cardiac arrest

This tree, in a Newark, Delaware, neighborhood, was struck by lightning.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 02, 2019 - 6:53 am
UPDATED: 8:09 a.m. NEWARK, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — Two Delaware men are in the hospital, one is in critical condition, after they were hurt during a lightning strike yesterday. It seemed like a nice summer afternoon on Medley Drive in the Harmony Woods neighborhood of Newark. A man with his friend...
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Dreamstime
January 03, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sudden cardiac arrest is not as sudden as you would think. More than 50 percent of the patients who get sudden cardiac arrest have at least some warning signs in the...
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Dr. Sanjay Sharma, professor of cardiology at St. George's University of London, speaks during an interview on Wednesday Aug. 8, 2018 about a study he led which found procedures that can help identify athletes who are at risk for heart-problems.
AP Photo/Robert Stevens
August 08, 2018 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — What kind of heart check-up do young athletes need to make the team? A large study of teenage soccer players in England found in-depth screening didn't detect signs of trouble in some athletes who later died — yet allowed others at risk to get treated and back in the game. At...
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In this Oct. 14, 2005, file photo, Hollywood icon Tab Hunter answers questions from the crowd during a book signing in New York for his memoir, "Tab Hunter Confidential: The Making of a Movie Star."
AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File
July 09, 2018 - 11:21 am
By Shawn Marsh, Associated Press Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenage girls in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees!" and received new attention decades later when he revealed that he was gay, has died. He was 86. Producer and...
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Dreamstime
Shara Dae Howard
June 04, 2018 - 11:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia schools are becoming more heart safe as the Youth Heart Watch program at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been working to get automated external defibrillators (AEDs) into schools. "About 350,000 citizens in the U.S. have a cardiac arrest every...
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