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Windsor First Aid Classes for Lower Disease Incidence Rates

Even though the prevalence rate of many diseases in Windsor is not the highest in Canada, it is still quite alarming since many of these rates are higher when compared to the prevalence rates in the entire province of Ontario. This is why residents should consider taking Windsor first aid classes in order to manage …

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence: Types, Causes and First Aid Management

Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. It is a common problem that can cause embarrassment. The severity of loss of bladder control can range from mild leakage (infrequent urine leakage) to uncontainable wetting (very abrupt and strong urge to urinate).Urinary incontinence is usually occurs when the muscles involved in urinating, the internal and …

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Swimmer’s Itch First Aid Class

Swimmer’s Itch: Causes, Symptoms and First Aid Management

Swimmer’s itch is a skin rash caused by an allergic reaction to certain microscopic parasites at their larval stage. These parasites are released byinfected snails in both fresh water and salt water, but more common in the former. The parasite’s favored hosts are typically birds or specific mammals, however, when the parasite comes in direct …

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Human immunodeficiency virus is the causative agent of AIDS as determined by the World Health Organization, sets point in the continuum of HIV pathogenesis in which the host has clinically demonstrated profound immune dysfunction to the person afflicted with this severely devastating and detrimental sexually transmitted disease/infection. Since the early 90’s the definition of the human …

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