Former Fremd Runner Honored Through Free Heart Tests For StudentsA couple thousand high school students in Palatine were being tested for a genetic heart condition on Thursday, thanks to the generosity of an alum’s family.
After Near-Drowning, High School Swimmer Wants More To Learn CPRAbout two weeks ago, Claire Luning, who just started her junior year, passed out in the pool during swim team practice. Her coach, Mack Varilla, performed CPR, and doctors later diagnosed her with a heart rhythm disorder. She and her coach said they want more people to learn CPR.
Heart Of Basketball Player Who Died After Collapse Donated For ResearchThe death in the past week of a West Side teen who collapsed during a basketball tournament may provide medical science with a way to determine how to find and treat the rare condition that killed him.
Boy, 16, In Intensive Care After Collapsing During Basketball GameJermaine Cullum, 16, was in the intensive care unit at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood on Monday. He was sedated, and still not breathing on his own, after he was brought to the hospital on Saturday.