CPR/AED/First Aid Class CPR and First Aid are skills that save lives. Lil’Bug Studio and An Ounce of Prevention are proud to announce a partnership to help provide a community CPR/AED/First Aid training opportunity. Lil’Bug Studio is opening their doors and hosting a CPR/AED/First Aid class, taught by Marlo Holloway on Monday, March 13 from Continue Reading
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Safe and Legal Sharps Disposal By Marlo Holloway Earlier this month, the SODO BIA sponsored a community education event in conjunction with An Ounce of Prevention on the topic of Safe and legal Sharps Disposal. The class was hosted in SODO at one of our local businesses, Second Use. This class was a response to the Continue Reading
Choking is defined as the inability to breathe because the trachea is blocked, constricted, or swollen shut. When a person is choking air is not reaching the lungs. Choking is a Medical Emergency If the airway cannot be cleared, the person choking will soon die. According to the National Safety Council, around 4,800 people die Continue Reading
Allergic reactions can be alarming. Reactions to food and drugs can range from mild, with hives or a rash, vomiting and diarrhea to severe and life threatening respiratory distress. Allergic reactions are the result of a chain reaction, beginning in your immune system. Your immune system keeps you healthy by fighting off infections and other Continue Reading
Broken bones and sprains: what’s the difference? A sprain is a twisting or wrenching of the ligaments of a joint. A sprain will cause pain and swelling without dislocation. Broken bones are also referred to as a fracture. Any crack in a bone is a fracture. There are different types of fractures, from a stress Continue Reading
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