First-Aid for Chest Pain

Chest pain can occur for a variety of reasons. Any type of chest pain, however, that lasts for 15 minutes or longer should be taken seriously. As soon as chest pain starts, a careful assessment must be made and paramedics should be called immediately if a heart attack or any type of heart problem...

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How to Treat Blisters

A blister is a bump that is filled with fluid that looks like a bubble. They are commonly formed due to repeated rubbing of the skin against a surface but they can also form when the skin is exposed to heat for an extended period of time. When the skin becomes damaged it starts...

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First-Aid for Asthma Attacks

An asthma attack consists of narrowed airways that are swollen and producing extra mucus. The patient may be wheezing, feel short of breath and may be coughing. The symptoms vary from one person to the next and may also include pain or tightness in the chest. An attack can range from minor to life-threatening....

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A Healthy Heart Starts with a Good Attitude

Putting a smile on your face is good for your heart. While you should definitely continue with your exercise routines and a healthy diet, sporting a positive attitude is definitely a heart-healthy habit. Various studies have shown that positive people have less risk of developing heart disease than people with a glass-half-empty attitude. It’s...

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