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Changes Coming for UIL Athletes

Changes Coming for UIL Athletes

HOUSTON, TX (July23, 2013)

What are the odds your child is suffering a deadly disease and you don't even know it? For $15 would you find out for sure and fix the problem or would you take the risk and simply hope for the best? For one father, who is fighting to spread the word about sudden cardiac arrest in children, the answer is simple. Scott Stephens says you don't gamble with your child's life. Thanks to Stephens some changes are coming here in Texas.  Manish Parikh, M.D., a pediatric specialist affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center, discusses the importance of an EKG in student athletes.

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