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Treatment for snake bites

When hiking or camping out in the wilderness, you never know when you might encounter a venomous snake. Always remember that a snake bite has a potential to be fatal, thus it is important to be prepared on what to do if you or someone sustained a bite from a venomous snake. You can register […]

First Aid for Pufferfish Poisoning

The Dangers of Pufferfish Poisoning

Pufferfish poisonings occur from eating undercooked or poorly handled pufferfish.These rarely occur but can be severely life-threatening. It is said to be the second most poisonous creature in the world, next only to the Golden Poison Frog. It is estimated that one pufferfish can kill 30 adult human beings. Although considered a delicacy in Japan, […]