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59 Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
Don't dismiss these important cues from your body that could signal huge health problems. Your life may depend on it.
What Does Poison Ivy Look Like?
10 Types of Poison Ivy Treatment You’ll Be Thankful to Know
9 Weird Reasons Your Body Suddenly Feels Swollen
9 Clear Signs You’re About to Faint
17 Hydrogen Peroxide Uses You Never Knew About
4 Dangerous Signs That Your Body Is Overheating—and 4 Ways You’re Making It Worse
No one wants to think about the risks of pretty sunshine, white-sand beaches, or all-day...
7 Ways to Make a DIY Ice Pack
These homemade, doctor-approved ice packs will soothe your aches and keep your your lunches cool....
How to Speed Up Healing So You Can Get Rid of That Nasty Scab
Healing is complicated, but you can speed up healing—and reduce the chances of complications...
11 Silent Signs of Sepsis You Need to Know
Sepsis, or "blood poisoning," is deadly—but it's also tough to diagnose. Learning to recognize...
6 Silent Signs Your Sunburn Is Actually Sun Poisoning
Too much sun can do more than turn your skin red or brown—it can actually make you sick.
How to Treat a Dislocated Shoulder Without a Doctor
Simple ways to pop a shoulder into place without doing more harm than good, according...
9 Signs of an Infected Cut or Scrape You Should Never Ignore
A simple wound, if not treated properly, can quickly turn serious. Here's how to ID...
7 Bug Bites You Should Never, Ever Ignore
Even though most bug bites are just a nuisance, some can be dangerous and escalate...
8 First Aid Tricks ER Doctors Wish You Knew
From how to stem bleeding to the secret of saving a knocked-out tooth, these are...
The Right Way to Stop a Nosebleed
Treating a bloody nose incorrectly can prolong the bleeding and make things worse. Follow these...
Finally! This Is Why Paper Cuts Hurt So Much
Paper is harmless...until it's not.
12 Things That Happen to Your Body When It’s Freezing
When the temperature drops below freezing, the human body uses these incredible mechanisms to try...
Surprising Signs of Hypothermia That Are Too Easy to Miss
On average, 1,300 people die every year in the United States from excessive cold. Know how...
How 2 “Spider Bites” Almost Killed Me
This woman thought the bumps on her shoulder were spider bites. Then the spots turned...
7 Frostbite Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
As the peak of winter approaches, getting to know the symptoms of frostbite is essential....
8 Medical Conditions That Could Be Making You Dizzy
If you've ever stood up quickly and wondered, "Whoa, why am I dizzy?" the answer...
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When You Can’t Get to a Doctor: 10 Medical Procedures You Can Do at Home
A survival medicine specialist’s tricks to treat yourself in the event of an emergency.
11 Ways Winter Can Kill You (Seriously)
Cold weather causes 17 times as many deaths as hot weather, according to a 2015 study of 13...
This Is the Safest Seat in Your Car—It’s Not Where You’d Think
Yes, wearing your seatbelt can save your life in an accident, but so can sitting...
10 Hidden Holiday Dangers to Avoid This Season
These simple bits of advice will help you celebrate the holidays without incident.