Every day in the USA,
young adults die from detectable but

undiagnosed heart conditions.
Learn More about ECG screening.

Max Schewitz
1985-2005
95%
Missed

The standard preparticipation physical fails to detect over 95% of conditions that can lead to sudden cardiac death.

60%
Found

A painless, noninvasive ECG test can detect upwards of 60% of the markers of conditions that lead to sudden cardiac death. Yet, an ECG is not a part of the routine physical for young adults.

1
EKG

To fill that gap and protect our young adults, we provide low-cost, high-quality ECG testing supplemented with limited echocardiography for select students.

Maxtravaganza: May 21, 2016

We had thought last year’s Maxtravaganza would be our last, but the combination of a full, blue moon on Max’s birthday made us reconsider. We’re hoping you can join us on Max’s birthday, May 21st, at the place where he developed his passion for conservation: The Wildlife Discovery Center at Elawa Farm.

The evening starts with a champagne toast to Max on the viewing platform as the sun sets over the Middlefork Savanna with an introduction to many of the animals Max adored. Dinner will be served under twinkling lights in the main barn as the moon rises.

60 Minutes Sports on EKG Screening for Athletes

60 Minutes Sports produced a detailed and thoughtful piece on the role of EKG screening to protect college athletes in particular and young adults in general. Unfortunately, this aired on Showtime, so it is not readily available. Just like quality EKG tests for young adults. Oh boy.

How to survive a heart attack

The advice sounds very simple. The best way to survive a heart attack is:

1. Recognize the symptoms.

2. Call 911.

3. Chew an aspirin while waiting for emergency personnel to arrive.

But every year, 133,000 Americans die of heart attacks and another 300,000 die of sudden cardiac arrest—largely because they didn't get help in time. 

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