Tag Archives: Stanley Myers

AEDs in Connecticut law commentary from Ryan Gomes

The Connecticut AED law (CT AED) prompted Minnesota Timberwolves forward Ryan Gomes to write a letter to the Bridgeport Banner editor. You’ll recall that Gomes started Hoops for Heart Health after he lost his teammate Stanley Myers to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). An excerpt of Ryan Gomes’ AED Connecticut schools letter follows. “Recently, Senate Bill 981, An Act Concerning The Availability of Automatic […]

Cardiac Science for the week of March 30

Our weekly update on news in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology Spanish government plan will site AEDs in public places The news blog Typically Spanish reports that Spanish cabinet approved by royal decree a Spanish Ministry of Health plan to put automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the country’s public places, including airports, train stations, and shopping […]

NBA star Ryan Gomes’ response to Stanley Myers’ SCA death

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Ryan Gomes lost his teammate Stanley Myers to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). Gomes created Hoops for Heart Health to prevent young athletes from a similar fate. Gomes donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) to gyms in 12 cities on the Timberwolves’ 2007 – 2008 season schedule, and is not stopping there. In this video from ESPN […]