Author Archives: Cardiac Science blogger

AED donations honor young ballplayer Dylan Williams

At the 3rd annual Dylan Williams Memorial Baseball invitational in Union City, Ind., three teams and their communities won big. 12U Versailles, 10U Dylan’s Dawgs, and 8U Versailles, the winning teams in the three participating age brackets, each received a Cardiac Science Powerheart® G3 Plus automatic external defibrillator (AED) from the Dylan Williams Forever an […]

Ohio fitness club AED saves the life of a club member

Anytime Fitness, where a member was saved using a Cardiac Science G3 Plus AED.

Anytime Fitness in London, Ohio, keeps a Cardiac Science Powerheart® G3 AED (automated external defibrillator) on the wall. So when Brenda Wallace collapsed after a workout, general manager Nathan Miller was ready. Wallace, 64, had been working out on a stationery bicycle. She walked over a couch and sat down, and Miller was headed over to greet […]

AEDs for Schools are Gregory Moyer’s Legacy

Rachel Moyer holds AED

Gregory Moyer’s parents waited 15 years to mark his grave with a headstone. During that time, John and Rachel Moyer of Shawnee-on-Delaware, Pennsylvania, worked with schools and legislatures from Maine to Hawaii to communicate the importance of making automated external defibrillators (AEDs) available in schools. They established the Gregory W. Moyer Defibrillator Fund (www.gregaed.org) in memory of […]

Virginia Deputies Use AED to Save Woman’s Life

The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office bought Cardiac Science Powerheart G5 automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) last August to enable all of its first responders to assist victims of sudden cardiac arrest. That’s exactly what Deputy Deborah Graves and Sgt. Steve Drackert did November 22 when they received a report of a Code Blue cardiac incident at a York County residence. The […]

How a Cross-Country Bike Ride Honored a Fallen Friend, Raised Funds for Cardiac Screening and AEDs

The heat was at times brutal. One day his temperature gauge actually read 114 degrees. Yet Derek Blalock continued to pedal. In all, he traveled 6,500 miles on his Trek bike, traversing 23 states, including a stop at the Grand Canyon, all to honor the memory of a high school friend and raise thousands of […]