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How to Use a Pair of Glasses to Survive in the Wilderness

How to Use a Pair of Glasses to Survive in the Wilderness

Anyone who has ever been called four eyes may have felt a little down in life because of their specs, but childhood teasing does not last forever. Those four-eyed individuals will one day be able to rub those bullies noses into the fact that those glasses could be the difference between life and death. There […]

By November 29, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
MERS

MERS

  MERS: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome There are a number of candidates for the next great pandemic. I’ve recently spent some time speaking and writing about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. As things are quieting down (the government in Guinea has stated they will not report new cases to avoid a “panic”, so […]

Win this survival medicine kit

Win this survival medicine kit

Here’s a survival medicine kit you’ll love.  You’ve all heard about Doctor Bones and Nurse Amy and their Survival Medicine handbook recommended by James Rawles and featured in his book “Patriots”  Now you can have an opportunity to win their Medium sized trauma bag and Survival Medicine book with this contest. $256 Value! Don’t get […]

By January 17, 2014 45 Comments Read More →
Spirituality and Survival

Spirituality and Survival

by Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones of doomandbloom.net I just wanted to share a few thoughts on spirituality and survival. Survival certainly involves being prepared for disasters, getting your food storage, medical supplies, and all your other ducks in a row. But getting your spirit in order could be one of the most important […]

By January 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Becoming A Medical Asset, Part 2

Becoming A Medical Asset, Part 2

In Part 1, we discussed the importance of the medically responsible member of a family or survival group to put together a “status assessment”.  In this assessment, the prospective medic must ask themselves certain important questions (and answer them honestly).  We considered some of these factors last time.  If you missed the article, find the […]

By November 18, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Becoming A Medical Asset, Part 1

Becoming A Medical Asset, Part 1

 Every family should have a medical asset Our mission has always been simple:  To have a medically self-reliant person in every family that is ready to handle issues during or after a disaster.  That person has to learn some basic medical knowledge, such as first aid, principles of infectious disease, and how to handle a […]

By October 19, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Head Trauma

Head Trauma

At a recent conference, I was asked to see a toddler who received a nasty whack to the back of the head and ended up with a lump and a small cut at the site of injury. Although the child in question was ok, head injuries are always causes for concern. A head injury is […]

By October 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →