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a bottle of aspirin on its side with pills spilling onto the table. (Photo: iStock)

Risk Outweighs Benefit

A Daily Aspirin Doesn’t Prolong Life: Study An aspirin a day may not keep the doctor away, according to a trio of studies published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Sept. 16. Instead, the Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) studies of nearly 20,000
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In an emergency situation, dial 9-1-1 first then assess the three essentials of airway, breathing and circulation, often referred to as the ABCs. (Photo GummyBone/Getty Images)

Emergency Response

The ABCs of Handling Emergency Situations Emergency situations are always stressful, but knowing how to respond at such a time can greatly reduce the anxiety so that everyone involved can get through it safely. Whether it is a traumatic event, an accidental ingestion, a
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The Stop the Bleed initiative wants to teach everyone how to stop bleeding and save lives. (Photo: Halfpoint/Getty Images)

First Aid

Learn How to ‘Stop the Bleed’ & Save a Life Mass shootings such as the one in Las Vegas earlier this fall have highlighted the need for bystanders to learn first aid techniques to stop bleeding. A national initiative called Stop the Bleed is working to provide such training,
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