All baseball fields on city-owned land will be required to have a defibrillator onsite during youth baseball games under a new law Mayor de Blasio signed on May 10, 2016. Continue reading
A happy ending to yet another sudden cardiac arrest case involving a High School student. This scary incident happened in Bloomfield, New Jersey on March 11, 2016. Continue reading
Claire Crawford is a 17 year old volleyball player at Loganville Christian Academy in Georgia whose heart stopped in the middle of a game. In the incredible and shocking video we see her collapse to the floor in full cardiac arrest.
Teens in high school around over half of America are now required to learn CPR as a part of their graduating curriculum. This means more than 1,500,000 newly minted CPR educated graduating high school students will be in our communities next year.
Each year trained teens will be educated to assist in providing CPR to someone having sudden cardiac arrest. This is one of the most common cause of death in the U.S. with almost 1000 people dying a day because of sudden cardiac arrest. Continue reading