Greenwood boy, Bailey Venet, is alive thanks to the help of good Samaritans from Granton, Greenwood and Loyal who rushed to resuscitate him after he collapsed on the Loyal High School basketball court Dec. 6.
A ninth grade student who collapsed Tuesday at Lincoln City Seventh-day Adventist School was declared dead after being treated by emergency workers at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital.
An 18-year-old female student at Chemawa Indian School collapsed and died in her room Sunday morning.
It was a battle against time the day Josey High School student Recardell Sheppard collapsed in the school gym. Tonight, we know how things unfolded minute by minute.
A young woman who graduated from Hillsboro's Liberty High School this year died over the weekend, when she was found unresponsive in her dorm room at the University of Nevada, Reno.
It was a gray and somber day at Poly High School on Friday as students and faculty grappled with the death of a Jackrabbit student, Frank Murphy, who died on Thursday.
Jason Lappies woke in his San Diego apartment on the morning of June 26. Not needing to report to work right away, he settled onto his couch to watch a World Cup soccer match. He teased his roommate, who had to rush off to a job.
An Ursuline High School cheerleader collapsed during the national anthem of Tuesday night's boys basketball game against Massillon Perry.
A day after Graciela Cabrera’s funeral Saturday, her family was still grappling with the seemingly healthy 16-year-old’s sudden death and the reason it occurred.
With relatives near and far coming together for the holidays, it’s a great opportunity to share old stories and pass down family traditions. It’s also an ideal time to ask those sometimes difficult but important questions about your family’s health history.
The Kingston basketball community was reeling on Friday, a day after Sean Robinson, 22, collapsed in the stands while watching brother Tyler play at Kate Walton Fieldhouse.
Fear of police, language barriers, lack of knowledge of cardiac arrest symptoms and financial concerns prevent Latinos - particularly those of lower socioeconomic status - from seeking emergency medical help and performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), according to a study published online yesterday in Annals of Emergency Medicine.
Some will never know the pain Carmen Ozuna feels right now.
A Batesville Pioneer is recovering at home after he nearly died on the practice field Nov. 19.
Do you know CPR? That question has sparked an upcoming community event called Lifesaver CPR Day.
A Rustin High School teacher and athletic coach was praised as a hero after his quick action may have saved the life of a student who stopped breathing during a seizure last week.
Honolulu first responders honored a St. Louis School senior on Thursday for his bravery in saving a life.
Would you be able to help if a loved one or anyone collapsed right in front of you? It's something many of us have probably wondered. It happened to a Louisville high school coach and a parent who found themselves suddenly trying to save the life of a Trinity High School student.
Student-athletes put their hearts into the sports they play, but what many parents don't know is their child's heart could be putting them at risk.
Two Aliso Niguel High coaches rescued a sophomore boys basketball player who collapsed during practice Monday by performing CPR and using a defibrillator on him, an Orange County Fire Authority captain said Tuesday.
The potential dangers of energy drinks, those highly caffeinated beverages that promise to stave off sleepiness, are well known, but a new study suggests that even young children are at risk.
Patrick Schoonover's love for hockey was written all over his face -- his smile as he got on the ice, the light in his eyes.
Kenya Cheatham is thankful for two quick-thinking teachers who came to her daughter’s rescue when she went into cardiac arrest at school.
Dozens of volunteers from the American Heart Association are headed to Columbus Wednesday, Nov. 12. They will present information to lawmakers they say could save hundreds of lives every year. It would make CPR training a requirement for students before graduation, something Cincinnati Country Day says they have been doing for years.
In August, a student at St. Thomas Academy collapsed and went into cardiac arrest after a football practice. A student and staff member used CPR and an automated external defibrillator to revive him before paramedics arrived, saving his life.
The sister of Francene Duckette is telling all of us to hold family and friends a little closer tonight. She says you never know when someone important in your life will be taken away without notice. Duckette was an eighth grader at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Port Arthur. She died after collapsing at school Wednesday.
A Jet Blue flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Logan Airport Thursday evening after a toddler on the plane went into cardiac arrest.
American tennis pro Melanie Oudin says she will have a procedure Thursday for a heart condition, and surgery later this month for an eye problem.
