Archive - Oct 17, 2013

Archive - Oct 17, 2013

Pine Township, PA, Resident Working to Save People from Cardiac Arrest

Pittsburgh Total Trib Media highlights National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month by profiling the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, a national community benefit organization based in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA--Each day, an estimated 1,000 people experience sudden cardiac arrest. But only about 10 percent of them survive the abrupt cessation of heart function.

Mary Newman“When someone is treated quickly, then the survival rate increases to 40 percent,” said Mary Newman of Pine, president and co-founder of the nonprofit Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation.

Mission & Vision

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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