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Medtronic Foundation HeartRescue Project

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Ricky Rubio wants you to know about sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes.

The Medtronic Foundation's HeartRescue Project has partnered with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Ricky Rubio to raise awareness and educate the public about how to quickly respond to a sudden cardiac arrest emergency. "Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, even healthy athletes," says Rubio. "Knowing how to quickly respond to this kind of crisis can help save someone's life – including a teammate or friend of yours."
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What is sudden cardiac arrest?

Sudden cardiac arrest is a serious
public health issue.

Sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes.

How you can help save the lives of sudden cardiac arrest victims.

Ricky Rubio

(1) American Heart Association's 2012 Heart and Stroke Statistics (Circulation. Jan 3 2012;125(1):e2-e220)