American Heart Association

Cardiac arrest survivor to play college hoops


E.J. Galloway had just come off the court during a summer league basketball game when he suddenly collapsed. The seemingly healthy 16-year-old was in cardiac arrest.

His coach, Willie Swinney, knew exactly what to do. He started CPR. A parent from the opposing team, John Knight, […]

Instead of heading to the arena, former NBA athlete went to the emergency room for stroke


Former NBA player Juaquin Hawkins was finishing a series of road games with his basketball team in Australia when he reached to turn on the faucet and the finger tips on his right hand began to tingle, a feeling that quickly ran up his arm.

“I […]

NBA’s State Farm All-Star weekend to support American Heart Association

The NBA’s Eastern Conference will play for the American Heart Association during the NBA’s State Farm All-Star Saturday Night scheduled Feb. 15 in New Orleans.

The Eastern Conference also selected the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, while the Western Conference will compete for Teach for America and the Wounded Warrior Project.

The […]

Summer Olympics-Inspired Office Activities

Finally! The Summer Olympics are back! I love this time of year… er… every four years! This year I’m extra enthusiastic about them since I watched a significant amount of the Olympic Trials. I feel so emotionally connected with these athletes. The announcers tell their stories, you hear about […]