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Signs of Respiratory Distress

People having trouble breathing often show signs that they are having to work harder to breathe or are not getting enough oxygen, indicating respiratory distress.

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How to Take Care of Cuts and Scrapes

Cuts and scrapes are everyday occurrences, and most can be safely treated at home. Knowing how to clean and care for a cut yourself and when to seek a doctor’s care can help reduce infection and speed healing.

Doctor examining glands of throat of patient

Medical Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

At times, it can be difficult to know whether your symptoms are a medical emergency or not. According to the American College of Emergency Physicians, these 12 symptoms require immediate medical attention. These do not represent every medical emergency.