8 Bad Habits You'll Want to Break

Here are some bad habits you probably have and how you can start to fix them

8 Bad Habits You'll Want to Break

It’s easy to point fingers at the gross habits of others, but unfortunately we all have them. in addition to being sometimes unsightly, habits can also be unhealthy and may even make us sick. Here are eight habits you should consider giving up, along with some advice about where to start.

Chewing Your Nails

This nervous behavior often also appears at times of boredom or inactivity. While there’s nothing wrong with biting the nails per se, bitten cuticles can get infected, and teeth can become damaged over time. It also provides another route for germs on your fingers to end up in your mouth. Replace the habit with sugar-free gum, which will help keep your mouth busy.

Drowning: How to Respond

It's critical to get the person breathing again as soon as possible.

Drowning can happen quickly. Three children die every day from drowning, and most fatal incidents happen from lack of appropriate supervision. Every minute that passes is critical in saving them or preventing serious injury. Here's what to do if you see someone drowning and you need to help rescue them.

Call 911

You should alert emergency responders as soon as possible. If there are other people around, instruct someone to make the call. If you are alone, help the drowning person until you can give CPR for one minute and then call 911 yourself (then continue life-saving measures).

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