2016-04-28T11:05:05ZBroken ankles are very painful and rarely life-threatening. Learn how to recognize and treat a broken ankle.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZTake a true-false quiz to test your knowledge on first aid basics.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZSeizures are complicated and come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can affect the whole body (generalized) or just part of it (partial).
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZIt is important to be properly prepared to perform infant CPR in the case of an emergency. Learn steps and tips to properly perform infant CPR.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZEMS in the United States is pieced together from various state and local regulations, sometimes differing between neighboring municipalities.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZChest pain is one of a few medical complaints that always need emergency medical care, and should never be seen at a doctor's office.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZHypoglycemia is the most common emergency condition for victims of diabetes. Hypoglycemia is easily treated, but can lead to coma or even death if untreated.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZBrain attack or AMI? Whatever terms you use, one is in the brain and the other is in the heart. Learn the difference between a heart attack and a stroke.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZA heart attack is a deeply personal crisis and the exact way in which they occur can be different for every victim. Thus, they can be difficult to detect.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZTraditional CPR steps include rescue breathing. The process includes opening the victim's airway and blowing air into the lungs. It sounds simple, but opening the airway can be tricky sometimes. What happens, then, if the chest doesn't rise during a rescue breath?
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZWhat's going on if your finger is bent at the last joint and won't straighten all the way out? Learn about the condition known as mallet finger.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZThere is no substitute for proper CPR training. However, emergencies wait for no one. Use these steps to provide CPR to children 1 to 8 years old.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZStroke is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. Timely recognition of the signs of a stroke could be the difference between life and death.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZThe first indicator that something was wrong was the bad case of indigestion Melissa felt after lunch.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZHeat rash treatment depends on which type it is: friction rash or prickly heat.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZIt's possible to get frostbite when using an ice pack, if you don't do it properly. Ice properly and you shouldn't get burned.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZPuncture wounds can be serious if deep enough. The most important considerations are bleeding control and infection.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZThe treatments for shortness of breath are specific for each cause. In many cases, the only way to treat shortness of breath is to call 911.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZHeart attacks have long been thought to look different in men vs women, but is that true? If it is true, does it even matter?
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZThese simple injuries can be treated at home with little more than an adhesive bandage and some soap.
2016-04-28T11:05:05ZInsulin shock and diabetic coma have no basis in common sense--unless you're an endocrinologist.