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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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Thankful for Fitness!

Area Health Events Strong in November In my search to bring you some great information this week, I found myself digging into the D.C. health and wellness scene to find some great suggestions. To my surprise, D.C. area health and wellness events continue year round! I mean, it’s
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In medical emergencies, time is often of the essence. (Photo: Granite Falls Municipal Hospital)

Summer Safety

Preparing Home & Car for Emergencies Whether traveling or at home, there are things you can do before an emergency to ensure a swift response and a better possible outcome to your situation. Know when to call 911 Scott Buchle, program manager for Life Lion EMS at Penn State
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