Beach Safety 101

Beach Safety 101

A day at the beach can quickly turn disastrous if you don’t take proper safety precautions. Beachgoers can keep themselves out of harm’s way by following a few simple rules. Here are some general safety tips for almost every beach.   Check the Weather...
Essential Oils: What You Need to Know

Essential Oils: What You Need to Know

For some time now, the topic of essential oils has been blowing up all over the internet. There are many people suggesting oil uses and possible treatments for illnesses with the help of essential oils. There are also a lot of sites that sell essential oils. So, what...
What to Do During a Power Outage

What to Do During a Power Outage

Power outages are a surprisingly common occurrence due to grid failures, old infrastructure, and extreme weather. My experience in emergency medicine has brought me face-to-face with many power outages and assisting individuals that are in the midst of one. Although...
At Home Care for an Asthma Attack

At Home Care for an Asthma Attack

In my experience working as a paramedic, I have occasionally come across asthma attacks. Asthma is a chronic lung disease that makes it difficult to move air in and out of one’s lungs. This is because the airways in the lungs are inflamed or swollen, which can...