Tag Archives: John Taylor Babbitt Foundation

Mother Gives Back to Help Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest

When tragedy struck, it did not take long for the Babbitt family to jump at the opportunity to help others who might be in a similar situation. The John Taylor Babbitt Foundation was established six months after 16 year-old John Babbitt collapsed and died from a previously undiagnosed heart condition. Since her son’s untimely death, […]

New Jersey AED bills clear legislative committees

Janet’s Law, a bill to put automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in every school in New Jersey, has cleared committees in both the State Senate and the State Assembly. It will next go to a full vote of both houses. New Jersey student Janet Zilinski, 11, died in 2006 after collapsing from sudden cardiac arrest at […]