New bandage stops bleeding fast

Short stuff: Health roundup

A new kind of bandage can help kids who suffer from chronic nosebleeds. BloodSTOP looks like a gauze bandage, but when applied to a bleeding wound or gently inserted in a bloody nose, it forms a gel that helps clot the blood in less than a minute. The bandage is water soluble, so it will dissolve when water is applied to it. BloodSTOP isn’t available at local stores yet; order through its Web site at A box of 10 various-sized bandages is about $15 per box.

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Free and Creative Coloring Pages for Kids of All Ages

Kids can get creative with these fun and free coloring pages for kids, which include friendly monsters, Disney characters and more.

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