Stories tagged with: cardiac arrest

May 21, 2012 - 5:28pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

Sudden cardiac arrest takes about 300,000 lives every year, but Genesis is trying to lower that statistic.

The healthcare system is donating 18 automated external defibrillators to 15 area school districts.  Chest Pain and Heart Failure Coordinator Cathy Huggins said cardiac arrest can strike anyone without warning.

"A colleague from Columbus had a nine-year-old child who went into sudden cardiac arrest in a pool," said Huggins.  "They were lucky enough...

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