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First Aid Guide for Food Poisoning and Prevention

Consuming food that is contaminated usually leads to food poisoning. The toxins responsible for the condition are: Parasites, bacteria, infectious organisms and viruses. These toxins find their way to the food during production and/or processing. Poisoning may also take place at home when food is cooked incorrectly or handled with little regard to proper hygiene. For mild cases, the condition resolves itsel ...

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – What You Need to Know

It is important for family members, friends and spouses to learn all they can about carbon monoxide poisoning. The information can be the major determinant of a life and death situation. One must be aware, supportive, patient and understanding when dealing with survivors of such poisoning. Although some survivors may appear normal, there are usually other subtle symptoms that may cause severe, long term eff ...

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