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SCA Awareness and Messaging Study: Creating a Culture of Action

PITTSBURGH, PA--More than 300,000 people die from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) each year in the U.S., but the life-threatening condition is not on consumers’ radar, according to research conducted by global strategic marketing and research firm, StrataVerve, on behalf of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation. Their baseline study was presented at the AHA Resuscitation Science Symposium in 2016. Follow-up research, conducted in November 2017, was presented by Jennifer Chap, StrataVerve, and Mary Newman, Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, at the Emergency Cardiovascular Care Update last week in New Orleans.

CPR Saves Lives March Focuses Attention on Improving Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates

NEW ORLEANS, LA--Hundreds of marchers, including dozens of cardiac arrest survivors, took to the streets of New Orleans for the Citizen CPR Foundation’s (CCPRF) CPR Saves Lives March on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

The New Orleans-style Second-Line March began at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans and concluded at City Hall where participants were welcomed by Council Member Jason Williams and EMS Medical Director Dr. Jeff Elder. They heard inspirational stories from survivors with a public call to action for more CPR education and training so that more lives will be saved.

Parent Heart Watch Wins 2017 Video Contest Competition Designed to Raise Awareness About Sudden Cardiac Arrest

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