The Red Cross toothache kit contains eugenol, sesame oil, cotton pellets and metal tweezers. These contents include the medication to treat the toothache as well as the instruments needed to apply the medication. Instruc... More » Health Dental

Choking information posters provided by the Red Cross typically include instructions for how to assist a choking infant, child or adult through such processes as back blows and abdominal thrusts; the poster may also incl... More » Business & Finance Business Resources

The American Red Cross Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program requires a high school diploma, GED or TABE, completion of an orientation program, criminal background check, physical form, TB test, completion of the Red... More » Education Colleges & Universities
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Walt Disney covered his ambulance with sketches and cartoons while volunteering with the Red Cross. Disney joined the Red Cross in 1918 after being turned away from the U.S. military because he was 16 years old. More » Art & Literature Literature Non-fiction