Help prevent fatal cardiac arrest in your teen by attending a free heart screening at Scripps Mercy Hospital from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at Scripps Mercy Hospital, 4077 Fifth Avenue. Every year thousands of kids die when their heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops beating. Known as Sudden Cardiac Arrest, this syndrome can happen without symptoms or warning signs; San Diego alone loses three to five teens annually. The event is provided by the Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation and a medical team led by Scripps cardiologist Dr. John Rogers. Read more.

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