First Aid

First aid is the first and immediate assistance given to any person suffering from either minor or serious illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery. 

Anger, Hostility, and Violent Behavior

Top of the pageCheck Your SymptomsAnger, Hostility, and Violent BehaviorTopic OverviewAnger signals your body to prepare for a fight. This reaction is commonly classified as “fight or flight.” When you get angry, adrenaline and other hormones are released...

Animal and Human Bites

Top of the pageCheck Your SymptomsAnimal and Human BitesTopic OverviewAnimal and human bites may cause puncture wounds, cuts, scrapes, or crushing injuries. Most animal and human bites cause minor injuries, and home treatment is usually all that is needed to care for...

Antihistamines

Top of the pageAntihistaminesTopic OverviewOral antihistamines are available without a prescription. Common types such as diphenhydramine (for example, Benadryl), chlorpheniramine (for example, Chlor-Trimeton), and loratadine (for example, Claritin) are used to treat...

Anxiety

Top of the pageCheck Your SymptomsAnxietyTopic OverviewAnxietyFeeling worried or nervous is a normal part of everyday life. Everyone frets or feels anxious from time to time. Mild to moderate anxiety can help you focus your attention, energy, and motivation. If...

Arm Injuries

Top of the pageCheck Your SymptomsArm InjuriesTopic OverviewMinor arm injuries are common. Symptoms often develop from everyday wear and tear, overuse, or an injury. Arm injuries are often caused by:Sports or hobbies.Work-related tasks.Work or projects around the...