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Haemorrhoids: Causes, Symptoms, Complications, & First Aid Management

Haemorrhoids are painful, swollen and inflamed veins in the lower rectum or the anus, specifically inside the anus or under the skin around the anus. This is a common problem, especially during pregnancy, after childbirth and at old age, but most commonly occurs from straining too much to have a bowel movement. By the age […]

Emergency Preparedness and Response

Emergency preparedness and response is very important in natural disasters as well as terror attacks that involve mass casualties. Health care providers should be properly prepared of potential unconventional threats such as the use of weapons of mass destructions of WMDs. Moreover, health workers, being the primary chain between disaster events and emergency care should […]

Testicular pain

Testicular pain refers to the pain or discomfort a person feels around one or both of his testicles. Pain does not always start and end at the testicles; it may begin at the abdomen or groin and move towards the testicles. There are numerous causes that may contribute to testicle pain. The most minor injuries […]

General Guidelines on Poison Prevention

Poisoning is an ever present risk thus poison prevention should be a year-round task. There are countless household chemicals and substances that can cause poisoning. As a matter of fact, thousands of persons, mostly children, are brought to hospitals each year due to accidental poisoning. However, there are simple things that you can do to […]