Guide to Dealing with Hay Fever in Australia

Let’s open this first aid and treatment guide with some important numbers on allergic rhinitis, a condition more commonly known as hay fever. As many as 1 out of 5 […]

How to Check and Remove Paralysis Ticks

Paralysis ticks are likely to make their presence felt in Spring and Summer especially. Make no mistake, this tick is not to be easily dismissed. It is a danger to […]

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 […]

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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