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.
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.
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.
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?
Living in a humid coastal area surrounded by stunning mangroves is a luxury and a privilege. But there’s always a positive to a negative … midges (or sand flies as they’re also known). So what are they? What do they do? And how can we prevent them?
A lot of us would do anything to avoid working out, but the truth is, we shouldn’t. For some of us, exercise-induced asthma happens rapidly after beginning cardiovascular workouts, as any type of asthma is caused by the narrowing of the airways in your lungs.
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.
This time of year is one of the most high risk times on our local roads with many people coming up to escape the frosty weather down south, and us locals heading inland to escape the chaos of school holidays in the region.
Wherever you are in the world, the global village is in a state of constant change both in how we do things and how we apply those changes. Consumerism is here to stay and those professionals that wish to stay at the ‘cutting edge’ need to be aware.