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Do I Have a Cold or Hay Fever?

There are very similar symptoms when it comes to having a cold or allergies. However, knowing the difference between the two conditions is essential to choosing the right course of treatment. 334 more words

When should I go to the emergency room?

Emergency care can save your life if you’re seriously sick or injured. But for less severe complaints, you may get faster and less expensive treatment elsewhere. 29 more words

Health & Wellness

How to Prevent Your Own Heart Attack

Here’s some news to make your heart sing: Cardiovascular diseases are completely preventable for at least 95% of people just by changing diet and lifestyle, according to a study published in the medical journal, the Lancet. 686 more words

General Health

The end of the short course route to become a SA paramedic

For years there have been rumors about the end of short course training for paramedics in South Africa.  It became real on 27 January 2017 when the Department of Health published a regulation pertaining to the qualifications for registration of the short courses.  1,415 more words

Emergency Care

How to be Fire-Safe and What to Do if You Get Burned

Every February, elementary-age school children across North Texas participate in National Burn Awareness Week, during which they learn about different types of burns and their causes and prevention. 910 more words

General Health

Pediatric ENT Complaints: An Update

Weller, M.A. et al. (2017) Emergency Medicine. 49(1) pp. 8-17

This review highlights the diagnosis and management of the three most common causes of pediatric otolaryngologic complaints seen in the ED. 67 more words

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