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How to treat dehydration

How to treat dehydration

Dehydration occurs when you lose a lot more fluid than you’re taking in. Without sufficient water and other fluids, the body breaks down at the cellular level and can’t perform its normal function. Dehydration is a potentially serious medical condition that can crop up when you don’t drink enough fluid on a hot day outdoors […]

What does the flying squad do?

What does the flying squad do?

South Africa’s 30 Flying Squad units are the rapid response solution to violent, severe or priority crimes in progress. Based in the country’s most populous, the Flying Squad’s elite units serve as force multipliers to support police stations and other units in their designated areas. Their primary purpose is to react in life-threatening situations, but […]

When to call Animal Control!

When to call Animal Control!

Animals are a joy to have around. Pets can be your best friend and make your home warm and inviting. Unfortunately, stray cats and dogs can wreak havoc in the neighbourhood; tossing over bins, scavenging for food and ‘doing their business’ everywhere and anywhere. But what do you do when this happens? Approaching a wild […]

The dangers of prescription drugs

The dangers of prescription drugs

When most people speak of drug use and drug addiction, they are usually referring to illegal narcotics such as methamphetamines, heroin and cocaine. Yes, these are rightfully villainised as dangerous and detrimental to health and general well-being, but many drug addicts are in fact addicted to prescription meds; and the problem is bigger than you […]

Man-made disasters

Man-made disasters

Most people who live in high natural disaster-prone areas usually have emergency kits and contingency plans for when these ‘hand of God’ events hit. Man-made disasters can strike anywhere, and can also cause extensive damage. Here are some devastating man-made disasters, which cause significant damage when they happened. What are man-made disasters? The definition of […]

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