How to Stock a Smart First Aid Kit

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First aid, 101

By Anne Harding

If you're like many people, you pretty much never think about first aid supplies until the blood starts flowing.

And then, more often than not, it can be a bit of a panic—where the heck are those Band-Aids?

If you've pawed through your medicine cabinet one too many times, it's time to stock a first aid kit or maybe two (one for the car.)

Here's what you need, or check this list from the Red Cross.

Next: The right bag