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When comparing cardiac arrest vs heart attack it is important to note that while the two are often used interchangeably, they represent different health conditions. They can have very different causes, symptoms, and treatment requirements. While both can be triggered by heart disease, a heart [...]

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When a person experiences sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), they have a window of about 10 minutes to be resuscitated. With each minute that goes by, their odds of survival decline by about 10%. An automated external defibrillator can restore normal heart function during those critical moments, saving [...]

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New Jersey is reviewing a bill that would require automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in hotels. If New Jersey Assembly Bill A4486 is made law, it will be called Michael Anthony Fornicola’s Law, in honor of a man who passed away in 2012 at Harrah's Resorts in Atlantic City. His cause of [...]

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Is your gym ready for a cardiac emergency? Consider that in 2018, there were more than 6 billion gym visits across 39,570 health facilities in the U.S. That’s an average of 150,000 visits per club. Couple that with the fact that strenuous activity boosts a person’s risk of sudden cardiac [...]