• As CPR and AED Awareness Week comes to an end, we'll show you how you can still raise awareness all year-long! Approximately 350,000 people suffer from sudden cardiac arrest each year in America. An increased awareness can help ensure that more people survive. [...]

  • Sudden cardiac arrest can affect anyone at any time or place and at any age. Although, the incidence of SCA does increase with age.

    SCA continues to be a leading cause of death in America and is responsible for over 325,000 deaths each year. [...]

  • Time is precious when it comes to responding to a cardiac emergency. When it was noticed that a 67-year-old man was slumped over at the seated lat pull-down machine at Anytime Fitness on October 12th 2018, the quick thinking actions that took place after this discovery will have been what saved the man’s life. [...]

  • Whether it’s the United Kingdom or the United States, sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) comes out as a leading cause of death year after year. It’s a life-threatening event that can happen to any person at any time, regardless of physical health.

  • SCA Facts

    Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death in the US. The following facts indicate that a lack of awareness makes it an even bigger problem. [...]

  • In the US alone, more than 350,000 cases of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) are recorded each year.

    Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the abrupt loss of heart function, and it can happen to anybody – it doesn’t matter whether the person has a pre-existing heart condition or not; if they have a heart, they are susceptible to SCA. [...]

  • Cardiovascular disease is the leading health problem in the US, and it is estimated that 15 million American adults have some form of coronary heart disease. The nation’s epidemic of poor cardiovascular health has resulted in a generic view of heart issues, causing a fundamental lack of understanding about the individual problems that can impact the heart. [...]

  • All around the world, y’gotta spread the word, tell ‘em whatcha heard, you’re gonna make a better day, sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) comes out on top as a leading cause of death, and this is no different in the United States. [...]

  • Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is one of the leading causes of death in the USA, with approximately 366,000 SCA mortalities happening each year. Without immediate treatment, 90-95% of SCA victims will die, and for each minute that passes where a victim doesn’t receive treatment, their chance of survival decreases by 10%. [...]

  • Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in America, yet many people are still unaware of it or do not recognize the severity of SCA and would not know what to do if they were to witness a cardiac arrest. [...]

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