Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation in the News

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation in the News

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The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation works proactively with reporters and bloggers to provide information related to the prevention and treatment of sudden cardiac arrest. Following are articles that mention the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation as a resource. This compilation excludes the hundreds of thousands of media impressions generated by Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation news releases.


3/18/15: National Safety Council: Greater Access to AEDs Could Save 40,000 Lives a Year

3/18/15: Chicago Tribune: Kifowit Wants Emergency Equipment in Public Libraries

3/17/15: My Web Times: Mautino-Backed Bill Passes House

3/6/15: My WebTimes: Mautino Backs Defibrillator Legislation

2/23/15, Cleveland Clinic: How a Smartphone App Can Help You Save a Life

2/8/15, The Des Moines Register: Sudden Cardiac Arrest Can Strike the Healthy, Too

1/15/15, Altus Times: EMS Provides Defibrillator to School

1/10/15, EMS World: AHA Releases 2015 Heart & Stroke Statistics

1/8/15, Occupational Health and Safety: SCA Survivor Show Set for Mall of America

1/5/15, EP Lab Digest: Force for Health Foundation and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Jointly Launch Student Health Force Chain of Survival Grant Program


11/23/14: CARES Report: Dramatic Improvement in Overall Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates in U.S. (SCA Foundation article)

11/23/14: Eagle County Nonprofits Are Participating in Statewide Philanthropic Event

11/19/14: City Medics Take First Place in CPR Competition

11/17/14: Lifesaving Devices Installed in Mountainview

11/10/14: Burnsville's Ambitions on CPR Training Fall Short

11/04/14: UNHS's Ashley Dalton Makes Inspirational, Miraculous Comeback After Cardiac Arrest

10/27/14: Being Proactive While Being Active

10/07/14: Lodi High School Students Learn How to Save Lives

10/06/14: States Move to Protect Students from Concussions, Heat Stroke

09/30/14: Pascack Hills Student Pushes for New State School Mandate for Cardiac Emergencies

09/29/14: AMH Receives $255,000 Grant

09/25/14: Group Offers Less Expensive Option for Young Athlete Heart Test

09/22/14: How Sudden Cardiac Arrest Affects Younger Men

08/30/14: Joan Rivers Remains Comatose

08/29/14: We Need a CPR Training Requirement for Graduating High School Students in Pennsylvania Public Schools

08/22/14: Institute of Medicine to Study Treatment of Cardiac Arrest

08/04/14: Cardiac Arrest Sends Heartwarming Message: Get Trained

07/23/14: Councilman's Plan Calls for Defibrillators in All Public Buildings

07/19/14: Family of Fallen Teen Pushes for CPR, AEDs

07/15/14: Sudden Cardiac Arrest Can Be Survived If Quick Action Is Taken

06/24/14: Defibrillators in California: Court Finds Big Retailers Not Required to Have Devices on Site

05/21/14: Editorial: N.J. High Schools Offering CPR, Automated External Defibrillator Training Can Save Lives

05/06/14: California High Court Appears Reluctant to Force Retailers to Have Defibrillators at Stores

May 2014: Can You Survive When Your Heart Stops?

04/18/14: Racing Death: How Can Runners Be Saved from Cardiac Arrest?

04/06/14: Defibrillators, Inside and Out, Often Save Lives

03/10/14: Cardiac Arrest Survival Rate in Napa County Twice National Average

02/28/14: Student's Death Prompts Legislation

02/27/14: Fire Department Training Keeps Cardiac Treatment Skills Sharp

02/17/14: ER Briefs: DIY Laptop to AED Kit--Good Idea?

02/10/14: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland and West Side Suburbs Launch PulsePoint, App that Lets Bystanders Know of Need for CPR

02/03/14: Matters of the Heart

01/09/14: Prolonged Bystander CPR Makes the Difference in Philadelphia Airport Cardiac Arrest


12/02/13: UFC Fighter Suffers Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Left Without Brain Activity

11/21/13: AEDs on the Sidelines

11/01/13: The Latest Scoop on AEDs

10/31/13: Bradford Woman's Heroic Story Exemplifies Foundation's Objective

10/16/13: Pine Resident Working to Save People from Cardiac Arrest

10/8/13: October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

09/28/13: Mobile Unit to Test Athletes for Cardiac Problems

Fall 2013: Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the Young

09/01/13: Guest Column: Do Your Part to Help Save Lives

08/22/13: Portable Defibrillators Need Regular Maintenance to Prevent Failures

07/24/13: 5-Year-Old Boy Reunites with Rescuers Who Saved Him From Cardiac Arrest

05/24/13: Mother Advocates Child Heart Screenings

05/07/13: AED Manufacturers Get Regulatory Jolt

04/24/13: Support Project Brock


2012: Supporting SCA Survivors

08/29/12: Hands-Only CPR Campaign Showing Success in Lake County

06/26/12: "The Talk": Susan Koeppen Relives Her Life or Death Emergency

06/06/12: Saving Kids' Lives with an ECG

05/29/12: Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Participates in Walk to Raise Awareness

05/25/12: SBUH Auxiliary Purchases Lifesaving Medical Equipment


6/29/2009 — Rick Barber of KOA Radio interviews SCA Foundation President

2007 — Media Coverage

09/6/2007 — Newsweek - Letter to Editor: Saving Cardiac Arrest Victims

03/10/2007 — SCA Survivor Selects Colorado Fire and Rescue as recipient of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Award

10/02/2006 — Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) - Pa. woman promotes awareness, action for cardiac arrest

10/01/2006 — Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Woman promotes awareness, action for cardiac arrest

Fall 2006 — Workers’ Comp Quarterly

June 2006 — Media Coverage

May 2006 — Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) - EMS Week 2006: Serving on Health Care's Front Line

03/07/2006 — Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) - National Information Clearinghouse on Sudden Cardiac Arrest Established

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The mission of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Foundation is to prevent death and disability from sudden cardiac arrest. The vision of the SCA Foundation is to increase awareness about sudden cardiac arrest and influence attitudinal and behavioral changes that will reduce mortality and morbidity from SCA.

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