California law hopes to save lives of teens with deadly heart conditions

Parents, student athletes and coaches will be impacted by a new law that went into effect this month. It hopes to educate families on the danger of heart conditions not tested for during regular physicals.

Here in San Diego, three to five young people lose their lives each year because of heart conditions they didn’t know they had. Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) happens without warning and causes a person’s heart to suddenly stop beating, stopping the flow of blood to the brain and vital organs.

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