UPMC donated $22,000 to the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office to support the purchase of 20 automated external defibrillators (AEDs)— portable devices that deliver an… Read more
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One in four children born with congenital heart disease requires a life-saving procedure, either emergency surgery or heart catheterization. Critical congenital heart disease can be… Read more
In the 20th installment of NOW, learn how one community program is aiming to increase cardiovascular health though a 30-minute, mid-day walk; explore a new… Read more
Most transplant patients consider the procedure their “second chance at life.” But Janice Reeg, a Pittsburgh native who received three separate transplants in the past… Read more
There are several steps individuals should take if a family member, coworker or they themselves experience a possible cardiac emergency.