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October 24th

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Participates in 7th Annual Maggie Dixon Heart Health Fair

PITTSBURGH, PA-- The University of Pittsburgh basketball program hosted the seventh annual Maggie Dixon Heart Health Fair/Fan Fest and Blue-Gold Scrimmage on October 25 at the Petersen Events Center. The health fair featured free blood pressure health screenings and educational heart health displays, including CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) demonstrations from the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation.

October 7th

Emory Installs AED Devices to Help Victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

When it comes to surviving sudden cardiac arrest, time is the enemy.

In fact, studies show that odds of survival are greatest when an automated external defibrillator (AED) is applied within three to five minutes of a witnessed collapse, says Sam Shartar, senior administrator for Emory's Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR).

"The faster you can defibrillate someone, the more likely you can resuscitate them and help save a life," says Shartar. "AEDs have been proven to contribute to good outcomes."

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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