Sudden Cardiac Arrest

The Top Myths About Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, yet there are still a lot of misconceptions about what it is and how it happens. In this blog post, we’re going to dispel some of the most common myths about sudden cardiac arrest so that you can be better […]

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest: What It Is and What Causes It

Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a medical emergency that happens when the heart suddenly stops beating. If not treated immediately, it can lead to death. While it can happen to anyone at any age, there are certain risk factors that can increase your chances of experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. In this blog post, we’ll explore […]

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Highlights from AHA Heart and Stroke Statistics 2022 Update

The National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association annually report the most up-to-date statistics related to heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors. The American Heart Association’s latest report, Heart and Stroke Statistics – 2022 Update, highlighted that cardiac arrest remains a public health crisis. Report Highlights Regardless of being a leading cause of […]

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Why Are Women Less Likely to Receive Bystander CPR?

Something doesn’t add up: women are at lower risk for sudden cardiac arrest than men, per a 2016 American Heart Association study. But men have a 23% greater chance of surviving an SCA. This same study also revealed that men are more likely to receive bystander CPR. That’s a difference of 6% for SCAs that […]

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Sixty-six Years a Survivor: Stan Wisniewski SCA Story

Stan Wisniewski just celebrated 66 years since he survived his sudden cardiac arrest in 1954. Stan interviewed with the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation for the occasion, and his story is nothing short of incredible. He takes us back to the day it happened: December 17, 1954. It’s Friday, and Stan is working as a radiology […]

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest: What to Do

Would you know what steps to take if your friend, co-worker, stranger, or loved one suddenly became unconscious or unresponsive? In honor of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month, we have outlined the 5 steps to take during a sudden cardiac arrest emergency. Print this downloadable poster to hang throughout your house and workplace to ensure […]

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