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How Safe are DIY Hand Sanitizers?
Health experts don't completely agree, but homemade
is probably not your best option for getting rid of germs. Here's why
10 Most Common Reasons People Call a Poison Control Center
11 Health Gadgets That Could Save Your Life
The Scientific Reason Why Healthy People Faint—and How to Treat Them
The Reason You Should Think Twice Before Charging Your Phone in Bed
59 Health Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
What Does Poison Ivy Look Like?
About 85 percent of people are allergic to this poisonous plant. If you're one of them,...
10 Types of Poison Ivy Treatment You’ll Be Thankful to Know
Get relief from the rash without resorting to drugstore treatments with these natural poison ivy...
9 Weird Reasons Your Body Suddenly Feels Swollen
Face, feet, or even tongue suddenly swollen? Experts share why this happens, what you can...
9 Clear Signs You’re About to Faint
You should never ignore these symptoms of fainting
17 Hydrogen Peroxide Uses You Never Knew About
Keep a bottle in every room of your house to whiten teeth, clean mirrors, prevent stains, and more.
4 Dangerous Signs That Your Body Is Overheating—and 4 Ways You’re Making It Worse
No one wants to think about the risks of pretty sunshine, white-sand beaches, or all-day...
7 Ways to Make a DIY Ice Pack
These homemade, doctor-approved ice packs will soothe your aches and keep your your lunches cool....
How to Speed Up Healing So You Can Get Rid of That Nasty Scab
Healing is complicated, but you can speed up healing—and reduce the chances of complications...
11 Silent Signs of Sepsis You Need to Know
Sepsis, or "blood poisoning," is deadly—but it's also tough to diagnose. Learning to recognize...
6 Silent Signs Your Sunburn Is Actually Sun Poisoning
Too much sun can do more than turn your skin red or brown—it can actually make you sick.
How to Treat a Dislocated Shoulder Without a Doctor
Simple ways to pop a shoulder into place without doing more harm than good, according...
9 Signs of an Infected Cut or Scrape You Should Never Ignore
A simple wound, if not treated properly, can quickly turn serious. Here's how to ID...
7 Bug Bites You Should Never, Ever Ignore
Even though most bug bites are just a nuisance, some can be dangerous and escalate...
8 First Aid Tricks ER Doctors Wish You Knew
From how to stem bleeding to the secret of saving a knocked-out tooth, these are...
The Right Way to Stop a Nosebleed
Treating a bloody nose incorrectly can prolong the bleeding and make things worse. Follow these...
Finally! This Is Why Paper Cuts Hurt So Much
Paper is harmless...until it's not.
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Surprising Signs of Hypothermia That Are Too Easy to Miss
On average, 1,300 people die every year in the United States from excessive cold. Know how...
How 2 “Spider Bites” Almost Killed Me
This woman thought the bumps on her shoulder were spider bites. Then the spots turned...
7 Frostbite Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
As the peak of winter approaches, getting to know the symptoms of frostbite is essential....
8 Medical Conditions That Could Be Making You Dizzy
If you've ever stood up quickly and wondered, "Whoa, why am I dizzy?" the answer...