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Study Finds Adults Represent 2/3 of SCA Cases in Schools

A recent five-year study by Michigan researchers has revealed surprising information on the nature of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) events in schools: Victims tend to be adults and rarely occur at sporting events despite most SCAs occurring after 5 p.m. Case-in-point: Our recent blog entry [Parents and Student Save Grandfather’s Life During a High School […]

Sudden cardiac arrest takes pitcher Jose Lima, 37 [VIDEO]

All-Star major league pitcher Jose Lima died of a heart attack early Sunday at his home on Los Angeles. He was 37. Newspaper accounts said that Lima went into cardiac arrest while in bed. His wife called 911, but paramedics who arrived were unable to revive him. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Lima, […]