Sudden Cardiac Arrest Stories

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April 1, 2021
Cardiac Arrest Rescue on a Plane Dr. Allison Dupont, an interventional cardiologist in north Georgia, reflects on her experience responding to a cardiac arrest emergency on a plane during a flight.

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March 30, 2021
Responding to Cardiac Arrest With & Without an AED Dr. Bourne, a cardiologist in the SF Bay Area, reflects on his experience responding to two out-of-hospital cardiac arrests. One time he had an AED, one time he didn’t. What was the difference?

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March 22, 2021
Fighting for Tanner with School AED Laws Rhonda Harrill has worked relentlessly to protect kids in Tennessee from Sudden Cardiac Arrest with impressive legislative victories. After losing her son Tanner to SCA while playing basketball, Rhonda became an advocate for preparing schools to save lives from cardiac arrest, the #1 cause of death among student athletes.

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March 8, 2021
Office Colleagues Save a Life When Katrysha collapsed at work, her quick-thinking colleagues performed CPR. But there was no AED in the building to restart her heart. Hear how she survived!

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February 26, 2021
Military Mom’s Fight to Keep Brave Hearts Beating How one mother is working to change medical military protocol

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September 21, 2020
Students Save Classmate with CPR and AED Three Valencia High School students who saved their classmate's life from Sudden Cardiac Arrest. When Chibuzo Ikonta,…

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August 21, 2020
Little League AEDs Save Two Lives in One Season “I got to hold the AED that saved this mom, and I feel like it’s Peyton’s heart beating.”Julie Walker lost her…

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August 20, 2020
AED Rescuer Saves Life of 16-year-old at the Gym Bill and Shawn share their inspiring stories of survival and gratitude.16 year-old Lexi was a healthy, avid athlete wh…

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July 1, 2020
After Losing Brock, Kim Advocates for Survival Kim shares the story of losing her son to Sudden Cardiac Arrest and her advice to promote change.

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June 26, 2020
Liz Shares How to Run School AED Programs How to create successful school and community defibrillator programs

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June 23, 2020
Chris and His Now-Famous Video of Cardiac Arrest Survival Watch Chris describe the story and footage of when he suffered cardiac arrest

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June 22, 2020
Insights from Survivors and Rescuers Dr. Dainty wants to bring real experiences to CPR training and AED design

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June 14, 2020
Paramedic Advocates for CPR and AED Education Debra shares ideas on how to improve AED awareness and access

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June 14, 2020
CPR Instructor on a Mission to Save Lives Marilyn discusses widespread CPR training and AED accessibility

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May 28, 2020
Kemoy Campbell: Olympian and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor Kemoy Campbell, a Jamaican distance runner and Olympian, went into Sudden Cardiac Arrest while pacing the men’s 3000-meter race at the 2019 NYRR Millrose Games. Around the 1000-meter mark, he stepped off the track, collapsed suddenly, and lost consciousness. His heart had stopped.

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May 28, 2020
Meggie Saves a Collapsed Olympian with CPR Meggie was sitting in the balcony, spectating the 2019 NYRR Millrose Games, when Olympian Kemoy Campbell collapsed on th…

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May 28, 2020
Victoria Reflects on Witnessing a Sudden Cardiac Arrest Victoria was sitting in the balcony, spectating the 2019 NYRR Millrose Games, when Olympian Kemoy Campbell collapsed on…

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May 27, 2020
Community CPR Training Learn from CPR & AED instructor, John Cobb!

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May 27, 2020
Steve, a Grateful Cardiac Arrest Survivor A nearby AED saves Steve's life while playing softball

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May 21, 2020
Hockey Sudden Cardiac Arrest and AED Rescue Kevin survives cardiac arrest on the ice

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April 20, 2020
Barbershop Sudden Cardiac Arrest How Wendell saved his own life

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