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Sting Treatment and Prevention

Animals have evolved to develop the functions they need to survive. That includes tools to help them hunt and defend themselves when necessary. An animal sting is an example of that evolutionary trait. An animal will use its instincts on when to use its sting or bite against something. They will attack prey if they […]

The Symptoms and Treatment for Hernia

Developing a hernia is quite common. According to studies, 27% of men will develop this at some point in their lives. Interestingly, only an estimated 3% of women will experience this. The condition is also common in those with lower body mass index. If you are diagnosed with a hernia, it is crucial to get […]

What to Do with Back Pain

Anyone who has experienced back pain knows that it is not a joke. Your back is composed of your spine and several muscle groups that support your entire body while standing or sitting down. If something goes wrong with your back, you will lose your mobility. In some cases, people even miss work because of […]

First Aid Treatment for Accidental Poisoning

Did you know that two to four million accidental poisonings are reported each year in the United States? Over 90% of the reported incidents happen at home. Health officials regularly consult poison control centers around the country about different cases and substances. Poisoning occurs when a person ingests substances that can cause harm to the […]

Appendicitis Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery

Most of your body’s organs have well-known uses, but that’s not the case with the appendix. Some believe that your body stores good bacteria inside it to lessen the severity of gastrointestinal illness, however that’s just a theory at this point. One area in which medical experts do agree on when it comes to appendicitis […]