Original article by Dr. Larry Creswell on athletes and heart health. About Larry / Contact In a study reported today in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Sanjay Sharma and colleagues from the University of London offer the most comprehensive look yet at the utility of cardiac screening for young, competitive athletes—in this case, specifically for elite, adolescent British…

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[one_half] Sudden Cardiac Arrest is fatal 95% of the time. We have to prevent it before it strikes! De Soto School District Saturday, Oct. 27th Only $129 [/one_half][one_half_last]   [/one_half_last]   Frequently, the warning signs and symptoms of Sudden Cardiac Arrest are masked or misdiagnosed.  The ATS HeartCheck can help detect congenital and genetic heart…

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Researchers have linked sudden cardiac death — when the heart suddenly stops beating — with a common condition, a significant breakthrough. Academics across four states analyzed more than 7600 studies and found 12 percent of people who suffered sudden cardiac death without a clear cause had mitral valve prolapse. A prospective Australian registry for patients…

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Two in five young drinkers are mixing alcohol and energy drinks, putting themselves at risk of a range of health problems. According to new figures from not-for-profit research group the Sax Institute, published on Thursday, a large number of people are consuming both substances at once, to the concern of health experts who believe there…

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[one_half] Sudden Cardiac Arrest is fatal 95% of the time. We have to prevent it before it strikes! Youth Heart Screening KSYSA ODP Training – Overland Park, KS Saturday, Nov. 17 & Sunday, Nov. 18 FOR AGES 8 TO 25 Only $129 [/one_half][one_half_last]       [/one_half_last]   Frequently, the warning signs and symptoms of…

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SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 BY KATIE PAULSON Today I sit in a hospital room for my son. For many parents, hospital stays for their children are abnormal. However, my life as a mother has been marked by hospitalizations to help treat my son’s health conditions. On Thursday my son’s mitral valve was repaired by surgeons. Congenital heart defects are…

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The Fair Grove School District is always looking for ways to keep their students safe and healthy.  On Saturday, November 3rd, they will be working with ATS HeartCheck and Devon’s Beat to offer families the chance to have their kids checked for hidden heart defects.  This is a unique opportunity the district is excited to…

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We have all heard stories about kids that are seemingly in excellent health, collapsing suddenly, only to later learn it was caused by an unknown heart condition. What many don’t know is that most heart defects can be identified before something happens and most are treatable…..IF they get the proper tests. Youth Heart Screening Thursday,…

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