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Bystander Becomes a Hero: Saves a Life with MyMedic First Aid Kit

It was a hot, May afternoon in Alabama. The day was like any other day until Laurie decided to leave work an hour early and drive a different route...

Young Girl Undergoes Open Heart Surgery After Not Receiving Adequate First-Aid

The parents of young girl who had to undergo open heart surgery after scraping her knee have called for better first aid in schools. Abbi Hollan...

Oregon Badass Fights Shark, Gives Himself First Aid (the man, not the shark)

It’s the first thing they tell you – if you’re being attacked, punch the shark in the nose or gills. But during the unpredictable disorder of an at...

Wanna bleed to death? Use your belt as a tourniquet!

I recently read an article on a preparedness website describing how to modify a belt to be a better tourniquet to stop severe bleeding.  While I re...

The Origin of Band-Aids

We know, the first thing you do when you see a TED-Ed video is check to see how long it is. This one is pretty short. It’s the story of how Band-Ai...

Tourniquet Called Lifesaver After Boston Bombing

As people lay badly bleeding in the smoke of the Boston Marathon bombings, rescuers immediately turned to a millennia-old medical device to save t...

Doctors Urge Americans To Learn Tourniquet Use

America’s doctors are recommending cops, firefighters and the general public be trained to use a highly effective and simple technique to stop blee...