FIRST AID

First aid can be applied in situations like hypothermia, poisonings and bodily injuries. Learn more about how and when to use first aid.
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First Aid

First aid can be applied to save lives situations like hypothermia, choking, poisonings and bodily injuries. Learn about how and when to use first aid.

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    CPR: What You Need to Know

    CPR guidelines have probably changed since you tried to perform it on Resusci Anne. See what's different in this critical first aid technique. See more »

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    Think Fast: Test Your CPR Knowledge

    CPR guidelines have changed over the years. Would you know what to do in an emergency? Test your skills here. See more »

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    Top 10 Items You Should Have in Your Medicine Chest

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  • 6 Tips for the Treatment of a Black Eye

    6 Tips for the Treatment of a Black Eye

    As horrifying as a black eye can look, it is usually nothing that will cause lasting or serious damage. But you still need to care for it properly -- we'll show you how. See more »

  • Brace Yourself

    Brace Yourself

    Braces are commonly used in athletics to prevent or lessen injury, but could they do more harm than good? Learn the truth about the possible dangers of using braces. See more »

  • First Aid

    First Aid

    First aid can be applied to save lives situations like hypothermia, choking, poisonings and bodily injuries. Learn about how and when to use first aid. See more »

  • How to Prevent Cuts From Getting Infected

    How to Prevent Cuts From Getting Infected

    When you have a wound, harmful germs face off against your body's defenders -- white blood cells. A mild cut can sometimes turn into a more sinister infection. Learn more about abscesses, cellulitis, and lymphangitis. See more »

  • Should you use ice or heat to treat an injury?

    Should you use ice or heat to treat an injury?

    Both ice and heat can be beneficial in treating injuries. Follow these guidelines to decide when to utilize each and how to use ice and heat properly to effectively soothe pain and reduce swelling after an injury. See more »

  • The Buzz on Insect Stings

    The Buzz on Insect Stings

    If you're looking for information about insect bites that sting, then check out what we have gathered for you here in this article. See more »

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