Stand Up For Our Kids: The Power of Screening

34:46 · 2019

Everyone will be touched and impacted by sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) at some point throughout their lives, including – every survivor, family member, first responder and many others we know and love. SCA has become the world's leading public health crisis.

In today's episode, we highlight that September is Children's Cardiomyopathy Awareness Month. We talk about saving our kids with a more comprehensive physical screening. According to our guest, Sharon Bates, comprehensive screenings -- beyond the standard sports physical -- find 1 in 7 kids with potentially life-threatening cardiac issues. Sharon is the CEO of (

Keywords: cardiac arrest, sudden cardiac arrest, survivors, heart, heart health, CPR, AED, sports physicals, health screenings, children's cardiomyopathy

Category: Cardiac Conversations

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