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4 June 2015
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Asthma: Causes, Diagnosis and Management

4 June 2015, Comments: 0

Asthma, otherwise known as Reactive Airway Disease, is a common disorder that affects as many as 334 million people worldwide, wherein a majority of which comes […]

6 March 2014
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First Aid for Choking – Unconscious Adults or Children Over Age One

6 March 2014, Comments: 0

First aid for choking of unconscious adults or children over age one will slightly differ from first aid for a conscious victim. Objects can […]

18 December 2013
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Occupational Asthma

18 December 2013, Comments: 0

Occupational asthma, also called work-related asthma, pertains to asthma that is triggered or exacerbated by breathing in substances found in the workplace. These substances […]

14 May 2013
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How to Do CPR the Right Way

14 May 2013, Comments: 0

Almost all of us will experience being in a critical situation at one time or another. We might witness an accident, a friend might […]

7 May 2013
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Possible Complications of Chest Injuries

7 May 2013, Comments: 0

The chest cavity houses the lungs, heart, major blood vessels, and many other body organs. The ribs and the muscles provide structure to these […]