Health, Wellness and Survival Medicine

DIY Cold and Flu Bomb

DIY Cold and Flu Bomb

Creating a DIY cold and flu bomb is quick and easy using essential oils. Using natural remedies will be important if medicine & OTC remedies are scarce.

9 Simple Tips to Prevent Antibiotic Resistance

9 Simple Tips to Prevent Antibiotic Resistance

It seems to me that whenever I travel by air, I come home with a sniffle or two.  It is not that I am not careful because I am.  It…

Ebola As Biological Warfare

Ebola As Biological Warfare

Before I begin, let me put this out there.  Ebola is most assuredly a deadly virus but I am not afraid nor am I in fear of the virus itself. …

Using Natures Remedies for Health and Wellness

Using Natures Remedies for Health and Wellness

Although I have always had an interest in using natural products for health and wellness, the elimination of toxic chemicals and drugs from my medicine cabinet was a slow process. …

Fast Track Tip #10: 8 Uncommon First Aid Items

Fast Track Tip #10: 8 Uncommon First Aid Items

Generally speaking, I have a fairly decent first aid kit.  It includes everything from a large variety of bandages to pain killers, antibiotics, essential oils, trauma supplies, first aid books,…

20 All Purpose Remedies Using Essential Oils

20 All Purpose Remedies Using Essential Oils

The use of essential oils for wellness and healing seems to be catching everyone’s attention these days.  This is true not only in the prepping and homesteading world but in…

Special Report: An Update on Ebola

Special Report: An Update on Ebola

The landing of Ebola on North American soil and in an American hospital has generated fear, confusion, and for some, a feeling of panic over the potential of a global…

Seven Facts You Should Know About Ebola

Seven Facts You Should Know About Ebola

Worried about an Ebola pandemic? Here are seven facts about Ebola along with some tips to help you prepare for a pandemic.

Prepper Preparedness: Personal Fitness and Health

Prepper Preparedness: Personal Fitness and Health

The older I get, the more I value the importance of good health and good physical fitness as it relates to long term survival.  After huffing and puffing during a…

Understanding Triage Following a Mass Casualty Event

Understanding Triage Following a Mass Casualty Event

If you read enough survival fiction, you will recognize that regardless of how well you prepare, there will be casualties.  Heck, you don’t even have to read fiction to know…

Survival Medicine: Insect Bites and Stings

Survival Medicine: Insect Bites and Stings

Something that a lot of us fail to think about until we are in the moment is the ramification of being bitten or stung by a not-so-friendly insect.  In most…

The Healing Garden: 10 Herbs To Grow in the Survival Garden

The Healing Garden: 10 Herbs To Grow in the Survival Garden

For many, the time has come to plan our summer gardens.  Given the overwhelming interest in recent articles about essential oils, I decided to revisit the topic of an herbal…

The Myth of Expiration Dates on Drugs and Prescription Meds

The Myth of Expiration Dates on Drugs and Prescription Meds

Being ever suspicious of big pharma, I have always doubted those one year expiration dates on prescription drugs and also the limited expiration period on over the counter drugs. For heaven’s sake, anyone in the military or emergency responder business knows that outdated drugs exist and are used on an everyday basis.

Along these lines, yesterday I received an email from my friend Joe Alton aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net. He had just written a new article citing new evidence on the bogus nature of expiration dates on drugs. Given the implications for every prepper who is storing medical supplies, I am sharing Joe’s article below.

Using Potassium Iodide Following a Nuclear Incident

Using Potassium Iodide Following a Nuclear Incident

Learn everything you need to know about using potassium iodide following a nuclear incident.

What Every Prepper Needs to Know About Hypothermia

What Every Prepper Needs to Know About Hypothermia

Unless you live in the tropics, winter is likely to bring uncertain weather, including bone-chilling temperatures, severe winds, freezing rain and significant snowfall.  Needless to say, such conditions are not…

Surgical Masks for the Survival Kit

Surgical Masks for the Survival Kit

Today I want to focus on an item that people rarely think about unless they are surrounded by sickness, disease or a pandemic situation.  I am referring to the common…