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AEDs – A Shocking Shortage

AED’s are not there… One of the most comprehensive series of stories and articles on the challenges of getting AEDs to sudden cardiac arrest victims was recently released by Scripps Media, along with its broadcast stations, newspapers, and digital news outlets around the country. Scripps launched this comprehensive project aimed at increasing the chance of […]

Next Youth Athlete Screen in Boulder, CO

Next Event – March 14, 2015 Play With Heart has teamed up with City of Boulder, CO to put on its next Youth Sports Health Fair and Cardiac Screen Event. This particular event has grown into a huge opportunity for the entire family! Learn how to keep your kids safe from serious injury and cardiac […]

Dallas Stars Player Collapses Mid Game

Rich Peverley of the Dallas Stars, who has dealt with a heart condition, collapsed on the bench on Monday night and needed immediate medical attention for a cardiac event — but he is conscious and at the hospital. Peverley was immediately carried down the tunnel by the team’s staff, without a stretcher, with 13:37 remaining […]

15 Year Old Hockey Player Saved!

A simple piece of medical equipment at your child’s sporting event could save his or her life. On “The Early Show” CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton shared the story of how an automated external defibrillator prevented a tragedy for a Massachusetts family. 15-year-old Tyler Symes was doing what he loved – playing hockey […]