Month: May 2013

Battling Stress Syndrome for First Aiders and Emergency Care Providers

As first aid and emergency care providers, you can expect to be exposed to various traumatic events while providing care to victims. Exposure to these events increases the risk of developing stress syndrome or post-traumatic stress and its long-term problems. It is normal and healthy for a person to experience psychological and physical distress in …

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Bedbugs

Bedbugs tend to bite exposed regions of the skin to feed on a person’s blood.  A pesticide called DDT was used to eradicate bedbugs from developed nations of the world; however, the pesticide was later banned due to its high toxicity. Due to the increase in international travel, bedbugs have become a common problem in …

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