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Designed to keep you out of hot water while adventuring, the Boiling app has been assisting with first aid-related inquiries in the UK for awhile, and just became available in the US/Canada last week. Dubbed as a health and safety travel app, one reviewer noted it’s like having federal agent Jack Bauer {from the once-popular TV Show 24} in your pocket.  Works for me!

Yet, the app’s masterminds are more legit than Jack Bauer.  With backgrounds and current posts in the military and first aid - specifically ex Special Forces, ex Royal Marines, leading GP and first aid specialist - I don’t know about you, but these are the kind of people I’d want my first aid advice coming from when I’m stranded on a deserted island.

Speaking of what you thought was a deserted island, if you encounter foreign island-dwellers in a Lost {Former ABC TV Show} - like experience and need to administer some impromptu care for treating a jellyfish sting, you can save the day with the app’s picture dictionary, a first for a travel & first aid app. Just don’t forget to bring your smartphone’s solar charger…

PS - To remedy a jellyfish sting, the app advises to: scrape area with blunt knife, apply vinegar or urine, then a cold compress.  I only knew the urine part until now…

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