CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It is an emergency lifesaving skill that can rescue cardiac arrest victims. Immediate application of CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) can increase a cardiac arrest casualty’s survival rate by up to 50%.
Gathering around a pot of bubbling broth and a wide array of ingredients is one of the most popular ways of celebrating the Lunar New Year for Chinese families, not just because a steamboat meal is easy to prepare but also a symbol of family reunion.
Eat this, not that. This food is better than that. Bet you have come across many food and nutrition beliefs or claims, which may confuse you. Let our nutritionist clarify some common food myths before you fall victim to food fads purported to be “healthy” or make another diet choice that could do more harm than good!
Back injuries can be very painful. They can also be difficult to heal. After having one back injury, you are more likely to have another one again. It is important to learn how to avoid injuring or re-injuring your back. The following tips can help you to prevent a back injury.
An abrasion is a cut or a scrape on the outer surface of the skin. An abrasion does not go through all the layers of the skin. It is important to care for your abrasion properly to prevent infection.
Asthma is a long-term (chronic) condition that causes repeated (recurrent) swelling and narrowing of the airways. The airways are the passages that lead from the nose and mouth down into the lungs. When asthma symptoms get worse, it is called an asthma flare, or asthma attack. When this happens, it can be difficult for your child to breathe. Asthma flares can range from minor to life-threatening.
Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis. It refers to joint pain or joint disease. Osteoarthritis affects tissue that covers the ends of bones in joints (cartilage). Cartilage acts as a cushion between the bones and helps them move smoothly. Osteoarthritis occurs when cartilage in the joints gets worn down. Osteoarthritis is sometimes called "wear and tear" arthritis.
Approximately 50-80% of women had developed low back pain during pregnancy.
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