Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death: 10 Things Every Community Should Know

There are ten things a community should know to prevent sudden cardiac death, which kills an estimated 350,000 people in the United States each year, more than all forms of cancer.

Commonly Used Cardiac Terms - A Glossary

When it comes to cardiac safety in sports, there are a variety of terms parents should know.

Commotio Cordis Leads to Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Commotio Cordis is a rare disruption of the heart's electrical system resulting from a blunt impact to the chest that leads to sudden cardiac arrest. It has been documented in over 250 cases since 1998, and occurs most often in lacrosse, with the most recent incident involving a 12-year-old boy who tragically died in Rochester, New York after being hit in the chest with a ball.

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