USA’s Worst Daycare Facility?

The Cottage Grove Police Department received a tip that a woman was running an unlicensed daycare in the St. Paul suburb. A check with sitter.com found one “Megan M” offering childcare services. The cops obtained a search warrant. More…...

TOURNIQUETS USE IN FIRST AID, NOW STANDARD

Recently, the recommended guidelines for using tourniquets for heavy bleeding have changed to much more in favor of using them. Much of this change has come about because of their increased use by the military in recent U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq...

Concussion Treatment

Initial treatment for a concussion is simple bed rest, both mental and physical, which allows the brain time to heal. Sometimes the patient is asked to stay in a darkened room with No music, NoTV, No video games, No visitors, No phone calls, No texting, No reading....

How to Treat a Sprained Ankle

If you have an ankle sprain it is important to act quickly. Many bad sprains can take longer to heal than a broken bone. The recommended treatment is to follow the R.I.C.E treatment protocol (Rest, Ice. Compression, Elevation) and stop any activity and protect the...

Stopping a Nosebleed

A nosebleed is when blood flows from the nose. It’s normally caused when tiny blood vessels inside the nostrils are ruptured. Common causes of nosebleeds include being hit in the nose, sneezing, picking or blowing the nose, high blood pressure and anti-clotting...
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