1,000 Reasons Why You Should Support the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation Today, #GivingTuesday

Sudden cardiac arrest strikes about 1,000 people outside hospitals each day in the U.S. Sadly, it is the nation’s third leading cause of death. Survival rates are generally dismal, but they improve dramatically when bystanders take action by calling 911, giving CPR and using AEDs. You can help… Read More

Memory Loss

Hi all, My dad just recently had heart issues, we are still unsure whether it was SCA or a Heart Attack. He just recently woke up on Sunday for a little bit and then fully on Monday. He has been moving and everything fine. He doesn't remember anyone or anything, the doctors said It was normal. What… Read More

Help Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Joe Farrell's Survival from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Dear Family, Friends & Colleagues: Edie and I are working hard through advocacy, teaching CPR/AED usage and education of the public to save the lives of victims of Sudden Cardiac Arrest. As you are likely aware, I survived a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) ten years ago this past August 9th.  I was… Read More

My Story: An Easter Miracle

March 27, 2016 started out just like any other day.It was Easter Sunday 6:30 am.I put water on the stove for coffee and then well....I hit the floor, apparently with enough force to jar my wife from her sleep. Usually she would roll over at this hour and go back to sleep, but not this morning. She… Read More

Still trying to understand why

Hello all. I had a SCA at the age of 47 on Feb 6 2015. Its been a long struggle and I'm looking for someone who understands.

The Serious Fright Lurking in Our Communities

When we think of October, Halloween typically comes to mind; when dressed as monsters, ghosts and goblins, we take delight in spooky costumes and scaring others. Sadly, there’s a serious, legitimate fright lurking within our community every month of the year that strikes out-of-the-blue, but wears… Read More

ALL YEAR IS THE HEART DAY .....!!! (not just September).

ALL YEAR IS THE HEART DAY .....!!! (not just September). - A HEALTHY DIET AND HEALTHY LIFESTYLES HELP US TO MAINTAIN A HEALTHY HEART...!! https://twitter.com/PRECARMED WORLD HEART DAY 2018 >> TAKE CARE OF YOUR HEART. https://www.world-heart-federation.org/world-heart-federations-new-heart...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Is Your School Prepared?

By Jonathan Drezner, MD A tragedy occurred in our community July 24th when Allen Harris, a student-athlete at Federal Way High School, suffered sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) during a preseason football workout. Harris was 16 when he died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a condition in which the heart… Read More

Why Friday the 13th Will Always Be MY Lucky Day

My survivor story: I am a semi retired self employed businesssman who with my wife own a few laundromats in Lehigh Valley, PA. Due to the normal business functions at both facilities on Fridays getting ready for the weekends, we generally split up and try to get both done simultaneously so as not… Read More

My Story of Survival

4-6 Minutes: The Story of How CPR/AED Training for School Personnel Saved My Life My Story On February 1st, 2018, I began my day the same way that most administrators do: with a meeting. In fact, my morning was full of meetings, most of which I made it to, the last of which, I did not. When I… Read More