Learn about first aid for different situations and what to do in an emergency.
Poisoning means exposure to a substance that is harmful to your body. Poisons can be swallowed, inhaled, absorbed through your skin, or injected under your skin. Nearly all poisonings are accidental.
You can usually take care of minor cuts and scrapes at home without seeing a healthcare professional.
Dislocated joints happen when a bone slips out of its normal joint. The most common joints to dislocate are shoulders, fingers and kneecaps. Dislocations commonly happen during sporting activities or are caused by a fall.
If you or someone else has something in the eye and it is not coming out naturally, it is important to deal with it as soon as possible.
Too much exposure to lead can cause health problems or lead poisoning. It can takes months or years to develop lead poisoning if you are exposed to a small amount. A lot of lead exposure can quickly lead to more serious lead poisoning.