Hey there Guys, well it has certainly been an amazing few weeks post this years wonderful Southern Hibearnation in Australia. Unfortunately one of the unexpected extras appears to be a fairly aggressive influenza virus that many people have been hit by. Today I wanted to offer some suggestions and tips on how to best deal with it. At work the past fortnight I have seen many … [Read more...] about Severe Influenza Virus Hits Australia
Great news for people who are suffering with severe reactions due to peanut allergy. A new patch has been designed to be worn on the skin that offers a extreme low dose exposure to the proteins in peanuts that start the allergic reaction. Because the dose is so low it allows the body to become "used to" peanuts and many people were able to nearly double the amount of peanut … [Read more...] about New Peanut Allergy Treatment Shows Promise
Hey there Guys. Today I was interested to see a press release from the American Heart Association shows that pet ownership, in particular dog ownership was associated with reduced risk factors associated with heart disease. Of the studies reviewed there were the following findings: Dog owners has lower blood pressure Dog owners had better lipid profiles in their … [Read more...] about Dog Ownership Associated With Reduced Heart Disease
Today I wanted to share this great video of a Sydney bus driver who saved a woman's life because he knew how to do CPR. Watch in the video how he is totally calm. He walks up, assess what is wrong and starts CPR immediately. These simple, calm actions saved this woman's life. Do you know how to do CPR? I highly recommend getting trained. This one skill, combined … [Read more...] about Do You Know How To Do CPR?
Today I read a news post of an elderly lady died after an over hot wheat bag started a fire in her bed. I have always had concerns with wheat bags due to a number of factors. First is that heating in the microwave can have uneven results. This can mean some parts are hotter then others and can lead to burns. The second issue is that wheat bags is if heated too long can … [Read more...] about Quick Warning About Wheat Bags