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Epinephrine Injector for Allergic Reactions

Peanut allergy

Peanut allergy is a common condition in children, which occurs as a response by the immune system due to consumption of peanuts. Signs and symptoms of peanut allergy may range from mild to severe such as from a minor irritation to anaphylaxis, which is a life-threatening allergic response. Some people with peanut allergy may develop […]

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Alcoholism: Signs, Symptoms and When to Seek Help

Alcoholic is a chronic progressive condition that involves a person uncontrollably drinking too much alcohol, drinking more alcohol in order to obtain the same effect each time or physical dependence of alcohol, continuing the consumption of alcohol despite the problems it is causing or experiencing withdrawal symptoms when you suddenly stop or reduce drinking. A […]

Vaginal bleeding post partum

Vaginal bleeding post partum

Vaginal bleeding post partum or vaginal bleeding after delivery is a normal process that occurs after the delivery of a newborn baby. Bleeding occurs from where the placenta is attached to the inside of the uterus. After delivery, the uterus contracts and the bleeding finishes. Usually vaginal bleeding begins to resolve gradually over one week. […]

First Aid Splint

Broken hip

Hip injuries such as broken hip or hip fractures often occur due to severe impact, such as from a car crash. Older adults are more prone to hip fractures by falling from heights. People with weak bones, such as the elderly may fracture their hips though just twisting or standing on their leg. Signs and […]

Simple Disaster Preparedness Tips for Every Household

Simple Disaster Preparedness Tips for Every Household

The diverse geographic and climatic range of Canada has brought a wide range of disasters. Different types of natural and man-made disasters occur in certain regions of the country, every now and then. Although the country has seen a wide range of disasters, we are fortunate enough to be spared from destructive ones, with communities […]

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Drowning Emergencies

Drowning A drowning casualty usually suffocates in water because drowning causes the airways to shutdown to prevent the entrance of water. This also prevents air from entering the lungs, thus causing the casualty to faint and die in extreme situations. In many cases, if the person is unconscious while drowning, his lungs get filled up […]