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15 March 2018
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Hypothermia

15 March 2018, Comments: 0

Hypothermia is characterized as having a core body temperature of less than 95 degrees F. Once the body temperature drops, the heart as well […]


13 March 2018
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Catfish sting

13 March 2018, Comments: 0

A catfish sting typically occurs while fishing or bathing, usually by stepping on one or handling the fish after catching one. Remember that both […]


13 February 2018
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Rabies

13 February 2018, Comments: 0

Rabies is considered as a severe condition brought about by a virus. It is generally a disease of animals but can be passed on […]


31 January 2018
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Sea snake bites

31 January 2018, Comments: 0

Sea snake bites can occur by accident either by stepping on it or when fishermen remove them from fishing nets. It is important to […]


29 January 2018
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Summer issues: How to deal with heat stroke

29 January 2018, Comments: 0

Heat stroke is defined as a condition where the cooling mechanism of the body is overpowered by heat. This results to an elevated core […]


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