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Ahmed Raza Wilderness first aid is the knowledge and ability to effectively address injuries, illnesses, or emergencies outside of modern facilities, out in the wild. Skills include knowing how to dress a wound, treat a burn or bite, or set an injured limb. These are importa...

The health insurance landscape has changed considerably in the past few years, and now, many people are confused as to how to choose the best plan for their needs. The centralized government insurance exchange helps people to be able to see a variety of providers in one place, but it can be difficult fo...

When a parent is diagnosed with a terminal illness, this new situation will affect the entire family, especially the children. In these cases, a few of the main concerns are how, when, and if this news should be shared with the children. It is normal for parents to want to protect their child, but hidin...

Anyone who has worked around cardiac patients have a humorous story to tell about their conversations with patients regarding sex. They usually sound something like;“Uh, my wife wanted me to ask you something.”“What can I help you with?”“Um, um, when can I resume, you know, normal activity?”“What type o...

Yes, yes, and yes!Not only can you safely exercise with hypertension, but you also *NEED* to exercise with hypertension. Exercise on a regular basis helps to keep us healthy overall. With regular physical activity, the heart becomes stronger, therefore, it takes less effort to pump which reduces force o...

Nothing was ever more frightening for me than losing my Dad to a heart attack and seeing my Mom go through the loss. It was devastating and I have committed my life to help people learn about this. I’ve asked myself what steps would need to be taken if the unthinkable occurred to myself or to another me...

The best sources for finding a great heart doctor are reputable magazines and their accompanying sites like U.S. News and World Report https://health.usnews.com or the Research Now Group https://www.researchnow.com/. But to find a great doctor for yourself, the best practices are to ask friends and fami...

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, which is commonly known by its acronym CPR, is a form of basic life support that is applied during a life-threatening emergency. Situations that call for CPR include cardiac arrest, near-drowning incidents, suffocation, or any in which a person is not breathing.