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September 2015 Archives

High School Quarterback Dies

A New Jersey high school quarterback died after what appeared to be a normal tackle during a Friday night football game. Evan Murray a 17 year old senior at Warren Hills Regional High School was on the ground for a short time after the tackle. Murray walked to the sidelines unassisted. Murray collapsed a short time later during half time and was transported to Morristown Medical Center where he died. Murray appeared to be a strong young athlete his cause of death has not yet been determined. Sudden death in individuals under 30 is often due to heart abnormalities or hidden heart defects. While the abnormalities are rare red flags should be taken seriously and further screening should be done. Know the warning signs! Red Flags for parents and coaches-
Pay attention to the warning signs that your child may be at risk for sudden cardiac death; 

Jacksonville Remembers 9/11

Jacksonville honors 9/11 victims and our Fallen Heroes around the city this weekend.  Various events include a peace concert, a golf tournament, a Heroes Run at the beach and even Free Haircuts for those serving our country to honor our 9/11 Fallen Heroes and remind us that our freedom is not free. Links and more information below;

Dog Attack Leaves Jacksonville Man in Critical Condition

A Jacksonville man is in critical condition after four dogs attacked him Friday evening. The dogs were described by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office as four large vicious pit bulls. The forty year-old victim was walking along Pacetti Street when the dogs escaped from a chain link fence. The dog's inflicted numerous severe dog bites on the victim. Owning four large dogs places the owner in a position of greater responsibility to protect others. Studies show when more than one dog is in a household the risk of dog bite injuries increases. This is truly a tragic situation for this man and his family. Below we have listed a few basic Dog Bite Prevention Tips. 

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