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Rescue During Sudden Cardiac Arrest and the Myth of Tongue-Swallowing

By David Kuluva | 1,May 25, 2018

A-B-C – the beginning of the alphabet, a song by the Jackson 5 or the acronym that anyone who took CPR (coronary pulmonary resuscitation) before 2010 learned means Airway, Breathing, Chest Compression. I just learned that this CPR acronym is out-of-date.  Before 2010 I learned Airways – Tilt the victim’s head and lift his chin to open…


By David Kuluva | 1,May 23, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018  Emma Marie Aronson Memorial Heart Screening Lee’s Summit Community Heart Screening Only $129 – ages 8 to 25 In memory of their daughter, Emma Marie Aronson, the Aronson family is working with ATS HeartCheck and in cooperation with the LSR7 School District to provide parents the opportunity to ensure their child has…

41 Interesting Facts about the Human Heart

By David Kuluva | 1,May 16, 2018

The average adult heart beats 72 times a minute; 100,000 times a day; 3,600,000 times a year; and 2.5 billion times during a lifetime.[8] Though weighing only 11 ounces on average, a healthy heart pumps 2,000 gallons of blood through 60,000 miles of blood vessels each day.[4] A kitchen faucet would need to be turned…

4th Annual Kids Heart Screening at the J of Kansas City

By David Kuluva | 1,May 15, 2018

Wednesday, July 18th Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City Youth Heart Screening FOR AGES 8 TO 25 Only $129 (Financial aid available) The Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City is partnering with ATS HeartCheck to provide parents the opportunity to ensure their kids have no hidden heart defects putting their health at serious…

9 Things Parents of Kids With Congenital Heart Defects Want You to Know

By David Kuluva | 1,May 15, 2018

 Contributor: Christina Schuetz Here are nine things parents of children with a congenital heart defect (CHD) want you to know, but may be too scared to say: 1. My child’s diagnosis is most likely worse than you think it is. One of the wonderful but difficult realities of CHD is that children often don’t look as sick as they…

Remind me of upcoming heart screenings

By David Kuluva | 1,May 11, 2018

  Missed the chance to sign your child up to get their heart checked? No worries…that’s why we have a waitlist.  Just provide some basic information below and we’ll let you know next time we have a heart screening in your area!  

Georgia Tech’s Gray disappointed that heart defect ends football career

By David Kuluva | 1,May 9, 2018

original post: By Scott Michaux  Posted May 8, 2018, at 12:23 PMUpdated at 9:27 AM  A.J. Gray’s view of his new horizon began at Disney World. On Tuesday morning – a day after Georgia Tech announced that Gray’s promising football career had come to a premature end because of a heart condition – the former Washington County star was headed to “the happiest place…

Teen’s Life Saved by Apple Watch That Alerted Her Heart Condition

By David Kuluva | 1,May 5, 2018

Written by: Insisde Edition NEWS 8:23 AM PDT, May 4, 2018 – Inside Edition Staff   A Florida teen has credited her Apple Watch with helping her catch a life-threatening condition that she and her family believe would have otherwise gone undetected. Deanna Recktenwald, 18, was at church on April 22 when she got a notification from her Apple Watch that her…

St. Teresa’s Academy & ATS HeartCheck Partner for First Time to Offer Youth Heart Screenings

By David Kuluva | 1,May 3, 2018

Saturday, June 16, 2018   St. Teresa’s Academy Youth Heart Screening FOR AGES 8 TO 25 Only $129   St. Teresa’s Academy offers Families the chance to make sure their kids are Heart Safe In an effort to help families ensure their kids have no hidden heart defects, St. Teresa’s Academy is partnering with Kansas City…


By David Kuluva | 1,May 2, 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018 FREE HEART SCREENINGS in Partnership with Devon’s Beat     On Saturday, May 12, 2018, Devon’s Beat (Lincoln, MO) is partnering with ATS HeartCheck to provide a full day of *FREE Youth Heart Screenings for Lincon and surrounding community kids ages 8 to 25.     Devon was born with a congenital heart…

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