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Survival Medicine Hour #372 sleep deprivation Sleep deprivation is part and parcel of any post-apocalyptic setting, and you'd better know how to recognize it and deal with the issue in times of trouble. We discuss diagnosis, treatment, and use of natural remedies to help your anxious and depressed people stay work-efficient. Eye Injuries Plus, [...]
Sat, Jan 20, 2018
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A flock of about 30 Goldfinch have found our feeder… This weekly post is an open-forum, though preferably focusing on what we all did this week for our prepping & preparedness. Comment and voice your thoughts, opinions, accomplishments, concerns, or questions for others on any general topic of [...]
Sat, Jan 20, 2018
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The following Rivers & Streams online interactive map is pretty cool! You can browse and zoom anywhere in the United States to discover rivers and streams. And the really neat part is that clicking on a river or stream will trace it's entire path either upstream or downstream (selectable). Have [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
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Plato: The Timaeus There is nothing easy about the Timaeus. Its length, limited dramatic discourse, and arid subject-matter make for a dense and menacing work. But make no mistake, it is a menacing work of great subtly and depth. Cosmology has traditionally received the bulk of scholarly attention. No less [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
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Wheels are round! They make it much easier to transport heavy ‘stuff' from point A to B! As a prepper, are you overlooking the need for yard carts, wagons, and wheelbarrows that will assist you in moving ‘stuff' around? Something that's not necessarily motorized, but instead can be pulled, pushed, [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
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“Once you have the basic dry goods laid in, how should you approach the rest: meats, vegetables, vitamins, i.e. the things that help round out the diet.” ? That's an excellent question and one that should inspire some good comments! For long term preparedness there is often focus on dry [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
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Even healthy-looking fruit can contain contaminants
Even healthy-looking fruit can contain contaminants The primary necessity for survival is the availability of air. Once you have air to breathe, water, food, and shelter become the next requirements for your continued existence on the planet; that is, clean water and properly prepared food. Even in normal times, there are many [...]
Tue, Jan 16, 2018
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VIDEO: WATER FILTERS AND STORAGE OPTIONS (with Nurse Amy!) You're mostly made of this Humans are made mostly of water, and many survival settings have either a lack of it or questionable quality. Therefore, it's important that the water you find is safe to drink, but even the clearest mountain stream [...]
Sun, Jan 14, 2018
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Aftermath of a mudslide
SURVIVAL MEDICINE HOUR #372 Aftermath of a mudslide In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour, Joe and Amy Alton discuss California's double whammy of drought wildfires, then mudslides and flash floods when the rain finally comes. A mudslide can be like a river of wet concrete, is there any way to [...]
Sat, Jan 13, 2018
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With cold weather overnights having just arrived this week, and Winter just around the corner, I wanted to offer some often overlooked tips to help you sleep more warmly at night … Even if you use a winter-rated bag. They will not only help you to feel more rested in the [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
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On Saturday morning, I read the sad news account of the death of a South Korean exchange student a day earlier at the famous Seven Sisters Cliffs in England. Business Insider reported that Hyewon Kim, who was touring the area by herself, asked someone to take a photograph of [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
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I'm heading to Utah in a few weeks. For those who've talked to me for more than 10 min, you know that Utah is my Mecca. So needless to say, I'm super excited. I plan on driving about 2,000 miles around southern Utah over nine days. One of my stops is [...]
Sat, Sep 30, 2017
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One of the most fundamental elements of life, and to potentially surviving a wilderness emergency, is potable water. Yet, the methods to making contaminated water safe to drink is often misunderstood. The process involves two steps, not just one, as many believe or are told, even by the staff at [...]
Fri, Aug 04, 2017
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