There are hundreds of home remedies that have been passed to us through the generations. Some of them are quite harmless and actually work to ease things like upset stomach, while others are a bit more drastic and may even be dangerous. For example, there are home remedies for insect bites which call for pouring gasoline on the bite in order to draw the venom out. This is dangerous on many levels. Then there are even home remedies which instruct a person who is suffering from an asthma attack to swallow a spider web. It is very important that you understand that home remedies can be hazardous and should always be taken with a grain of salt. If someone told you that jumping from a three story building would cure your headache, would you do it? If your answer is yes then you are right because a jump such as this would surely cure your headache, in fact you would most certainly never have to worry about a headache again! If your answer is no (and it should be) then you will want to give the same consideration to the idea of pouring a foreign substance into your ear.
On July 1, 2015 Gilbert Hospital teamed up with United Blood Services and held the first of 2 blood drives for 2015. Gilbert Hospital Employees and members of the community stepped up and donated blood making our drive a success; 19 lifesaving donors stepped up to donate, resulting in 18 procedures for our community and reaching 120% of our blood drive goal.