Tag Archives: AED

Michigan school raises AED funds in memory of Wes Leonard

Fennville High School in Fennville, Mich., hosted its 4th annual “Never Forgotten” game on Jan. 30 in memory of Wes Leonard. A member of the Fennville Blackhawks basketball team, Leonard, suffered sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) during a game in 2011. He collapsed just moments after making the game-winning overtime shot that gave the Blackhawks a 20-0 season. […]

LifeSave program promotes training, AEDs, in Springfield, Missouri

AED Solutions at Ozarks Technical Community College

The entire city of Springfield, Missouri, is focused on reducing death from cardiac arrest – and they’re showing it by recognizing organizations that provide CPR training to employees and have at least one automatic external defibrillator (AED) on the premises. The “50/50 Springfield LifeSave” initiative will also recognize organizations that have either 50 percent of […]

New Mexico State Police Equipped with AEDs to Fight SCA

The New Mexico State Police Department was presented with a gracious $15,000 donation from Heart Hospital of New Mexico to help combat sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The donated funds will be used to purchase Cardiac Science® Powerheart® G3 AEDs. “Every minute delayed decreases the persons chance of survival by ten percent if they do not reach treatment,” […]

How a health club’s AEDs saved 100 lives

David Lloyd Leisure’s health clubs do business throughout Europe; the company has 80 sites in the UK alone. With more than 440,000 members the company gets 25 million club visits a year. Since 1998, the David Lloyd Leisure staff has used AEDs to save the lives of more than 100 people. There’s no legal requirement […]

US Postal Service Honors ‘Heroes Among Us’

The US Postal Service (USPS) recently honored John Mallard, Jr., and Terrance Lyman during the Heroes Among Us ceremony for saving co-worker Russell Childress’s life. The event was held at the USPS processing and distribution facility in Trenton, New Jersey where many employees were in attendance to celebrate. Mark Peters of Cardiac Science, John Mallard, Jr., Russell […]