Are you ready to learn some life-saving facts? Let’s start with E. coli. This disease can be transmitted in a variety of ways, such as through handling dirty diapers, eating unwashed food, or drinking apple cider that was not pasteurized properly. Plus, antibiotics shouldn’t be used against E. coli. Bummer! Want even more facts that could potentially save your life or someone else’s? Then read on for 10 Little-Known Facts That Could Save Your Life. This is better than reading a Snapple bottle cap! For instance, cell phones can dial 911 regardless of having a SIM card. That fact could come in handy!
10 Go for the Throat
Or the groin or eyes; these places will deter your attacker and help you get away.
9 Stay Seated in Your Vehicle
Seeing people lying in the middle of the road could be a setup for criminals to attack or rob you.
8 Don’t Remove Whatever Stabbed You
Knife or sharp object; removing it will exacerbate the issue, so leave it in until medics arrive.
7 Do-It-Yourself Heimlich Maneuver
Bend over an object that is stationary and in line with your waist.
6 Swimming Parallel to a Riptide Can Save Your Life
Riptides push you towards the sea, so swim parallel to the shore to avoid getting stuck in a panic.
5 Don’t Go Over 2 Feet
When supervising a child, a distance of more than 2 feet exposes the kid to all sorts of dangers.
4 All it Takes is 10 Seconds
A person can drown and die in just 10 seconds, so be diligent.
3 Put the Windows up in Your Car
This will help to protect you against lightning strikes.
2 Lasting Lightning Strikes
Lightning strikes can occur up to a half hour after you hear a clap of thunder.
1 Keep Away From Concrete
During a lightning or thunderstorm, avoid contact with concrete walls and floors.
+ Bonus Knowledge Nuggets
It’s time for more tidbits that could save a life! When going on a day trip outdoors, leave a note at home and in your vehicle that states where you will be. And while riding a bicycle, never stay stationary in a driver’s blind spot (the sides of the vehicle.)
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