• As you may know, sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death in the United States. It takes a life almost every two minutes, with only 12% of victims surviving an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. [...]

  • 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. [...]

  • Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. While there are some risk factors for heart disease that are beyond our control (such as age, gender, ethnic background, and family history), there’s a lot that we can do to reduce our risk for developing heart disease. [...]

  • Heart disease accounts for one in every four deaths in the United States, and nearly one-third of all deaths in the world – but these deaths are largely avoidable simply by paying closer attention to what and how you eat. [...]

  • 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. [...]

  • We’ve heard it all before, the US is one of the least healthy countries in the developed world. According to a 2016 report from the Commonwealth Fund, Americans ranked last against citizens of 10 other wealthy countries in terms of emotional distress, inability to pay for care, and missed medical appointments – but how are we doing when it comes to our heart health? [...]

  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. [...]

  • Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is one of the leading causes of death in the USA, with approximately 366,000 SCA mortalities happening each year. [...]

  • If an AED is not on your own wish list, it’s probably because it’s on your shopping list, right?  Find out why an AED should be at the top of your wish and/or shopping list this Christmas. [...]

  • 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. [...]

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