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The screenings detect about 60 percent of the abnormalities associated with sudden cardiac death that a stethoscope cannot detect. To date, the program has screened about 90,000 students in the Chicago area, officials said. Advertisement Advocate
Chief Sealth is asking its fall-sports athletes to participate in the free screening and are even scheduling practices around the event. It is not limited to Chief Sealth students, and is open to anyone ages 14-24. Here are the details: As part of
Lots of attention has been focused on how over-testing, especially of the worried well contributes to high health care costs. To date, much of the focus has been on Medicare which spends a fortune each year on unneeded tests with no proven benefit.
Josh Thibodeau The Massachusetts state medical examiner is trying to figure out why 12-year-old Joshua Thibodeau collapsed on the soccer field and later died at an area hospital. Officials said Joshua did not have any indication of a pre-existing
Low-cost cardiac screenings in the city will be available to residents and the public later this month. The city will host the nonprofit organization Heartfelt Cardiac Projects at the Montanoso Recreation Center...EKG are considered the best tools
Within seconds, fuzzy, monochromatic images from an ultrasound of Erika's healthy heart were beamed up to the echocardiogram monitor, and the cardiologist had good news for Erika's pediatrician father, Dr. Frank Roemisch. "Screenings make sense when
The loss perverts the natural cycle of life, leaving grieving parents and relatives in its aftermath...Everyone wonders what could have been done to avert the tragedy. Today, in New Jersey and elsewhere, we are answering that question. Communities