Heart Screening for Youth

Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: El Capitan High School, 10410 Ashwood St., Lakeside

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Thousands of youth die annually when their heart unexpectedly stops due to an undetected condition that causes Sudden Cardiac Arrest, 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 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 1000 youth, ages 12-25. RSVP: epsavealife.org/register.


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