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Common Injuries – First Aid Topics For Kids

Parents are all too aware that the moment their kids take the first step, this opens up a whole new world which comes with the risk of accidents. This is what makes it important to know what some of the first aid topics for kids are. Naturally, parents would want to ensure that they are […]

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Medical Response To A Bee Sting

A bee sting can usually trigger an allergic reaction of the body which is often mild and manageable. While these allergic reactions from a bee sting is highly treatable, many die because of anaphylactic reactions caused by the injected venom. Bees and other insects will not usually attack when left alone. But once they are […]

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Wheat Allergy

Wheat allergy refers to the irregular behavior of the body’s immune system caused by protein found in the wheat grain. Wheat allergy is one of the most common food allergies among children, but it can also affect adults. Most children tend to outgrow their allergy to wheat. The signs and symptoms of wheat allergies may […]

Prevent Allergic Reaction This Springtime

Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening emergency that can lead to death if not treated immediately. Learn how to identify signs of anaphylactic reactions and how to provide first aid for anaphylaxis. This spring, as beautiful flowers start to blossom, individuals with asthma and allergy are again concerned about possible recurrence of their symptoms. Although most people […]

Anal Itch Treatment

Vaginal and Anal Itching – ways to reduce itching and irritation caused by a yeast infection or other irritation  [media url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WprNs-oyMwc” width=”600″ height=”400″] Anal itch is characterized by the irritating, itchy feeling around the anus. The anus is the opening through which a person passes feces or stool out of his/her body. There are many […]

Gluten allergy

Grains such as wheat, barley and rye contain a protein called gluten, which is the main binder in bread, and is also found in many other baked products. Apart from gluten, these products may also contain other proteins that may lead to allergies as well. Signs and symptoms Gluten allergy varies amongst individuals. Some of […]