Archived Newsletters

Archived Newsletters

2019 Newsletters

September 10: This simple act is lowering sports-related sudden cardiac death

August 29: Sudden cardiac arrest in Chicago: No longer a death sentence

August 16: Predicting sudden cardiac death in children

July 30: Understanding the risks for sudden cardiac arrest among athletes — but not overstating them

July 16: Was sudden cardiac death due to an undetected heart attack?

June 25: Alexa, check my heart

June 13: Don't believe me? Just watch!

May 30: Are you part of this national movement?

May 16: Are airport body scanners safe for implanted cardiac devices?

May 2: The quest to double survival

April 18: Does consciousness continue after the heart stops?

April 4: New research shows this intervention saves lives

March 21: Cardiac arrest: third leading cause of health loss

March 7: Sudden cardiac arrest in young people...Why?

February 21: 70,000 additional lives saved

February 7: Shocking! Only 6% of cardiac arrrest victims are treated outside hospitals with AEDs used by bystanders

January 24: Want to save more lives? Let's speak with one voice.

January 9: Fixing the AED shortage

2018 Newsletters

December 19: Christmas: A High-Risk Time for Heart Attacks

December 12: 1,000 Reasons Why

December 4: Brothers, 7 and 10, Save Grandmother's Life with CPR

November 27: 1,000 Reasons Why

November 16: Dispatch-Assisted CPR: Improving the Odds of Survival

November 1: Researchers Discover New Marker to Assess Brain Damage After Cardiac Arrest

October 16: The Serious Fright Lurking in Our Communities

October 4: Call-Push-Shock To Save a Life

September 20: We Should Be Better Prepared. These Are Our Kids.

September 6: For the Love of Football

August 23: The Time to Act is Now

August 9: Screening Fails to Predict Most Heart Deaths in Young Soccer Players

July 24: A Vacation Could Save Your Life

July 10: Do On-Site Defibrillators Make a Difference?

June 26: Sudden Cardiac Arrest or Opiod Overdose?

June 19: Hey, Macarena

June 5: Imagine the Possibilities

May 31: Call. Push. Shock.

May 22: Exposure to Air Pollution Can Trigger Sudden Cardiac Death in Women

May 8: Unacceptable

April 24: New Guidance Issued for Treating Cardiac Arrest in Children with Heart Disease

April 12: Unexplained Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Idiopathic or Under-Evaluated?

March 21: Wearable Defibrillator Reduces All Cause Mortality by a Third

February 27: Cardiac Arrest Survival Doubles When Bystanders Use AEDs Before EMS Arrival

February 15: A Save of Olympic Proportions

February 1: AHA Releases Latest Statistics on Sudden Cardiac Arrest

January 18: Cardiac Arrest Survivors Have Trouble Returning to Work, Social Life

January 4: The Year in Review

2017 Newsletters

December 29: Are You Ready to Go to the Wall?

December 26: Together We Can Save More Lives

December 21: Our Wish for You

December 12: Creating a Culture of Action

November 28: Why Are These People Smiling?

November 16: Sexual Activity and Cardiac Arrest

October 31: MRIs Predicting Neurological Outcomes for Survivors: Is This Game Changer?

October 17: It's Official!

October 3: Rocker Tom Petty Dies from Cardiac Arrest

September 19: Defibrillation: A Shocking Update

September 5: Nine in 10 Cardiac Arrest Victims Survive in Sports Centers Equipped with AEDs

August 22: High School Sports Safety: How Does Your State Rank?

August 8: 37 States and Counting...

July 25: How to Double the Number of Cardiac Arrest Survivors

July 11: Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively Want You!

June 20: Can Drones Improve Response Times for Cardiac Arrest?

June 6: What Nicole Kidman Would Like You to Know

May 23: Working Toward a National Cardiac Arrest Collaborative

May 12: You're Invited!

May 11: Walk the Walk

May 9: Can Sudden Cardiac Arrest Be Predicted?

May 2: Take a Step for Survival!

April 25: Have You Checked Your Defibrillators?

April 11: Are You Afraid?

March 28: Coffee, Cash and Cardiac Care

March 15: Sudden Cardiac Arrest A Show Stopper: Adele Interrupts Concert for Fan

March 1: Amazing Save Caught on Camera

February 15: 1,000 People a Day Suffer SCA in the USA

January 27: The Latest Statistics on Sudden Cardiac Arrest

January 12: Heads Up CPR: Can It Help?

2016 Newsletters

December 31: Have you been personally affected by SCA?

December 21: We're Finally at a Tipping Point

November 17: SCA Is Not on Consumers' Radar

November 10: Why Doesn't Everyone Do Telephone CPR?

October 27: The Aftermath of Cardiac Arrest Survival

October 6, 2016: Dispatcher Coaching Doubles Rate of Bystander CPR

September 21: Today's the Day!

September 16: A Superior Success!

September 8: Creating a New Generation of Lifesavers

August 30: You're Invited to a Superior Evening...Tomorrow!

August 24: You're Invited to a Superior Evening!

August 11: SCA Foundation Video to Debut on Big Screen

July 21: The Need is Great...It's Time to Act

June 30: FIrst Annual Fire on Ice Charity Classic a Success!

June 23: How Can a Healthy Young Person Just Drop Dead?

June 9: It's About Time

May 20: 32 States and Counting...

May 12: Two Days Till the 5K. Join or Support Our Team Today.

May 5: Take a Step for Survival. Join or Support Our Team Today.

