Back in January, I was cutting the bottom out of a shoebox when instead of cutting the , and got my mom to fish it out. Then an hour and a half later after no real reprieve from the bleeding and gauze I was replacing every 10 minutes, I gave in and went to the hospital.Three stitches later in the emergency department, it was only a few days later that we had a real first aid kit in the house.
Did you know that your pharmacist does a lot more than just fill your prescriptions for medication? While the responsibilities of pharmacists vary from state to state in the US (and province to province in Canada), pharmacists have special training to do a lot of things to help you manage your health. Here are just … Continue reading “The Many Roles of Your Pharmacist in Your Health!”
Whether you loved it or hated it as a kid, gym or physical education class is an important part of a kid’s education. That doesn’t mean, though, that for kids with certain medical conditions, that gym class or after-school sports isn’t a bit higher-risk than for other kids. Here are some steps to take if … Continue reading “Steps to Safety in Gym Class and Sports for Kids”
Back in January, I was cutting the bottom out of a shoebox when instead of cutting the shoebox, I managed to slice my middle finger open with the scissors I was holding. At first, nothing happened. Then, as I walked towards the Kleenex box just in case, it started bleeding. I walked down the hall … Continue reading “Stock Up! How Prepared is your First Aid Kit?”