Home > Medical > First aid > Health tips Health tips All sections in First Aid » About First Aid » Bites and Stings » Breathing Emergencies » Burns » Crime » Drowning » Eye Injuries » FAqs » Head & Spinal Injuries » Health Tips » Heat Emergencies & Hypothermia » Multimedia » First Aid News » Real-life Story » Removing Foreign Objects » Safety First » Shock » Medical Emergencies » Sprains, Fractures and Dislocations » The Basics » Unconsciousness » Wounds & Bleeding Be watersafe It is estimated that more than one child drowns in South Africa every day. There are things you can do to protect your child from drowning. Centrum tip - What to do if someone has a seizure A seizure is an uncontrolled burst of activity in the brain. The essential home first aid kit Every household should have a well-stocked first aid kit. You can buy one from organisations such as St John’s Ambulance, or you can make up your own. Assess Am I at risk of a stroke? » Join Parenting Forum » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Would you survive disaster? » Vinnie Jones' hard and fast hands-only CPR Breathe for me Centrum tip - Safe candle burning Romantic dinners, holiday decorations and powercuts all demand the use of candles. But candles can still be dangerous, and are sometimes disregarded as fire hazards. Centrum tip - The danger signs of a lesion Exposure to sunlight can increase your risk of developing one or more of the three types of skin cancer. Centrum tip - Sore throat solutions Have a sore throat? Luckily, there are quite a few simple home remedies that can bring relief. Centrum tip - Pepper spray prank Pepper spray is used in riot control and for personal self-defence. It's a non-lethal chemical agent that can be sprayed into an attacker's face or into the air. Centrum tip - Doctor that sore throat away During this time of the year, a sore throat is an extremely common complaint. Centrum tip - Tips to prevent drowning Sadly hundreds of South Africans are victims of drowning each year. In most cases, drowning could have been prevented if simple safety precautions were taken. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.