Smoke Inhalation – Part 1

The number one cause of death related to fires is smoke inhalation. An estimated 50-80% of fire deaths are the result of smoke inhalation injuries rather than burns.  Smoke inhalation occurs when you breathe in the products of combustion during a fire. Combustion results from the rapid breakdown of a substance by heat (more commonly […]

Tips to Aid With Asthma

More than 25 million people in the United States are known to have asthma, of that 7 million are children.  Asthma causes breathing airways, which are like tubes that carry air into and out of the lungs, to become inflamed and narrow.  This causes the sufferer recurring periods of wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath […]