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Sudden Cardiac Arrest takes too many lives each year.  It is the leading cause of death for adults over the age of 40 in the United States.  Between five and eight percent of people who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest survive.  These are amazing statics so to help a person... Read more....

What a month its been.  Promoting the goals of Racing Hearts, I have had the opportunity to present our work to a number of organizations around the Bay Area. I also appreciate the opportunity to connect with people and spread the word about heart health and safety.  One benefit of this... Read more....

Hello everyone.  I am an EMT in Santa Clara, CA.  I have been an EMT for 3 years. I work for a small stand-by company not an ambulance company.  Any EMT can tell you that after you finish your classes that using an AED is not something we do often, but it is a skill that we learn and keep up to... Read more....

It's been two years since I started advocating for AEDs in our schools, and one year since we founded Racing Hearts - the time has just flown by. Over this past month I've reflected back on our mission and I can truly say with excitement that I feel we've moved the needle. Our future seems... Read more....

Unbelievable: The Fire Chief from Howard County Maryland tweeted about Racing Hearts which led to us being on KTVU!

As Racing Hearts continues to expand our outreach to new areas, I continue to be inspired by what we are doing!  I feel so good that we are partnering with the City of San Jose to increase the safety of over 2,000 athletes.  Having nearby defibrillators is truly a simple solution to a huge... Read more....

Simply they SAVE LIVES!!! so the next question is often where should we place an AED?  Racing Hearts truly believes in the standard of care for all.  Yet we know that with funding issues, locations such as schools, athletic fields and police cars should be our top priority!
Why in Schools... Read more....

Just this past week, the front page of the NYT sports section had an article about Sudden Cardiac Arrest being the #1 threat to youth athletes.  As stated in the article, "No healthy child should be sent off to a routine practice and die from it."  I couldn't agree more.  Racing Hearts mission... Read more....

Here's a little something personal about myself...I consider myself a runner.  Yes, a runner with a heart condition.....It wasn't until my mid-30s that I got started. Four to five times a week, I take to running at either two local spots - Huddart Park or Windy Hill. Both spots I love.  Each of... Read more....

We are thrilled to report that Racing Hearts is leading the way towards increasing the safety in our community.  It is truly awesome to see community members band together towards the mission of saving lives.  This evening our city council voted to fund AEDs in our police cars, athletic fields,... Read more....

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