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The Difference Between a Hangover and Alcohol Poisoning

Is there a difference between a common hangover and alcohol poisoning? What are the symptoms of a hangover versus alcohol poisoning?


How to Tell If a Cut Should Get Stitches

Do you know how to tell the difference between a minor cut and one that is serious enough to require stitches?


How to Treat an Injured or Broken Toe by Buddy-Taping

Broken toes can be extremely painful, making it difficult to walk for several weeks. Since only the big toe can be casted if it has been broken, buddy-taping can be a beneficial healing technique.


How to Clean an Open Wound and Use Antiseptic Solutions Properly

This article explains how to properly clean an open wound. Rubbing alcohol and hydrogen peroxide should never be used. Find out what should be used instead.