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June 1, 2016

Game Changer : CPR required at the high school level opens the field for lifesaving plays

By: Audrey Fraizer Journal Issue: 2016 Mar/Apr The solid rubber ball Louis Acompora blocked with his chest during his first high school lacrosse game was part […]
May 24, 2016

Guarding The Heart

Stony Brook University Journalism student Greg Cannella takes a close look at Commotio Cordis . He interviews survivor Jack Crowley and  Louis’ mother Karen Acompora. To […]
February 17, 2014

NYS Athletic Trainers’ Association Partners with Parent Heart Watch

NYS Athletic Trainers’ Association Partners with Parent Heart Watch The New York State Athletic Trainers’ Association (NYSATA) is pleased to endorse Parent Heart Watch (PHW), a […]
November 27, 2013

Northport family raises focus on AEDs

Originally published: November 26, 2013 7:26 PM Updated: November 26, 2013 7:31 PM By MACKENZIE ISSLER  mackenzie.issler@newsday.com Karen and John Acompora pulled up to an Amityville […]
August 26, 2013

5 Keys to Success for Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Programs

Aug 21, 2013 According to the American Heart Association, over 300,000 sudden cardiac arrests (SCA) occur annually in the United States, and, according to OSHA, about […]