The idea is to diagnose any potential health problems in first responders before they’re called out on a job.
“Parents and kids who come to our screenings don’t think anything is wrong with them,” says Phyllis Sudman, “but then they are diagnosed with a heart condition.”
One of the most common problems in medicine is something you may never have heard of. Syncope is a short-term but abrupt loss of consciousness with a complete return to normal after the episode.
Cooling or hypothermic treatment is actually a technique being used at many hospitals for people with cardiac issues. It’s gaining in popularity.
There’s a new bill that will be introduced in Trenton that would require health care providers to conduct a more thorough cardiac screening for student athletes and medical professionals are counting on parents to help too.
There’s a new challenge for people in Philadelphia. They can now win money and save lives with their cell phones. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with a unique local contest that’s starting Tuesday.
There are mounting questions following two deaths at the Philadelphia Marathon Sunday. They’re suspected to be cardiac related. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side with more.
According to research from France, young competitive athletes account for only a fraction sports-related cardiac arrest.
according to a new report from Tulane University, people who take blood pressure lowering medications have a lower risk of dying from any cause compared to those who don’t take their medications.
Sudden cardiac arrest is normally associated with middle-aged or older individuals but younger people can experience it as well without warning and sometimes with devastating results.