First Aid — why everyone needs it

If you have to use First Aid, it’s an emotional thing which will stay with you for….I don’t know how long for. I write this with tears and hairs on my arms raised….but I know I did my every best, although not correct — any first aid is better than none.

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Heat exhaustion vs heat stroke

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are two related health conditions that can be very serious if not treated quickly and effectively. Both heat exhaustion and heat stroke are caused by a mild-extreme elevation in body temperature which is normally controlled by sweating. 

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Wet season asthma

As many allergy and asthma sufferers know, the weather can play a direct role in the severity and length of your symptoms. A mild winter can signify an early allergy season, since trees and grass tend to pollinate earlier. Dry, windy weather spreads pollen quickly, producing a higher distribution of pollen.

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Watersafety in Inland waterways

We all know supervision is a must and when we are at the beach, the safest place to swim is in between the flags. As summer approaches, swimming pool gates are checked and locked, but what precautions do we take when we travel to and swim in Inland Waterways?

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DIY first aid kit

In the midst of cyclone preparations , one of the most important items you can organise is a First Aid Kit. If you already have a bag or pack, you can save yourself a few pennies by creating your own! Be prepared, be safe.

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