Fast facts: • Some genetic mutations linked to sudden cardiac death are known to affect a certain part of sodium channels, the proteins responsible for letting sodium ions into cells. • Researchers found the effect of these mutations on the interaction between sodium channels and another protein, calmodulin, which regulates the channels’ opening. • Discovery suggests a starting point for designing drugs to prevent sudden cardiac death.
Not long after DeShaun Cash was born, his mother and father were told he had a weak heart and may not make it a week. That week turned into a month, then a year.
Eric Paredes has helped save the lives of Devin Lawson and as many as 128 other teens. Yet Eric died when his heart suddenly stopped beating in 2009 at age 15.
The homecoming was at Barry Park, bringing everything full circle. Coach Ted Straub was on the sidelines, watching his Nottingham High School modified girls team compete with Central Square in soccer, when he turned and saw one of his players approaching, in street clothes.
A heart screening takes about 15 minutes, but the results could save a life. Cardiologists at Riverbend Hospital gave a free heart screening to about 70 teens on Saturday, using an electrocardiogram (otherwise known as an EKG) to check for heart problems.
When he’s not getting straight A's, or being a star on the Champlain Valley Union High School track team, 16-year-old Tommy Watson teaches others how to save lives. “I wanted to teach people a simple, affective way of doing CPR,” says Watson, a Junior at C.V.U. “I wanted to teach them a technique they could remember.”
Alex Zavitsanos didn’t start out looking for a high school graduation project that would potentially save lives, but what he decided on does just that.
A casual game of volleyball almost proved deadly for an ASU student when he suddenly grabbed his chest and collapsed right there on the court.
A teen collapsed and died Monday while playing soccer at a Southside park
Picture a vibrant high school senior doing everything she can to stay active – cheerleading and homecoming queen. Jessica Clinton was also a daddy's girl.
Young athletes should undergo heart screening before they play competitive sports, according to new guidelines released by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).
All school athletic coaches would be required to be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, under legislation approved Thursday by the Massachusetts House.
Dylan Rose is just like any other teenager who loves playing and watching sports, but after being diagnosed with long QT syndrome, which is a heart rhythm disorder that causes fast and chaotic heartbeats, Rose is fighting for the life he once had.
It's the type of story we have all read about — a young athlete who appeared perfectly healthy just moments before dying suddenly. Naturally, we are saddened as we read it, but hardly ever really stop to consider the impact the event has on the deceased athlete's family and friends. This is something that is supposed to happen to someone else, somewhere else.
The Mulder brothers are best friends. Noah, 14, is compassionate and responsible. Isaiah, 11, is the family comedian. And Elijah, 8, is the perfect combination of his two brothers. They love playing sports and spending time together, but it’s their shared experiences that have made them so close.
A Staten Island teenager who died after collapsing during varsity football practice last month died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick, making it difficult for the heart to pump blood, the medical examiner said Tuesday.
School districts in Illinois for the first time this year are required to teach students how to perform CPR and use a defibrillator.
A 7-year-old boy collapsed at an elementary school in Highland and later died, authorities said Friday.
The sudden death of a popular high school student has silenced the halls at Marfa High School.
Jeff Schoen's 10 year old son, Grant, passed away in his sleep on October 17, 2013 from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). After Grant's death, Jeff wanted to raise awareness for SCA and started Heart Safe Wisconsin with the hope of increasing survival rates in youth from SCA.
A Crowder College international student died of apparent cardiac arrest over the weekend after being spotted having respiratory problems along Highway 59 in Neosho.
Dayle Wood has a brand new "birthday," and she's thankful for every new day, week and year she has to live. It has been a little over a year since Wood collapsed during an Aquinas volleyball practice because of an irregular heartbeat and needed to be revived via an automated external defibrillator (AED).
Friends, family and classmates gathered Friday to remember a popular Clayton County eighth-grader who died suddenly this week
The family of the late Hartsville High School football player Ronald Rouse, 18, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Hartsville High School, the South Carolina High School League, the Darlington County School Board, the South Carolina Board of Education, Lake Robinson Rescue Squad, Darlington County Emergency Preparedness and Darlington County.
Khalil Wallace, the eighth-grade Marshall Junior High School student who collapsed Monday on the field during football practice, is listed in critical condition at Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, as of Tuesday afternoon.
In response to the death of Miles Kirkland-Thomas, the high school football player who collapsed and died on the field during a routine practice, the Staten Island Federation of Parent-Teacher Associations wants an athletic trainer or sports physician at every public high school athletic practice.
