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CPR and AED Awareness Week: Defibrillators in schools [PDF and VIDEO]

For many communities, the first priority when it comes to heart safety is putting automated external defibrillators in schools. Here are just a few of the reasons why it’s crucial to equip schools with this life-saving equipment and provide training in its use: • Sudden cardiac arrest strikes people of all ages and all fitness levels. […]

Philadelphia parents lobby for AEDs: Cardiac Science for the week of May 17

Philadelphia parents lobby for AEDs: “Rec centers can’t afford not to have them.” The family of cardiac arrest victim Danny Rumph is leading a campaign in Philadelphia to getautomated external defibrillators (AEDs) into all the city’s public recreation centers. If the center where 21-year-old Danny collapsed and died five years ago had owned one, Danny might […]

AEDs in Schools: Two Oklahoma school districts invest in AEDs systemwide

AEDs in Schools: Awareness of the need for automated external defibrillatorsin school systems is growing, with several states mandating the installation ofAEDs in high schools. Oklahoma is one of the leaders in AED awareness, thanks to the efforts of Sen. Susan Paddack, who pushed for Oklahoma AED legislation in the memory of two young boys who died during sports […]