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Video: Amoxicillin in Survival

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  In his latest video, physician and author Joe Alton, MD, discusses the antibiotic Amoxicillin, its veterinary equivalents, and its applications in survival scenarios where modern medical aid is not available. Part of an ongoing series on antibiotics on YouTube.   Wishing you the best of health in good times

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Videocast #9 with Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy

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Our latest videocast in collaboration with the great folks at www.aroundthecabin.com is now available for those that weren’t able to see it live! In our videocast, we’re able to demonstrate supplies and procedures that might save a life, in good times or bad. It’s our only live offering on the

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Lost at Sea, Part 3

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    In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, we discussed the unusual case of Louis Jordan, a sailor whose boat capsized off the coast of the Carolinas and who survived 66 days at sea with little ill effect. Special circumstances and Lady Luck played a huge part in

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Video: Intro to Antibiotics Series

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  In this video, Joe Alton, MD, aka Dr. Bones, discusses the importance of having antibiotics in your medical storage to deal with infections in austere settings. This is the first of a series that will discuss various antibiotics, their veterinary equivalents, and their applications for survival situations.   To

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Survival Medicine Hour: Typhoid vs. Typhus, Valerian Root, Tourniquets

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In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour podcast, the Altons, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss two epidemic diseases that sound  and look similar but aren’t: Typhoid and Typhus. Also, Nurse Amy discusses the various uses of valerian root in home remedies, and we begin a discussion of

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Videocasts #7 and #8 with Around The Cabin

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  You probably know about Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy’s long-running podcast, but did you know that we have a videocast too, in collaboration with the nice folks at Around The Cabin? We not only talk about medical issues in survival, but also give demonstrations.   Since it’s done live,

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Survival Medicine Hour: Surviving Fires, Making Normal Saline, Wound Decisions, More

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In this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy discuss the recent 3-building blaze in NYC, the nature of fires, and how to survive one. Also, Dr. Bones tells you how to make normal saline solution for irrigation

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Survival Medicine Hour: Open Wound Care, Expiration Dates, Tomatoes

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In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy discuss expiration dates and what they really mean, how to deal with open wounds, and health benefits of tomatoes. to Listen in, click the link below:   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/survivalmedicine/2015/03/23/survival-medicine-hour-open-wounds-tomatoes-expiration-dates   Wishing you the best of health in good

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The Fist Bump Initiative

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For eons, humans have used the handshake to indicate a friendly greeting. In modern times, however, epidemic diseases, MRSA, and antibiotic resistance makes me wonder if this time-honored tradition might be hazardous to our health? For that reason, I am proposing a new way that will give greater protection while

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Anaphylactic Shock In Austere Settings

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In a disaster or any other situation that leaves us off the grid, we will expose ourselves to insect stings and poison ivy, as well as strange food items that we aren’t accustomed to. Allergic reactions may ensue in susceptible individuals. When we develop an allergic reaction, it might be

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