May 23, 2016

Rescue effort has a happy ending

A youth basketball game in Seaford in January turned scary when referee Terry Twibell went into cardiac arrest. Because of the actions of police officers, medics […]
February 7, 2016

NOCSAE Advances First Chest Protector Standard to Address Sudden Cardiac Death

NOCSAE Advances First Chest Protector Standard to Address Sudden Cardiac Death OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The National Operating Committee on Standards for […]
September 24, 2015

CPR in NY Schools Passes

                                                                                                           September 2015     To:                   BOCES District Superintendents Superintendents of Public Schools Principals of Public and Non-Public Schools Charter School Leaders   From:              […]
June 2, 2015

An Errant Pitch,Then Nothing

Op-Ed: An Errant Pitch, Then Nothing By Tad Crawford Published May 26, 2015 at 11:00 am (Updated May 25, 2015) Photos   By the middle of […]
May 13, 2015

Long Island Teen Hit In Chest By Line Drive Grateful For AED Machine

SHOREHAM, N.Y.(CBSNewYork) — A Long Island teenager who collapsed and went into cardiac arrest after getting hit in the chest by a line drive over the weekend is now […]
January 28, 2015

Officer saves adult male playing basketball at Camden HS

On January 26, 2015, at approximately 7:30 PM, a 48 year-old male was playing basketball at the Camden High School gymnasium located at 55 Oswego Street […]
December 17, 2014

Blow to chest may trigger potentially dangerous heart rhythm

by Tina SheltonBlow to chest may trigger potentially dangerous heart rhythm ECG reveals AF with irregular ventricular rhythm; B, enlarged insert from lead V1; C, follow-up […]
October 28, 2014

At Barry Park, a homecoming: Girl returns to visit soccer team – and coach who saved her life

At Barry Park, a homecoming: Girl returns to visit soccer team – and coach who saved her life Jade McKenney at Barry Park with Ted Straub, […]
October 28, 2014

Miracle’ at Barry Park: For Syracuse teacher at desperate moment, training saves a child’s life

With a child’s life in the balance, doctors say Ted Straub, a teacher and soccer coach in Syracuse, did everything exactly right: He responded with emergency […]
September 15, 2014

North Merrick school nurse, lauded as lifesaver of stricken aide

Mari Titterton, North Merrick school nurse, lauded as lifesaver of stricken aide September 12, 2014 by AGATA MICHALAK / agata.michalak@newsday.com North Merrick district officials are praising […]