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Sunburn: First Aid

If you have been sunburned, you will experience the signs and symptoms of sunburn within a few hours of exposure to the sun. The affected skin will be painful, red, and swollen. In some cases it might blister. You may also have a headache, fever, and nausea. If you have a sunburn Take a cool […]

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Tick Bites: First Aid

Most tick bites are painless and cause only minor signs and symptoms, such as redness, swelling, or a sore on the skin. But some ticks transmit bacteria that cause illnesses, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. In general, to transmit disease most ticks need to be attached for at least 24 hours. To […]

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Spider Bites: First Aid

Most spider bites cause only minor injury. A few spiders can be dangerous. In the United States, these include the black widow spider and the brown recluse spider. To take care of a spider bite: Clean the wound. Use mild soap and water, and apply an antibiotic ointment. Apply a cool compress. Use a cloth […]

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Colorado Becomes First State To Cap Insulin Costs

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