Month: July 2013

Advances in Managing Childhood Emergencies

Great Strides in Childhood Injuries Prevention Some 20 years ago, childhood injuries occurring at home often result in serious consequences. But recent advances in pediatric emergency care and knowledge of pediatric first aid have significantly improved outcome of common childhood emergencies. It is estimated that around 4.5 million children suffer injuries at home each year. …

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Lactose Intolerance

Also known as Lactose deficiency, lactose intolerance refers to a digestive problem arising when one’s body becomes incapable of digesting lactose. That is, failing to fully digest the milk sugar in dairy products. This condition is usually not perilous although its symptoms can make an individual uncomfortable. Lactase enzyme is commonly produced at the linings …

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