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December First Aid Kit Contest

December First Aid Kit Contest

December 02, 2016

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How to Survive an Earthquake: Your 60-Second Guide

How to Survive an Earthquake: Your 60-Second Guide

November 09, 2016

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Shark Attack First Aid

Shark Attack First Aid

November 08, 2016

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Deadly Snake Venom Being Used To Make Insanely Strong Non-Narcotic Painkiller

Deadly Snake Venom Being Used To Make Insanely Strong Non-Narcotic Painkiller

November 06, 2016

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How to Treat a Bee Sting

How to Treat a Bee Sting

October 14, 2016

 

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9 Ways to Not Get Attacked by a Bear

9 Ways to Not Get Attacked by a Bear

October 12, 2016

Getting killed sucks... but getting killed by a bear is the suckiest - Bears are making a comeback across North America, and here's what you need to know if you cross paths with one...

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Instructional First Aid Blanket Designed to Help Anyone Save a Person's Life

Instructional First Aid Blanket Designed to Help Anyone Save a Person's Life

September 19, 2016 3 Comments

 

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15 Curious Quack Remedies From the Age of Patent Medicine

15 Curious Quack Remedies From the Age of Patent Medicine

September 19, 2016

Traveling salesmen and pharmacies packed with colorful bottles claimed to have all the medical cures for what ailed you in the 19th century, although the contents of their remedies were more likely to be opiates or snake oil than any scientifically sound healing...

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The Origin of Band-Aids

The Origin of Band-Aids

September 17, 2016

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San Diego Police Officer Shot In Neck Released From Hospital

San Diego Police Officer Shot In Neck Released From Hospital

August 25, 2016

San Diego Police Officer Wade Irwin, who was shot in the neck last month during a shootout that left his partner dead...

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The Cost Of Saving Your Child's Life Has Gotten A Lot More Expensive

The Cost Of Saving Your Child's Life Has Gotten A Lot More Expensive

August 23, 2016

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Injured Soldiers Change Surgeon's Life

Injured Soldiers Change Surgeon's Life

August 11, 2016 1 Comment

When Dr. Terry R. Sullivan volunteered for a two-week stint as a surgeon at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center - the military hospital U.S. soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan are brought to before returning to the States - he saw it as "a small way to serve the country and provide a service that was lacking."

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The New MŪV Water Filter Is A Game Changer

The New MŪV Water Filter Is A Game Changer

August 08, 2016 1 Comment

 

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5 Things You Must Know About Heat Exhaustion And How To Treat It

5 Things You Must Know About Heat Exhaustion And How To Treat It

July 30, 2016

 

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Mark Wahlberg and MyMedic Add Support To Veterans Charity Ride

Mark Wahlberg and MyMedic Add Support To Veterans Charity Ride

July 27, 2016

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The Mauling: a true story of surviving a bear attack

The Mauling: a true story of surviving a bear attack

July 27, 2016

 

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Trapped: The Real Story of Aron Ralston

Trapped: The Real Story of Aron Ralston

July 25, 2016

 

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Teen Watched Her Grandparents Die and then Did the Impossible

Teen Watched Her Grandparents Die and then Did the Impossible

July 25, 2016

 

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Trapped Father Survives With Help of Phone App

Trapped Father Survives With Help of Phone App

July 25, 2016

 

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Search and Rescue Save Disoriented Hiker In Utah

Search and Rescue Save Disoriented Hiker In Utah

July 25, 2016

 

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Tourniquet Called Lifesaver After Boston Bombing

Tourniquet Called Lifesaver After Boston Bombing

July 25, 2016

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Doctors Urge Americans To Learn Tourniquet Use

Doctors Urge Americans To Learn Tourniquet Use

July 24, 2016

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9 Tips for Avoiding and Treating Tick Bites

9 Tips for Avoiding and Treating Tick Bites

July 15, 2016

 

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Learning Wilderness First Aid

Learning Wilderness First Aid

July 15, 2016 1 Comment

 

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Canada May Soon Find New Search-and-Rescue Aircraft Fleet

Canada May Soon Find New Search-and-Rescue Aircraft Fleet

July 10, 2016

 

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Maybe I'm The Weird One...?

Maybe I'm The Weird One...?

July 07, 2016

 

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When You Dial 911 and Wall Street Answers

When You Dial 911 and Wall Street Answers

July 01, 2016

Since the 2008 financial crisis, private equity firms have increasingly taken over public services like emergency care and firefighting, often with dire effects...

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How to Remove a Tick: An Illustrated Guide

How to Remove a Tick: An Illustrated Guide

June 29, 2016

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How To Treat A Jellyfish Sting

How To Treat A Jellyfish Sting

June 24, 2016 1 Comment

Perhaps the most harmless looking creature on the planet, jellyfish make up for their puffy appearance and cloud-like demeanor with a fierce arsenal of pain... 

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Saving Lives On Mount Everest

Saving Lives On Mount Everest

June 12, 2016

Following two years of tragedy on Everest that saw climbing seasons cut short, a dedicated rescue team has been stationed on the mountain for the very first time...

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The Chance a Stranger Helps You in a Medical Emergency Is Depressingly Low

The Chance a Stranger Helps You in a Medical Emergency Is Depressingly Low

April 26, 2016

We imagine a public medical emergency looking like a scenario from a CPR class video...

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Bleeding, Broken, and Bruised: Wilderness First Aid

Bleeding, Broken, and Bruised: Wilderness First Aid

April 24, 2016 2 Comments

Last weekend, I joined REI and the National Outdoor Leadership School ( NOLS ) to obtain Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification. WFA certification requires 16 hours of instruction over the course of two days and includes both classroom and practical training. It was exhausting, daunting, and fun. It also reiterates that your best friend on the trail is common sense.

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4 Common Injuries in a Workshop and What to Do About Them

4 Common Injuries in a Workshop and What to Do About Them

April 24, 2016

No matter how safe we intend to be, and how many precautions we take in our workshops, accidents will still occur. It’s inevitable. It’s why we keep our first aid kits stocked, and keep a phone handy...

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Brush Up On Basics for Pet First Aid Awareness Month

Brush Up On Basics for Pet First Aid Awareness Month

April 24, 2016

Having a new dog who frequents the emergency vet has got me thinking a lot about how we respond to pet health crises. When a pet is bleeding...

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Special Medical Training Gives Police Officers First Aid On Steroids

Special Medical Training Gives Police Officers First Aid On Steroids

April 24, 2016

California City recently hosted specialized trauma medical training for several law enforcement agencies to deal with medical emergencies during the first critical minutes after life-threatening injuries...

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States Seek Ways To Regulate Steep Cost of Air Ambulance

States Seek Ways To Regulate Steep Cost of Air Ambulance

April 19, 2016

The first time Jason Ebert needed an air ambulance, it saved his life. The second time, it nearly broke the bank...

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