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First Aid and Safety

From treating minor cuts and burns to reacting to a heart attack, get information you need to address first aid concerns - and perhaps even save a life.
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An Overview of Hyponatremia
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What Is an Adrenal Crisis?
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Hypovolemia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
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How to Make Your Own Disinfectant Bleach Solution
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Why a Tourniquet Is the Most Important Thing in Your First Aid Kit
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Discover How and When You Should Use Chest Seals
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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: What's the Difference?
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Sorting Out the Causes of Dizziness
Twisted ankle
What Are Soft Tissue Injuries?
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Signs and Symptoms of Shock
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Why Do People Pass Out?
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How to Recognize and Treat Cold Sweats
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How to Treat a Smashed Finger
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The Differences Between Motrin, Aleve, Tylenol, and Aspirin
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Injured? This Is When You Should Be Using a Compression Bandage
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Can you get certified in CPR while sitting on your couch?
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Learn About the Most Common Hoverboard Injuries
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How the American Heart Association Rearranged CPR
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Common Causes of Sudden Cardiac Arrest
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Cardiac Arrest: How to Tell If Someone Needs CPR
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How to Treat and Prevent Skin Tears
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Full Body Inflammation Is Known as a Systemic Reaction
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What Could Happen If You Don't Do CPR When You Are Certified?
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Recovery Position in First Aid Treatment
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How to Stop a Bloody Nose the Right Way
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When the Emergency Room Isn't the Best Option
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How to Safely Treat Diarrhea
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How Doctors Define Whether You're Really Unconscious
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How to Apply Pressure Dressings
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What Should You Do If You Feel Like Throwing Up?
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What to Know Before You Get Your Ears Pierced
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5 Steps to Dress a Wound
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Learn About the 3 Medical Meanings of Shock in the Medical World
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How to Treat an Impaled Object
What Could Happen If You Take Someone Else's Antibiotics?
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The 7 Best Nail Clippers of 2021
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When to Go to the ER for Your Eyes
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The Causes and Treatment of Generalized Weakness in Seniors
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Do Patients With a Head Injury Have to Stay Awake?
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Can You Tell If an Intoxicated Patient Is Sick or Just Drunk?
Toddler Holds Foot and Toes after Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease
How to Treat Rug Burns Depending on Their Severity
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What First Aid Really Means
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Understanding Mechanisms of Injury Helps Determine Severity of Trauma
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6 Ways Spring Cleaning Could Kill You
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Can You Do CPR If You Are Not Certified?
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Learn About the Medical Causes and the Treatment of Confusion
Elevate Your Understanding of QLAC Laddering Strategies
Choosing and Maintaining Ladders for Safety
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Household Items That Can Kill You or Make You Sick
Man performing the Heimlich manoeuvre on a choking woman.
Are You Prepared to Prevent and Treat Choking?
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How to Safely Use an AED to Avoid Shocking a Conscious Patient
cardiac arrest in the rain
How Long Does Brain Activity Last After Cardiac Arrest?
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Be Prepared and Light a Safe Home Fireworks Display
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Learn What There Is to Understand About Cells, Tissues, and Organs
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What Causes Lightheadedness and Should You Worry?
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The Difference Between V-Fib and Cardiac Arrest
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The Toxic Fumes Created From Mixing Bleach and Ammonia Can Kill You
Human Blood Transfusion in Boston
How Blood Typing Compatibility Is Important for Transfusions
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Do You Know When It Is Okay to Stop CPR?
Chest compressions
What Do CPR Chest Compressions Do?
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Learn the Symptoms of Rat Poisoning and How to Treat Them