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Paper Bag for Asthma

Asthma Attacks – Why You Should Bin the ‘Paper Bag’ Technique

Asthma is a respiratory condition that afflicts 2.7 million people in Australia — as many as one in every 9 of us (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2018). What’s more, it’s […]
Shark Attack in Australia

In case of a shark attack, know your First Aid

While far less common than movies like Jaws would have us believe, the reality is shark attacks do happen. Most Australians accept the inherent risks of ocean swimming or surfing: essentially, […]
Jellyfish in Australia

As If, Jellyfish! First Aid on the Beach

In any case, always present to a lifesaver as your first port of call. If you happen to be at an unmanned beach, here we explain the most common stingers and their corresponding First Aid treatment.
Spider Threat in Australia

Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Australia’s Spider Threat

We’ve only just recovered from magpie season and now this! Summer is on its way and the creepy-crawlies are coming out of hiding to scare the bejesus out of us.

Defibrillator (AED) for your home

Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function in a person who may or may not have been diagnosed with heart disease. Cardiac arrest and “heart attack” are different.

Easter Holiday Safety

People across the nation and around the world will gather this long-weekend to mark, and of course, celebrate Easter. Whether you are heading to the beach, camping, spending the day by […]

First Aid for Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we know many of you are working hard to plan a memorable evening to share with your loved one. You’re trying to think of everything, the […]
bushfire smoke asthma

Asthma and Bushfire Smoke

It’s bushfire season, which means the burning of wood and bushland releases harmful gases, including carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide, carbon dioxide and a range of organic compounds. This not only causes […]

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