PHOENIX (AP) - A rattlesnake strikes.
The victim experiences extreme pain at the location of the bite,
nausea, sometimes diarrhea. Then the mouth and throat swell, making
it difficult to breath. The victim gets lightheaded, collapses and
goes into shock -- all within minutes of the strike.
The potentially deadly symptoms used to be fairly rare, but
toxicologists in Arizona, Colorado and California say they're
seeing some or all of them more than ever, and that they could...Full Story