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Accidents and injuries

Injuries can be caused by small incidents to major accidents. Learn about causes, symptoms and treatments, as well as how to be prepared with a good first aid kit.

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Dealing with life events

Life events such as accidents, a death and relationships can cause stress, but even happy events such as planning a wedding can make you feel down.

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What causes falls?

The natural ageing process often places older adults at an increased risk of having a fall. Find out the general causes of a fall.

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Prevention of accidents caused by objects in the eye, nose and ears

Accidents caused by sticking objects into their eyes, noses or ears are most common with children. These may be prevented if children are taught not to stick objects their, and also are given age appropriate toys to play with.

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Head injuries

The most common causes of head injuries are falls, assaults and car accidents. Find out more about the symptoms and treatments here.

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Knee injuries

There are two general kinds of knee problems: mechanical and inflammatory. Find out more about knee injuries as a result of accidents or illness.

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Red Nose Safe Sleeping App

The Red Nose Safe Sleeping app gives information on how to sleep baby safely and reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome and fatal sleeping accidents.

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Top 7 tips for safe drinking

Drinking can be fun, let’s be honest. But too much can lead to accidents, embarrassment and health problems. Follow this advice to drink safely.

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Looking after a sick child

Find out how to best care for your child, make things easier for yourself and deal with minor accidents, plus where to go for expert help.

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Agnosia

Agnosia is a rare condition caused by brain damage due to a stroke, accident, tumour or dementia. People with agnosia may have difficulty recognising objects, people, sounds or smells. Learn more here.

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