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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
August 29, 2018

Athlete ‘dies’ at workout: How 3 Syracuse nurses in right place, right time saved him

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Greg O’Polka had only a few heartbeats left. He didn’t know it the morning of Aug. 10 when the 54-year-old went to work […]
December 10, 2018
Thanks to research funded in part by US Lacrosse, scientists can pinpoint the exact cause and timing of commotio cordis and the threshold required to prevent it.

Heart To Heart: NOCSAE, USL Work To Reduce Risk of Commotio Cordis

US Lacrosse has been committed to expanding and elevating safety initiatives in lacrosse since its inception in 1998, and has funded more than $1 million in […]