Do All Athletes Need Heart Screening?

Follow Up To A Recent Broadcast

Several weeks ago on our show we had Dr. Dana Ewles from our Roundtable, and John Johnson form the MHSAA on to discuss the sudden death of Wes Leonard, the 16 year old basketball player from Fennville, MI who died suddenly after making the game winning shot for his team.

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Wes Leonard

Leonard died from an undiagnosed condition known as Cardiomyopathy. There is much debate over the merits of screening athletes. Below are a few articles that go further in depth on this subject.

For those wanting to have their student/athletes screened in the Oakland County, MI area, Beaumont Hospitals are providing free screenings. Click here to learn more…

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