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Head Injuries

Head injuries are one of the leading causes of disability and death in people under 45. They occur as a result of a blow or jolt to the head and can result in permanent or temporary damage to the brain.  What is a traumatic brain injury? When an injury occurs initially, at the moment of…

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The truth about the Heimlich Manoeuvre

Here’s a question to ponder: What do President Ronald Reagan; actors Elizabeth Taylor, Goldie Hawn, Jack Lemmon, Cher, Carrie Fisher, Ellen Barkin, Nicole Kidman and Halle Berry; basketball sportscaster Dick Vitale; famed cookbook writer Joan Nathan; Mayor Ed Koch; and newsman John Chancellor all have in common? Answer: Each choked on food and were saved…

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