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cardiac arrest

Patient Story

Eric Wild’s wild ride

Martial arts practitioner who ‘died three times’ credits his medical team and the love of his life with saving his life.

Safe travels for troubled tickers

Knowing where to seek medical help on vacation can make all the difference when heart attack symptoms are at play.

Patient Story

‘One last chance’

A rare, eleventh-hour cardiac ablation procedure saves a retired firefighter’s life.

Patient Story

‘I’m a warrior’

Fabiola Garnett suffered cardiac arrest at age 13. Two decades later, she received the gift of a heart.

Put down the shovel

Take to heart this warning if you have any heart attack risk factors or symptoms. Really.

Study: Women less likely to receive CPR

Woefully inaccurate notions about women may explain why some folks are prone to inaction when an ailing woman needs lifesaving chest compressions.

Patient Story

‘One person can really make a difference’

It seemed like the perfect day for a run. It ended with an off-duty nurse saving a jogger’s life.

Today’s go-go world too much for too many hearts

Our fast-paced, 'always-on' world causes increased psycho-social stress and, possibly, an increase in the likelihood of sudden cardiac arrest.

Patient Story

‘We had to help you’

When a retiree collapsed at the gym, two bystanders jumped in to help save him.

Lipoprotein(a): What is it and should yours be checked?

If you have a family history of heart disease, talk with your doctor about this little-known type of cholesterol.

Patient Story

‘Living my worst nightmare’

Lisa Cardillo went from an active mom to a heart attack patient ‘in the blink of an eye.’

Study: AED access ups survival odds

Cardiac arrest victims are twice as likely to recover if a bystander is able to shock their hearts back into rhythm.

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