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D211 Post: SHS Students Get Free Heart Screenings

            More than 1,200 students at Schaumburg High School took part in cardiac screenings funded by the Joshua Jared Hardy Charities.  The screenings, conducted by Young Hearts for Life (YH4L), are designed to help prevent sudden cardiac death from conditions such as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.              During the screenings, 150 parent volunteers, trained and supervised by YH4L staff, administered electrocardiograms, the results of which were reviewed by a team of cardiologists.          &nb...

Nov. 20 Hoofin’ 4 Hardy Race Helps D211 Schools Offer Free Screening for Cardiac Condition

An upcoming race will help create awareness of a serious health condition that can affect young adults known as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). The 8th Annual Hoofin’ for Hardy 5K run and 2 mile walk will be hosted on Nov. 20, at Birchwood Park & Recreation Center, 435 W. Illinois Ave., in Palatine, at 9 a.m. The race is hosted by the Joshua Jared Hardy Charities, and has created an opportunity for free cardiac screenings at Fremd, Conant, and Palatine High Schools conducted by the organization Young Hearts for Life. The screenings will take place during school and only for students whose parents authorize them to be tested. The screen...