Bugs, Bites, and Options

Spring brings longer days, sunshine, greener grass, buds on trees, and bugs. Those pesky black flies and mosquitos start appearing and start biting. Did you know that Health Canada has approved various essential oils as natural bug repellents? So it’s no longer necessary to load up with chemicals if you…

It’s My Passion … because this stuff matters

I guess you could say I live and breathe first aid. It’s been a part of my life for many years and in the past year, I moved to a home where I could have an onsite location for my training.  I don’t expect everyone to be as passionate about…

It’s Not Just About First Aid

When you think about first aid training, you probably think about the basics: Wound care Heart attack Choking Resuscitation But do you think about the training program and the qualifications required by law? Not all courses are created equal.  Life’s Emergency Training is one of only 50 training agencies approved…

Imodium = Methadone?

A popular drug that promises rapid relief from diarrhea is worrying doctors and emergency room staff because of the dangerous high it gives opioid abusers. The over-the-counter medication Imodium, whose main ingredient, loperamide, is an opioid, is cheap and easy to buy at a drugstore. It’s available in bulk at Walmart and Costco. Read…
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