Holiday Decorating Safety

It’s December 1, which means it’s the first day of summer and the festive season has officially begun! The trees come out and the lights go up, but first, Australia […]

Heat Stroke vs. Heat Exhaustion

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 […]
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Thunderstorm 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 […]
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DIY First Aid Kit

You don’t have to be a doctor to help yourself, or others, in an emergency. If you have the first aid skills and tools to administer the care required, you […]

Inland Waterway Safety

We all know the safest place at the beach to swim is between the flags; that supervision is a must when young swimmers are involved; that swimming pool gates need […]

Applying First Aid for Biting Midges

No one likes a fly in their ear—much less the literal kind that comes with a nasty bite! Enter a class of minuscule flies under the family Ceratopogonidae, better known […]

Redback Spider Bite

REDBACK SPIDERS are found Australia-wide. They are common in urban areas, living under eaves, floorboards, shelves, flower pots, and in garden sheds. Female Redback Spiders are black, sometimes brown, and […]

How to be SunSmart

Skin Cancer, caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, is the most common form of cancer in Australia. Your skin can burn in as little as 15 minutes […]

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