I've been using a mosquito net for a month. Previously, I was bitten frequently despite using a variety of supposedly effective solutions. In a time of spreading mosquito disease, a net is essential.
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.
Kerosene is toxic and is very dangerous if ingested. This is the story of how the author accidentally drank kerosene as a child.
Do bumblebees sting? How much does it hurt, and is it dangerous? What is the treatment? Can the sting kill a dog or cat?
Australian redback spider bites hurt, and the pain increases with time. Here's my experience, including symptoms and treatment recommended by an expert, as well as how to avoid bites.
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.
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.
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?