October 7, 2016

Teamwork saves Herricks Middle School student’s life

Posted: Thursday, October 6, 2016 5:58 pm Teamwork saves Herricks Middle School student’s life By Noah Manskar TheIslandNow.com Sanketh Kumar turns 13 next Friday, a month […]
September 6, 2016

Responders Save 14-Year-Old Boy in Cardiac Arrest in Huntington Station

The incident occurred Monday morning. By Paige McAtee (Patch Staff) – September 6, 2016 7:00 am ET First responders were able to revive a 14-year-old boy […]
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 […]
June 1, 2016

Performance standard is proposed for chest protectors to head off cardiac arrest from a sharp blow as in kids’ sports the chest can trigger deadly cardiac arrest

In this March 17, 2016 photo, Dave Halstead poses with a dummy used in developing standards for kids’ athletic chest protectors at the National Operating Committee […]
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

CPR saves life of Averill Park 8th grader

WNYT Staff Updated: 05/20/2016 3:36 PM Created: 05/18/2016 5:31 PM AVERILL PARK – School staff at Algonquin Middle School help save an 8th grade student who […]
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 — […]
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 […]