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Do you know when to call an ambulance?

New research from Edith Cowan University has revealed Australian’s inability to recognise life-threatening situations is placing unnecessary strain on medical first responders. Lead Researcher Dr Brennan Mills and his team polled Australians on 17 different scenarios and asked them wether or not it was appropriate to call triple zero in each one. Dr Mills called… Read More »

Easter Monday 2019: Know History And Significance of the Observance Following Easter Sunday

Easter Monday (Photo Credits: File Photo) The day after Easter Sunday is known as Easter Monday. As Easter 2019 will be celebrated on April 21 this year, April 22 will be observed as Easter Monday. In the Western Christian liturgical calendar, it is the second day of Eastertide and in the Byzantine Rite, it is… Read More »

Fact or Fiction: What to Know About Smoking Cessation and Medications

[embedded content] Español  Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, resulting in more than 480,000 deaths annually. Almost 70 percent of current smokers report wanting to quit smoking, but quitting can be hard and often takes multiple attempts. A variety of FDA-approved medications are… Read More »