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First aid and safety

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How to protect kids from extreme heat
Follow these simple tips to keep children cool and smiling this season.

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How to Prepare for Extreme Heat This Summer
Researchers warn the trend toward hotter summers will continue with climate change. Learn about the ...

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Do You Know These 7 Lifesaving Emergency Tips?
Understanding how to respond in a crisis could help you save a life.

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6 Ways to Weather a Natural Disaster
You can't stop them, but you might be able to plan for them.

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Treatment Options for Dupuytren's Contracture
Learn the most common—and successful—treatments for this hand disease.

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Bug Bite Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Most insect bites are relatively harmless, but some need medical attention. Learn to spot these sign...

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Tornado Preparedness: Your Guide to Staying Safe During a Tornado
Tornadoes are both a wonder and a danger. Here's how to stay protected.

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Natural Mosquito Repellents That Really Work
Find out how to ward off mosquitoes without exposing your skin to harsh chemicals.

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How to prevent falls: the top cause of deadly injury among older adults
These accidents lead to injury, disability, and even death. Here’s how to protect your loved ones.

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Home Remedies That Can Land You in the ER
Skip these DIY treatments and see a medical professional.