April 27: Help Raise Awareness on the Day of Giving, May 3rd

April 21: National Academies to Hold Public Workshop on SCA

April 1: SCA vs. Heart Attack: What You Need to Know

March 17: March Madness: Wins and Losses

March 3: Flight Delayed? Take Five Minutes to Learn CPR

February 3: Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Not be So Sudden

January 14: CPR Saves Lives: 2,500 People Just Told Us So

2015 Newsletters

December 28: You Can Save a Life. Donate Today. (See video)

December 21: You Can Save a Life. Donate Today. (See video)

November 19: HIghlights from AHA Scientific Sessions

November 5: Awake or Not Awake: That is the Question

October 15: American Heart Association Issues New CPR and ECC Guidelines

September 24: Saving Lives in Schools

September 4: CPR Isn't Always a Lifesaver, But It Plays One on TV

August 6: Loss of a Legend

July 23: Heel CPR: A Giant Step for Resuscitation?

July 7: SCA: The Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

June 19: How to Double SCA Survival Rate

June 4: 7 Things You Should Know About Sudden Cardiac Arrest

May 22: Keeping the Beat...A Capella Style

April 24: Middle-Aged Athletes and the Risk of Sudden Death

April 14: Let's Change This

April 1: Predicting Cardiac Arrest Hours to Days in Advance

March 27: Take a Step for Survival

March 10: The Most Significant Advance Since Defibrillation

February 5: Webinar Today on FDA Reclassification of AEDs

January 9: AHA Releases New Statistics on Sudden Cardiac Arrest

2014 Newsletters

December 31: Last Day to Give in 2014

December 23: Let's Change This!

December 16: One Celebration, Nine Families Planning Funerals

December 2: Help Raise Awareness | #Giving Tuesday

December 1: Help Raise Awareness. Go Shopping.

November 26: Thinking of You with Gratitude

November 21: Loss of a Hollywood Legend

November 14: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's...

October 9: The Other Big Cause

September 25: To Screen or Not to Screen

September 10: The Rush to Save Joan Rivers

August 22: Institute of Medicine Takes on Cardiac Arrest

August 8: AED Readiness Project Aims to Save Lives

July 24: The Four R's: Reading, 'Riting, 'Rithmetic and Resuscitation

June 26: ECCU: A Celebration of Survival

May 23: The World's Highest Survival Rate

May 13: You're invited! 

May 8: Walk the Walk

May 6: Today's the Day!

May 2: Racing Death: How Can Runners Be Saved from SCA

April 29: Two Ways You Can Help 

April 9: Simple Blood Test Could Predict SCA Risk

March 20: ECCU: A Celebration of Survival

March 7: Know a School That Can Use an AED?

February 26: Take a Step for Survival: Join or Support Our Team

February 20: Latest Stats: 1,000 People a Day Die from SCA

January 24, 2014: Young Survivor's Family Pays It Forward

January 9: The Top Scientific Advance for SCA in 2013

2013 Newsletters

December 31: Help Make a Difference with a Tax-Deductible Donation

December 28: Help Us Continue to "Make A Difference"

December 18: Making a Difference...With Your Help

December 3: Today's the Day!

November 27: Thinking of You with Gratitude

November 21: Sudden Cardiac Arrest May Not Be So Sudden

November 7: SCA Foundation Recognized as 2013 Top-Rated Nonprofit

October 25: Survival Improves When Police Use Defibrillators

October 8: Bystander Saves a Life with Hands-Only CPR

October 3: Today's the Day. Please Take a Minute Now to Help.

September 30: Save the Date: October 3

September 20: Is Your Student Safe?

August 27: National AED Investigation Yields Key Insights

August 22: AEDs: A Shocking Shortage

July 30: Deadline July 31

July 24: Now That Was Easy!

July 12: Save Money, Save Lives

July 3: Save, Love, Give

June 24: Help Save Lives. Contact the FDA Before Midnight.

June 7: Will Voices Crying in the Wilderness Be Heard?

May 24: Seriously. You Deserve a Cape.

May 16: Raising Awareness about the Nation's Leading Killer: Sudden Cardiac Arrest

May 10: AED Industry in for a Jolt?

May 6: Just 12 Days Left!

April 30: Missing the Forest for the Trees

April 4: Support Our Team and You Could Win an AED

March 28: Why Fix What Isn't Broken?

March 8: It Takes a Village to Save a Life

February 15: Too Many Student Athletes are Dying

January 10: Dinner Can Wait

2012 Newsletters

December 28: Help Support Programs that Make a Difference

December 21: Seasons Greetings

December 14: We Wish You Peace

November 21: If Not For You...

November 16: Use of AEDs in the Home Saves Lives

November 3: Help Keep AEDs Accessible: Take Action Today

October 19: Four Recent Cases of Sudden Death on Campus

October 5: A Time for Joy

October 3: Thank you!

October 3: Today Is the Day!

September 28: Make a Difference on Wednesday, October 3

August 28: Discover Your Peers and Find Support

August 7: Vollmer Wins Gold Medal Despite Heart Condition

July 10: Honor Your Heroes

June 29: I Really Did Not Expect to Cry

June 5: SCA Survivors Unite!

May 24: It Took Six Months But We Finally Did It

May 18: Let's Go Team!

May 15: Life's Wonderful Moments and Milestones

May 11: Take a Step for Survival with Susan Koeppen

May 8: Please Join Our Team on May 19th

May 4: Will High Profile Cases Help Raise Awareness?

April 26: Take a Step for Survival: Join Our Team

April 6: If You Have an AED Are You Obligated to Use It?

March 20: UK Premier League Footballer Survives SCA

February 29: Join KDKA News Anchor Susan Koeppen: Register Today.

February 24: Calling All Survivors

February 14: Send a Last-Minute Gift

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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