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Free Youth Heart Screening

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El Capitan High School

10410 Ashwood Street

Lakeside, CA 92040

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Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth!

WHAT: Thousands of youth die annually when their heart unexpectedly stops due to an undetected condition that causes Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), a leading cause of death under 25 and the #1 killer of student athletes. The Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation has tried to combat this tragic loss of young lives by screening 23,000 hearts and counting, finding nearly 1 in 100 at risk from an undetected heart abnormality. Volunteers will screen upwards of 1,000 youth, ages 12-25 on Sunday, September 17th. The event is free, simply register at epsavealife.org/register

The Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation provides free heart screenings because they are not part of regular well-child exams or pre-participation sports physicals, even though many heart conditions often have no symptoms or unrecognized warning signs. We find 1-2% at risk at every screening, so each is literally a life-saving event.

WHO: Youth & young adults, ages 12-25
WHEN: Sunday, September 17th, 2017, 9 am to 3 pm
WHERE: El Capitan High School- 10410 Ashwood St., Lakeside, CA 92040
MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah Thompson, Executive Director, Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation, 619.550.2129 or executivedirector@epsavealife.org
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