If you’ve stuck around this blog for any amount of time, you’ll have noticed that I have reviewed a truckload of knives. As a consequence of this devotion to sharp objects, I very frequently find myself with nicks and cuts of all sizes (curse you assisted openers!). Rather than defaulting to using bandages to seal those cuts, I’ve instead… Read More
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While you can have the very best intentions trying to lend a hand by assisting medically with emergencies, being a Good Samaritan unfortunately doesn’t win you enough brownie points to always protect you from the legal pitfalls that can occur because you were just trying to help. It’s unfortunate, that’s for sure, but in this politically correct world… Read More
I recently cut myself pretty deep on the inside of my palm, and even though the cut healed up relatively well and cleanly, I did notice some bruising around the wound channel as it healed. I realized how messed up my wound looked, mostly considering it was a pretty large and reasonably deep cut in the… Read More
The maximum dosage of painkillers that one can safely ingest has been debated back and forth many a time, even by the medical community itself. As with all the first aid articles on this website, this article is not designed to offer professional medical advice, nor should it be seen as a replacement for asking… Read More
Since Advil, Tylenol, and Aspirin are all common pain-relieving medications, it can be pretty confusing remembering all the differences between them. While many will admit they know the three medications don’t all work the same way, not many can say what the differences between them are. Advil, Tylenol, and Aspirin each have a unique function, and a specific kind… Read More