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Being outdoors is great for your body -- getting exercise and fresh air is very healthy. But there are dangers to be aware of, including snakes. A snake bite can be deadly, depending on the snake. Poisonous snakes include rattlesnakes, copperheads, water moccasins, coral snakes, and more. If you are bitten by a snake, you should seek medical help immediately. To prevent snakes bites, leave snakes alone when you find them, be careful around wood or rocks, stay alert when outdoors, and always carry a first aid kit when you're outdoors for a long time. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to avoid or treat snake bites and much more.

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