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December 23, 2017

The Legacy of a Stopped Heart

As she sat in the batting cage cradling her son Jack’s head in her lap, Nancy Crowley knew he was dying. His face was turning blue. […]
April 10, 2017

New York to provide defibrillators for youth baseball teams

New law requires AEDs at games, practices Little Leaguers playing in any of the parks in New York City this spring will be given a free […]
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 […]
May 23, 2016

ULTRA-THIN CHEST PROTECTOR FOR KID ATHLETES AIMS FOR A HOME RUN

In 2010, Thomas Adams, a 16-year-old boy from New Jersey, died on the baseball field. A catcher on an all-star traveling team, he was warming up a […]
May 23, 2016

Baseball fields where kids play will have defibrillators under bill passed by City Council

Baseball fields where kids play will have to have defibrillators under a bill passed by the City Council Wednesday. The devices, also known as AEDs — […]