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Where’s Your Nearest Defibrillator?

You see a person clutch their chest, lose all colour in their face, and suddenly fall to the ground, unconscious. The signs mimic that of someone suffering from a Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). You know CPR, but where's the closest defibrillator?

Give First Aid this Mother’s Day

In Australia, more children die from injury than childhood cancer, asthma attacks, and infectious disease combined.
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Asthma Action Plan

This year, on May 6 2014, Australia Wide First Aid are teaming up with fellow 'asthma educators' and affected individuals to encourage asthmatics and their families to recognise what they can achieve when they take control of their asthma.

Cardiovascular Disease: Are You At Risk?

There is no single cause for cardiovascular disease, but there are risk factors that increase your chance of developing it, risk factors that you can simply change and expel from your current lifestyle.
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Is Asthma Stopping You From Exercising?

Like most people, those with exercise-induced asthma can still enjoy exercise as a normal part of a healthy lifestyle.

World Allergy Week

This Week (April 7th - 13th) is World Allergy Week which in 2014, is highlighting the severity of Anaphylaxis.

World Health Day

April 7 is World Health Day, and this year, the World Health Organisation is sending the message: Small Bite, Big Threat.

Pressure Immobilisation Technique

The Pressure Immobilisation Technique (PIT) is recommended for the application to bites and stings, particularly those bitten by Venomous Snakes, Funnel Web Spiders, Blue Ringed Octopus and Cone Shells.

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