The American Red Cross defines hypothermia as “the cooling of the body caused by the failure of the body’s warming system.” (1) Hypothermia can lead to death, if untreated! While everyone is at risk of hypothermia, some individuals are more susceptible: (2) The elderly. Children. Individuals with lower body fat. Males because their bodies generally…… Continue reading Hypothermia
**This article is written for children who are unaccompanied by an adult while encountering a water emergency. Some rescue options have been omitted to further ensure the safety of children attempting to perform water rescues.** Never go into the water to help a person or animal who is in distress in the water. A person,…… Continue reading Reach or Throw, Don’t Go!
Tips to recognize and prevent drowning incidents.
i realized tonight it's been almost ten years since her accident ten years since the last time my baby sister spoke to me. ten years since she last called me sissy or mocked me or irritated me with her constant "hey heather hey heather hey heather" ten years since we last chased each other around… Continue reading A sibling message