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Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) claims more than 380,000* lives per year, and is the leading cause of death in the United States. SCA can strike anyone, anytime.

*American Heart Association. Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2012 Update. Circulation: 15 Dec. 2011

Every day, thousands of people suffer sudden cardiac arrest. Would you know how to help? View the Save-A-Life simulator at

The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Coalition (SCAC) is comprised of 46 nonprofit organizations that have joined together to increase survival from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) through initiatives to expand public awareness, research funding and access to life-saving therapies. The SCAC is focused on promoting sound federal legislative and regulatory policies that can help achieve these goals.

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