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How Air Pollution (Including Wildfire Smoke) is Affecting our Health

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With the recent wildfires burning uncontrollably in Alberta, we were all forced to inhale the thick and smoky air, making it hard to breath. Chronic exposure to wildfire smoke can have long-term health effects, especially for people with existing respiratory problems, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Air pollution is a big...

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Types of Defibrillators CLEAR!! When thinking of defibrillators, you probably imagine a hospital TV drama that is using the famous paddles to revive someone in cardiac arrest. The doctor shouts ‘clear’ and everyone stands back and waits for the device to work its magic. (Did you know there is actually a lot done incorrectly on...