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Sing-a-long First Aid for Kids: RICE it!

Sing-a-long with Arwen & Skully the Skeleton to learn about what to do when you get a boo-boo.

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Stranded? 10 expert tips to keep you safe

How often do you travel more than 20 miles by car? Are you taking your family to a relative’s house for dinner? Going to a concert in the city? Spending the weekend in your mountain getaway? Wherever your destination, “preparedness…

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How to save a life: understanding anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis is an extreme allergic reaction experienced by some people with allergies to certain foods (like shellfish and peanuts), insect stings, and latex. Anaphylaxis should be differentiated from a common, non-emergent allergic reaction by the severity and locality of symptoms.

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Natural interventions for Viral Gastroenteritis

Wait…wait! Don’t skip this one right away. You’re probably thinking, what the heck is “viral gastroenteritis” and “why should I care?” Basically, this is really bad diarrhea with vomiting, which are common symptoms of the stomach flu, but it can…

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100% natural first aid kit for your family vacation

I get it – summer vacations are a whirlwind of activity, planning, packing, unpacking, managing schedules, coordinating kiddos and then…a glass of wine before you pass out at the end of the day. The last thing on my mind when…

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Beyond First Aid: Mountain Style

Mountain living has its pros and cons.  On the one hand, we have less traffic and less pollution, on the other hand most of us are a twenty minute drive from any supermarkets, pharmacies and hospitals.  On the one hand…

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