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Sudden cardiac arrest: What Congress can do to save lives

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CPR doubles the chance of surviving sudden cardiac arrest, but only one in four SCA victims receive CPR from a bystander. Marking the 50th anniversary of CPR, 43 heart health organizations have asked Congress to take action to reduce deaths from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) — a leading cause of death in the U.S. The Sudden […]

Josh Miller HEARTS Act | House sends to Senate bill to fund AEDs for schools

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Josh Miller HEARTS Act: Nearly nine years ago, 15-year-old sophomore Josh Miller died after collapsing from sudden cardiac arrest during the final game of the 2000 football season at his high school in Barberton, Ohio. Prompt defibrillation is the only known treatment for sudden cardiac arrest, but in Josh’s case, potentially life-saving care was delayed because there […]