First Aid & Safety
Negative Reaction to a Horsefly Bite: My Recovery Experience
Horsefly bites are painful and can take many days and even weeks to heal fully. Read about my recent experience.
My Story: What to Do If You're Stung by a Scorpionfish or Lionfish (With Photos)
The scorpion fish and lionfish are from the same venomous family of fish. I'd never heard of them until one day when I had the misfortune of stepping on one whilst on holiday in Greece.
Personal Recommendations on How to Care for a Foot Blister
It's time to break out hiking boots and sandals! When they rub in the wrong places, do you know how to treat the blisters that form on your feet?
Tips for Parents: Essential Elements to Include in a First Aid Kit
Find out which supplies you need to make a proper first aid kit. This essential supply list, as well as other helpful tips, will help prepare you for that unexpected emergency.
What to Do If You Accidentally Drink Kerosene: It Happened to Me
Kerosene is toxic and is very dangerous if ingested. This is the story of how the author accidentally drank kerosene as a child.
Bullseye Rashes: Ringworm and Lyme Disease Differences and My Diagnosis
Ringworm and Lyme disease are two very different conditions that can both cause red ring-shaped rashes. Here's how you and your doctor can tell these two rashes apart.