Bath Safety

January is National Bath Safety Month, which helps raise awareness of the dangers of the bathroom and make us aware of what we do and do not do in the bathroom. Bathing Safety Month is the ideal time to ensure that your elderly or loved one’s bathroom is safe from danger. The most dangerous room […]

Read More

Car Seat Safety

It is important to ensure that the child travelling in your car is safe throughout the journey. The Child Protection Act stipulates that all children under the age of eight must be secured in a suitable child restraint system. Pro Tip: Always Anchor in your child seats: Rear Facing, Forward Facing even Booster seats have […]

Read More

Dry Drowning ( Second Drowning)

Dry drowning (second drowning) is life threatening. If you spend time in a pool, sea or lake in the summer, it’s wise to know the signs and symptoms. You can minimize the risk of drowning by doing your best to prevent water accidents. Children should wear swimming apparatus, have a boat in the pool and […]

Read More

POOL Safety

Overview: This Blog will talk about Pool Safety. Go over the proper types of floatation vest. Also, what to do in an emergency. DID YOU KNOW???           Between 2013 and 2015, the majority (58%) of drownings of children under 4 took place in swimming pools, thermal baths or in their own homes. Most children drown […]

Read More

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Overview Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: This is a mental health condition and should be taken seriously. PTSD is triggered by a event (usually it’s a traumatic event) that was experienced or watched.  Most who have experienced trauma may have difficulty adjusting and coping with the experience.   Symptoms might include- Flashbacks, nightmares and sever anxiety. Getting […]

Read More

Overdose & Signs

The exact signs of drug overdose vary from person to person because different drugs have different body chemistry leading to a variety of overdose symptoms. Several signs and symptoms can occur when a person overdoses and needs to react. Signs and symptoms depend on a variety of factors, including the amount of medicine taken and […]

Read More

Benefits of Cannabis

We discuss the benefits of marijuana, its medicinal properties, and its possible medical use. THC is a chemical compound that stimulates the release of neurotransmitters in the brain and can provide mental stimulation. The positive effects that THC provides in combination with other cannabinoids are found in various cannabis strains, mainly Sativa. Some strains with […]

Read More

Autism

If you think you or someone you know might be on the autism spectrum, the following information will help you better understand the common signs and characteristics associated with adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This blog illustrates some of the signs, symptoms and diagnostic tools available to recognize autism before it is usually diagnosed. […]

Read More

Child Abuse

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and thousands of children suffer abuse every day of the year. It is important to be vigilant and proactive when abuse is suspected or known, but never be afraid to report it. We can all work together to help children who experience abuse. Although every child deserves a […]

Read More

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

WHAT IS MS? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. A combination of factors appears to be involved in the development and progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), the most common form of autoimmune disease, according to a new study from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. […]

Read More

Kidney Health

In this blog we will talk about the most effective ways to keep your kidney in good condition. Kidney care can help you reduce your risk of disease and in some cases even prevent it. If you think you have a risk of kidney disease, it is a good idea to discuss this regularly with […]

Read More