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.
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.
Just weeks after he went into cardiac arrest, a teenage boy returned to Red Wing High School Monday.
Under the bright lights of Mixed Blood Theater, Warren Bowles is right at home.
Zach Gabbard nearly lost his life when he collapsed during a basketball game in January while playing for the Perham varsity basketball team.
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.
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.
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.