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D211 Post: Young Hearts For Life Provides SHS Students with Free Screenings

            Representatives from Young Hearts For Life (YH4L) provided free cardiac screenings for students at Schaumburg High School October 17.  The screenings are designed to detect conditions, such as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, which may cause Sudden Cardiac Death.  As part of the screenings, students are given an EKG, the results of which are reviewed, on site, by cardiologists with Young Hearts for Life.              Screenings were conducted during the students’ health and gym classes.  The event was ...

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...