January 2017 - Page 2 of 4 - Toronto First Aid

19 January 2017
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What is chickenpox?

19 January 2017, Comments: 0

Chickenpox is a transmittable condition that results to an itchy rash and reddened spots or blisters all over the body. It can trigger issues […]


19 January 2017
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Injury to the calf muscle

19 January 2017, Comments: 0

The calf muscle is comprised of 2 muscles – gastrocnemius and soleus muscle. The calf muscle can end up damaged if they are overly […]


19 January 2017
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Diverticulitis

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Diverticulitis involves the formation of pouches in the colon wall that become infected or inflamed. This condition can cause intense pain. Doctors are not […]


14 January 2017
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Head wounds: How to control bleeding

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Minor head wounds often bleed significantly due to the abundant blood vessels close to the skin surface in the face and scalp. Even though […]


14 January 2017
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Aortic valve stenosis

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Aortic valve stenosis involves narrowing of the aortic valve. The aortic valve enables the flow of blood from the lower left chamber of the […]