5 Worst Fireworks Injuries and First Aid for Them

The Fourth of July is a time to enjoy being around family, friends, and of course, fireworks. The last thing you want is to start an annual Independence Day ambulance ride! Avoid the most common fireworks injuries this year, by learning your lessons from the mistakes others have already made. Warning: some images, graphic.

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U.S. Government Says Using Neti Pot is Safe

Though it’s popularity in the U.S. is new, nasal irrigation using the Neti pot has been around for centuries, deriving from Ayurvedic/yoga medicine. A medical officer in FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health says the nose is like a “home air filter that traps debris.” We’ve seen what those look like if unchanged.

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Pill Identification Goes Legit

Ever find a random pill on the floor, or forget which little yellow pill you’re supposed to take? There are other pill identification sites out there – mostly informed by user input or clouted with sponsors. This is a web site run by the federal government and it provides trustworthy specifics to help you identify pills.

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