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How to Check and Remove Paralysis Ticks

It’s Spring, which means it is time to take preventative measures to avoid the hard-to-detect TICKS! Although paralysis ticks can be found all year round, the peak season is spring […]

What Does Drowning Look Like?

Unfortunately, 291 people drowned in Australian waterways between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013. From 291 lives lost, males claimed 238 of these lives compared to 53 females. Inland […]

Heart Attacks in Women: More Deadly

Women are less likely to survive a heart attack than men, according to new statistics from the Heart Foundation which show men suffering twice as many heart attacks as women […]

Excellence in Asthma & Allergy Reporting Awards

Australia Wide First Aid has been recognised by the National Asthma Council Australia for their achievement and excellence in the 2014 Excellence in Asthma and Allergy Reporting Awards, overnight in […]
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What is Asthma?

National Asthma Week: 1-7 September 2014 This week, Australia Wide First Aid is teaming up with the National Asthma Council, Australia to help encourage you to put yourself in charge, […]

Prevalence of Diabetes in Australia

National Diabetes Week is a whole week dedicated to increasing public awareness of the seriousness of type 2 diabetes and to draw attention to the increasing number of Australia’s developing […]

10 Famous Cardiac Arrest Deaths & One Survivor

The survival rate of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is extremely low. Outside of a hospital setting, less than 8% of people survive cardiac arrest. In locations with Automated External Defibrillators […]

Measles in Australia

Measles, being one of the most infectious of all communicable diseases, is causing health authorities to fear a severe outbreak of the disease in Queensland, with 41 confirmed cases being diagnosed this year.

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