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How to Treat a Jellyfish Sting

You should know how to treat a jellyfish sting. Contrary to popular belief, you should never urinate on a jellyfish sting. This will just make the problem worse, as does washing the sting with fresh water without prior treatment.  You should also not try to put ice on it before properly treating the area, which is sometimes people’s initial inclination […]

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What to Do if You See Someone Having a Seizure

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You should know what to do if you see someone having a seizure. Not all seizures result in a person jerking about uncontrollably.  With many seizures, the person may simply smack their lips, seem to be oblivious to their surroundings, wander around mindlessly, stare off into space, or the like.  In these cases, there is often little to be done.  […]

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