A Surline Middle School student who collapsed at school Sept. 15 is currently recovering in a Grand Rapids hospital. Brandon Wright, 11, of West Branch collapsed as Surline students were on their way to lunch Monday afternoon. “His heart just stopped,” his father, Jim Wright, told the Herald Wednesday. “No doctors know why or anything. He had a clean bill of health, every test you can think of.”
A young mother goes to bed healthy. She ends up in cardiac arrest. Why her family history left her fighting for her life
Fifteen-year-old Mya Hughes, a bright-eyed sophomore at North High School in North St. Paul, died suddenly Monday night.
Standish-Sterling Central High School student Donovan Trombley died after collapsing in the school parking lot Sept. 10.
A night of celebration turned deadly for a man in State College over the weekend until a young woman came to his rescue. She is now being called a hero.
Dorien “DJ” Garnett, a 17-year-old junior from Brockton High School in Massachusetts, had been a heathy sports star all his life, but while playing basketball one day in 2009, he suffered sudden cardiac arrest.
East Hamilton Middle/High School honored three teachers Wednesday morning for saving a student's life. On Aug. 15, Joe'l Ervin, 13, was playing basketball in the gym when his vision darkened, he told the Times Free Press in an interview. His head felt heavy, and he stumbled into a mat on the wall near the basketball hoop.
Elgin High School Principal Jerry Cook is on a mission to ensure all 2,500 Elgin High students have an opportunity to be screened for signs of heart problems this month.
A Watson Chapel ninth-grade defensive end, Josh Pierce, lined up for a defensive play during the first quarter of the Monticello at Watson Chapel game, Thursday night, and then collapsed as he got into position for the play.
CENTER CITY (WPVI) -- An athlete went into cardiac arrest during a jog along the Schuylkill River but the quick work of a group of Good Samaritans, including a doctor, helped save his life.
A football player at Seventy-First High School in Fayetteville who collapsed and died during practice last year suffered a fatal cardiac arrhythmia, according to an autopsy released Wednesday.
An 18-year-old student has made a scientific breakthrough that could help save the lives of black athletes with undiagnosed heart problems.
A Lockport teen collapsed suddenly Sunday afternoon at the Gregory Hayes Holler Memorial Skate Park in the City of Tonawanda and later died, officials said.
Scientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) who specialize in genetics of the skin are investigation an unlikely link between skin disease and heart disease which will hopefully shed new light on why someone is predisposed to sudden cardiac death syndrome.
He was a leader with big dreams and a passion for playing football. Zyrees Oliver wanted to be the best, and he also wanted the best for his family and friends. But early Monday, Zyrees died after being removed from a ventilator five days after collapsing at his home.
Hundreds gathered Thursday night to honor the life of Noah Cornuet, 16, who died Wednesday at football practice for Burrell High School.
Sudden cardiac arrest is among the leading causes of death among young athletes. A group of local citizens is hoping to change theta by informing the public of the danger and what can be done to combat it.
50 automated external defibrillators were donated to volunteer fire companies Monday night in honor of a five-year-old girl who passed away from sudden cardiac arrest.
ST. Louis - Brooke Pulliam, 14, wants to have a T-shirt made that would read, “Yes, I’m tall.” and “No, I don’t play basketball.” Already 6 feet tall, the Gray Summit teen gets the remark and question often. But the very reason she has all the makings for a star basketball player could also end her life early if she plays the sport.
Austin (KXAN) - When you are 6’9 and weigh 290 pounds, “big” is a way of life. As a high school senior just weeks from graduating at Crosby High School, Cody Stephens sat in front of his television watching the 2012 NFL Draft and told his father one day he would be the one getting his name called at the draft.
Former Baylor star Isaiah Austin has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition and will not be able to pursue a career in the NBA, it was announced Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA -- When Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench during a game March 10 against the Columbus Blue Jackets, 9-year-old Philadelphia Flyers fan T.J. Ramos understood more than most exactly what was happening.
Last night my Twitter stream lit up with the news that NHL player Rich Peverley collapsed from a heart arrhythmia.
Moments after finishing his first snowboard run of the season at Afton Alps, 17-year-old Dan Mannon trudged back to the ski lift Saturday for another crack at the slope.