Doctors Warn of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Children

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The American Academy of Pediatrics is warning parents about the risk of sudden cardiac arrest in children.

Pediatric sudden cardiac arrest kills nearly 2,000 people under the age of 25 every year, according to the AAP.

Dr. Randall Caldwell, director of pediatric cardiology at Riley Hospital for Children, said that screening children for heart problems early on can save lives down the road.

 

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