Cardiac Arrest

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Several Honored For Saving Man After Dance-Floor Heart Attack

A group of people were honored Tuesday night for saving the life of a Coon Rapids man — and their rescue was caught on tape. In July, Tim Buck went into cardiac arrest while dancing with his wife, Fatima, at a concert at the Coon Rapids Dam. “I started doing a lot of dancing. I got into it big time,” Tim said.

10/21/2014

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University Of Minnesota Food Scientist Dies

A University of Minnesota food scientist has died, nine days after he was pulled from a private pool during a Memorial Day gathering in St. Louis Park. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office said Friday that 48-year-old Koushik Seetharaman died Tuesday at Hennepin County Medical Center. The cause of death was a lack of oxygen to the brain. Doctors believe he suffered a cardiac arrest in the pool.

06/07/2014

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Zumba Teacher Trying To Get Back In The Gym After Losing Leg

A Rogers woman who spent two-and-a-half months in the hospital has an amazing story of recovery and optimism. Adela Alvarez went into cardiac arrest while teaching a Zumba class last winter, and as doctors worked to save her life, they discovered another serious threat.

04/22/2014

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Memorial Hockey Tourney To Be Held For Edina Boy

The life of an Edina boy is being remembered through the sport he loved best. Eight-year-old Quinn Kirsch died from a heart condition one year ago this week. He was the youngest of four brothers. Quinn loved his Irish heritage and ice hockey. When Quinn was two, doctors detected a hole in his heart and a pacemaker was implanted.

01/09/2014

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Boy, 12, Dies During Basketball Game In Baxter

A 12-year-old Grand Rapids, Minn. boy died after suffering cardiac arrest during a basketball game in Baxter, Minn. Thursday afternoon. Baxter police said he was participating in a 7th grade boys basketball game when he entered cardiac arrest.

12/06/2013

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When To Resume Intimacy After A Heart Attack

Newlywed Derek Avdul and his wife Jean love to run. But during a race last fall, his life changed in an instant when he collapsed in cardiac arrest. Bystanders jumped in to help. “Then the paramedics came. They had to shock me to get my heart started again,” Avdul said. With a family history of heart problems, the 44 year old knew it was important to get healthy and active again.

07/29/2013

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Company Tests School Children For Heart Issues

More than 3,000 young people die each year from sudden cardiac death. Sometimes, there are no warning signs. A new company says its technology can help prevent sudden cardiac death.

10/16/2012

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Red Wing Student Whose Heart Stopped Returns To Class

Just weeks after he went into cardiac arrest, a teenage boy returned to Red Wing High School Monday.

03/06/2012

Warren Bowles Returns To Mixed Blood Theater Stage

Actor Returns To Theater After Cardiac Arrest On Stage

Under the bright lights of Mixed Blood Theater, Warren Bowles is right at home.

01/14/2012

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Gabbard Cleared To Resume Practice With Perham

Zach Gabbard nearly lost his life when he collapsed during a basketball game in January while playing for the Perham varsity basketball team.

12/10/2011

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Man’s Life Saved Minutes After Helping Strangers In Wis.

Just minutes after changing a flat tire for strangers on a Wisconsin interstate, a Good Samaritan needed life-saving help from the very people he just met.

11/07/2011

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Perham’s Gabbard Released From Hospital

Zach Gabbard, who collapsed on the basketball court during a game in January and went into cardiac arrest, was released from the hospital on Friday after five months of recovery.

06/03/2011

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Hockey Referee’s Life Saved After Having Cardiac Arrest

Making saves are a key part of any hockey game, as goalies perform acrobatics to keep the opponent’s puck from entering the net. But the biggest save at a recent girl’s hockey tournament in Edina didn’t involve the puck at all, but rather, a referee.

12/07/2010

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