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Recently, as I stood in the checkout line at my local grocery store, the unusual sight of an employee running caught my eye. I realised almost immediately that he was rushing to collect the Automated External Defibrillation (AED) device fixed to the wall in front of my lane. I am a Registered Nurse and I knew that the need for the AED meant someone was seriously ill in the store. Sure enough, I looked to my right and an elderly man was unconscious on the ground.

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Baby Shark doo doo doo doo doo doo. Turns out that the pervasive toddler tune about a generation of sea life can do more than drive parents crazy after hearing it for the 28th time today: It can help save a life.

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Whether you’re a university student about to attend their first party, or a grownup with friends who sometimes party a little too hard, it’s good to know what to do when things get out of hand. Here are some of the top tips and skills that can help you help others.

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The cool, glistening waters of public pools are certainly seductive on a hot summer day. But if they're not properly maintained and treated, these public pools spread germs that can cause unpleasant illnesses and ruin the fun. Here's what you need to know to stay safe (and cool) in a public pool.