Sometimes things happen very, very quickly and require attention just as quickly, preferably before they become serious. Some of the snowstorms we’ve been experiencing of late have overwhelmed hospitals and put a stop to emergency services. If the ambulance can’t get to you because the plow hasn’t cleared your street, small injuries can become big issues quickly. Cuts, scrapes, animal and spider bites, infections, and abscesses can all become problems if left untreated. Read more.