New Strategy Can Help Prevent HCM, The Most Common Cause Of Sudden Death In Otherwise Healthy Young PeopleWe've all heard the tragic tales of teens and young adults suddenly collapsing and dying while playing sports.
Parents Of Boy Who Died During Football Practice Meet Paramedic Who Tried To Save HimSean Fisher, who died of cardiac arrest during football practice, still lives as an inspiration through the foundation in his name. But there is someone else who has kept Sean’s memory dear.
New Jersey To Require Cardiac Screenings For All Kids Under 19New Jersey will soon be the first state in the nation to require health professionals to look for heart disease in young people during physical exams.
Stories From Main Street: Using A Family Tragedy To Help Diagnose Congenital Heart DefectsSean Fisher died August 25, 2008 at football practice. The 13-year-old collapsed and died from an undiagnosed heart condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a thickening of the heart wall.