Stroke is the third most common cause of death and the main cause of adult disability worldwide. Therefore, it is extremely important to know how to identify the first signs of a stroke in order to minimize the damage.
Be a B.A.D.A.S.S. parent. Learn emergency first aid survival skills like how to respond to choking, cuts, poison, burns, bites, broken bones, allergies, concussions, and getting help. Parent 911.
Nearly every homeowner fears bed bugs and fleas. Not only are they hard to get rid of, but they also can be dangerous to you and your pets. Do you know how to tell the difference between the two?
Everything you need to know about the bites of wolf spiders (also referred as the ground or hunting spider).
Carbon monoxide in the environment can be dangerous. Carbon monoxide made in tiny amounts inside the body has important functions and might one day be used as a medicine.
Kaolin and zeolite are minerals that can be very useful in first aid. They help to stop bleeding by aiding the blood-clotting process while a person waits for medical treatment.
Brominated vegetable oil or BVO is added to some soft drinks. Bromine is also found in some flame retardants. The chemical is toxic under certain conditions.
Bed bug, mosquito, flea, and other bites sometimes look similar, but have characteristic differences. For example, the differentiation between ivy rashes and bug bites is more pronounced than between some bug bites. Dig to the root of the problem with rash identification.
This article covers symptoms, reactions, and treatments for a bee sting to the eyelid, including photos of the stages of healing.
Learning how to tie knots is essential for emergency and disaster situations. It's a skill that many take for granted.
Learn some helpful first aid tips to treat mishaps with common household chemicals.
Did you get stung or bitten by fire ants? Fire ant bites are itchy and painful due to the fact that they're a bite and a sting all in one. Read here about treatment tips and home remedies.
BPA is a compound found in plastics. Whether it's a bottle of water, a lid for coffee cups, a pre-packaged salad container or just that huge jug of water on the water cooler, it seems that we encounter many plastic products every day.