Axis Heathcock will go with Donoho football teammate Justin Foster on a recruiting trip to Samford this weekend. Their hosts will woo them but also gauge them, and Heathcock has a toughness card to play.
The senior lineman can simply raise his shirt and show a neck-to-navel scar.
He can tell of an 18-month span between January of his eighth-grade year and summer before his sophomore year, when he went from his heart stopping to playing his favorite sport again.
(HealthDay)—Including a test of the heart’s electrical activity in screening programs for high school athletes increases the odds of detecting problems that can lead to sudden cardiac arrest and death, according to a new study.
Researchers looked at data on nearly 5,000 athletes, ages 13 to 19, at 23 Seattle-area high schools who underwent standard American Heart Association screening, including a heart health questionnaire and physical examination. They also received an electrocardiogram (ECG).
Terrell, age 14, suffered cardiac arrest due to an undetected dissection of the aorta. Terrell began playing football in the fifth grade. Despite undergoing numerous physicals over the years, an underlying heart condition was never mentioned.
Fifteen-year-old Mya Hughes, a bright-eyed sophomore at North High School in North St. Paul, died suddenly Monday night.
“She’d just light up the room, I will never get to see that again,” Mya’s aunt, Antoinette Hughes said.
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At our Wine Tasting in November, we will be introducing a beautiful bracelet from Angel of Grace Awareness Bracelets — a heart disease awareness bracelet. Proceeds from the sale of the bracelets will go to “Have A Heart Save A Life” . . . and the bracelets are just beautiful.
Visit their website at Angel of Grace.