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Newborn heart screening bill moving quickly in North Carolina

Yesterday was a successful day for us in North Carolina as we advocated for HB 105, which would add pulse oximetry to the newborn screening panel. This measure will catch congenital heart defects (CHD) before leaving the hospital and save lives!  We cannot thank our amazing volunteers, legislative supporters and Carolina Panther, Greg Olsen enough

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Maryland Lobby Day focuses on saving lives with hands-only CPR

This is a wonderful news story from WBAL-TV in Baltimore featuring Brianna Sudano’s story (she survived a cardiac arrest because a bystander performed CPR on her). As part of AHA’s lobby day yesterday, advocates asked for CPR training as a graduation requirement in MD high schools, and dozens of legislators received hands-only CPR instruction during a legislative