First Aid Videos
5 Summer Survival Kit Items
- How to Perform Infant CPR
Master this emergency protocol in the event you need to perform CPR on an infant.
- Fast Facts: Heat Illnesses
Rising temperatures expose you to several heat-related illnesses like dehydration and heat stroke. Here’s what you should know.
- When You Should Call 911 After a Cut or Wound
For certain cuts and wounds, you should call 911. These signs require immediate medical attention.
- Treatment for First Degree Burns
First degree burns only affect the outer or top layer of skin. Know what you should do first to treat this kind of injury.
- Signs of a Broken Finger
Our hands are prone to more injuries than other areas of the body, and your fingers are no exception. Learn what type of pain signals a broken bone and where to seek treatment.
- 6 Tips to Prep for Blood Donation
Know what to eat, what to bring, and what to wear before you arrive to donate blood.
- 5 Summer Survival Kit Items
Between heat waves and tick-borne diseases, summer weather poses several health dangers. Don’t catch yourself unprepared in an emergency -- keep these first-aid items within reach.
- 3 Unexpected Beach Safety Items
Before you spend time in the sun and sand, pack a few essentials in case of an emergency. These items will keep stings and scrapes from ruining your beach time.
- First Aid Dos and Don’ts
The best way to treat a bloody nose or minor cut may not be what you think. Some common remedies might even do more harm than good.
- How to Help Unconscious Adult
Know what to do when someone loses consciousness.
- How to Treat Heatstroke
Know what to do if someone passes out from a heat stroke.
- 5 Ways to Prevent a Heatstroke
Stay cool in the summer heat with these tips for avoiding heatstroke.
- How to Treat a Bee Sting
Stung by a bee? Buzz through how to remove the stinger and numb the pain.
- How to Give First Aid for Eye Problems
What should you do when you need to treat eye irritations, like cuts and chemical splashes?
- How to Stop a Nosebleed
Think you're supposed to tilt your head to the sky when you have a nosebleed? Find out what to do.
- How to Give First Aid for a Black Eye
A bruised peeper doesn’t feel or look good. What keeps the puffiness at bay? What are a few signs it’s time to visit a doctor?
- How to Treat a Minor Sprain
Is the old R.I.C.E. method still the way to baby your sprain? When should you have a doctor look at it?
- How to Do the Heimlich Maneuver
Step-by-step instructions on how to do the Heimlich or abdominal thrusts and unblock a person’s airway.
- The Basics: Frostbite
What’s the difference between frostnip and frostbite? Here’s how to spot it, treat it, and prevent damage from super cold temps.
- The Basics: Blood Donation
Want to give blood? Check in with what you need to do before, during, and after donating.
- How to Ice an Injury
Sprained an ankle? Pulled a muscle? Cool down and get some icy relief.
- How to Treat a Minor Cut
Follow these steps to mend small cuts or scrapes.
- WebMD 1:01: How Does a Cut Heal?
Take a look at the process of healing from a cut and how it starts as soon as skin is punctured.
- How to Perform Hands-Only CPR
In an emergency, CPR can save a life. Follow these steps to try to revive a teen or adult.
- How to Treat a Burn
Six steps to soothe your skin after a painful burn.
- Surviving the Storm
You’re warm and cozy on a winter night -- then the power goes out. Here’s how to survive the storm.