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Brrr! How to recognize and treat hypothermia!

  • Feb 01, 2018

Living in New York means enduring harsh winters, including snow, freezing wind and icy sidewalks. To protect yourself from serious injury, it's important to recognize the signs and symptoms of HYPOTHERMIA. ...

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Healing Head Trauma: How to Spot a Concussion

  • Dec 18, 2017

A concussion is a common type of brain injury that involves temporary loss of brain function. Concussions can occur from any injury to the head. The injury may be minor (a small bump) or something more significant like a baseball strike to the head. Many people who experience a co ...

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Severe Bleeding: How to Use a Tourniquet

  • Oct 31, 2017

While most bleeding can be treated with direct firm pressure using gauze or cloth, sometimes severe bleeding can only be stopped by using a tourniquet. A tourniquet is a device placed around an arm or leg to constrict blood vessels and stop blood f ...

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Why Should I Purchase An AED?

  • Jul 31, 2017

Each year, over 350,000 Americans die from Sudden Cardiac Arrest outside of a hospital. Cardiac arrest is a condition in which someone’s heart suddenly stops beating effectively. ...

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Don't Use Butter! How to Safely Treat Burns.

  • Jul 19, 2017

Sunday afternoon--- A curious toddler waddles into the kitchen, attracted by the smell of fresh homemade cooking. His wandering eyes fixate on the oven and the luring pot of bubbling liquid perched precariously on the edge of the stove-top. He makes a beeline for the pot han ...

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