Powerheart to the Rescue: Fast-Acting Coaches, Principal Save 13-Year-Old Student’s Life

Amanda Marquez at ceremony where her coaches and school principal were recognized for saving her life using an AED.

On August 23, 13-year-old Amanda Marquez went into sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) during volleyball tryouts at Creek Valley Middle School in Carrollton, Texas. Fortunately, the school’s coaches were prepared. While the vice-principal called 911, Principal Nicole Jund brought the school’s automated external defibrillator (AED) into the gym. Coaches administered CPR, and Jund opened the AED […]

Boiling Springs Fire District Saves Resident’s Life!

Their mission is to be well prepared and equipped to strategically deploy and meet the emergency response needs of their customers. On April 2, the Boiling Springs Fire District (BSFD), located in Greenville, South Carolina, did exactly that: they saved a life with a Powerheart® automated external defibrillator (AED). That morning, a man was mowing […]

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 […]