Archive | July, 2013

Natural Disasters and Emergency Response

Natural disasters often lead to mass injuries and even casualties. Natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes and tornadoes can occur anywhere and anytime. In many cases, adequate preparation and early planning¬† prior to such natural calamities are the best-laid foundation in combating natural disasters. In the event of natural disasters, loss […]

First Aid For Eye Injuries

Knowing how to provide first aid for eye injuries can help prevent possible irritation, further injury or even blindness. The eyes are among the most delicate external organs of the body. Like other sensory organs, the eyes play a crucial role in interpreting the environment. We use the eyes for almost anything we do. It […]


Melanoma is a condition of the skin in which the melanocytes becomes a malignant tumor. The melanin, which is produced by the melanocytes, is responsible for the color of the skin. These cells are commonly found on skin but are also found in other parts of the body like bowel and the eye. Melanoma can […]