What to Do In a Tsunami

What to Do In a Tsunami

What to Do In a Tsunami A tsunami is a large and long wave caused by volcanic activity or an earthquake. Tsunami’s can be generated by actions across an ocean that trigger a ripple of growing waves. In the open sea, the tsunami’s height and affect are not nearly as...
What to Do In a House Fire

What to Do In a House Fire

What to Do In a House Fire House fires are nothing to take for granted. According to Ready.gov, a house fire can become life-threatening within two minutes and completely engulf a home within five. Fires start for a variety of reasons. Learn to prevent house fires and...
Flu Season is Here: How to Prevent Flu

Flu Season is Here: How to Prevent Flu

Flu Season is Here: How to Prevent Flu We are in peak flu season, with the most prevalent times to get the flu being in the months between December and February. Don’t think you are out of the woods just because you didn’t get sick during peak flu season. With more...
Helping a Choking Adult

Helping a Choking Adult

Choking sometimes called an airway obstruction, is when an object prevents a person from getting the air needed. Back blows are the first step to helping someone dislodge something from their throat followed by abdominal thrusts. Abdominal thrusts are also called the...
Helping a Choking Child

Helping a Choking Child

With a child choking, assess the situation to determine what is causing the obstruction, then proceed with 5 back blows and 5 abdominal thrusts. Perform this on a conscious child similarly to what you would do with an adult only with less force. If the child becomes...
Helping a Choking Infant

Helping a Choking Infant

Dealing with a choking infant requires assessing the situation to determine what is causing the obstruction, then proceed with 5 back blows and 5 chest thrusts. This is to be performed on a conscious child. If the choking infant goes unconscious, begin infant CPR....

Baby Lily Survived Crash Because of Car Seat

Baby Lily Survived Crash Because of Car Seat Most parents look at their first car seat with about the same amount of confusion that they would look at the control panel of the Space Shuttle. Some people find a certified technician to install it, others muddle through...