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13 first aid facts that are actually lies

Cheapism Logo By Monica Beyer of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 14: It's important to know how to identify and treat minor accidents and injuries, but common knowledge in first aid isn't immune to myths -- most of which have circulated for decades. While some myths are harmless, others can cause further injury or otherwise make things worse. Here are some of the most common first aid myths that must be unlearned and what you should do instead.

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It's important to know how to identify and treat minor accidents and injuries, but common knowledge in first aid isn't immune to myths -- most of which have circulated for decades. While some myths are harmless, others can cause further injury or otherwise make things worse. Here are some of the most common first aid myths that must be unlearned and what you should do instead.
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