Posts Tagged : antibiotics

The Avoidable Death

Bacteria rods

(This is an introductory article to an updated series on antibiotics that will be useful in a long-term survival setting. Future articles will discuss these drugs in detail and some natural substances that may have antimicrobial properties. It should be noted that recommendations on this site are meant for post-apocalyptic

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Doom and Bloom Hour: Tom Martin of APN

On this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Hour, Nurse Amy and Dr. Bones interview Tom Martin of the well-known American Preppers Network.  They talk about the concept of community, Tom’s adventures as a trucker and on international travels, and what to do if you’re away from your preps when

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Ingrown Toenails in Tough Times

You may think toenail problems are small stuff, but trying to do the activities of daily survival with an ingrown toenail is a big deal in times of trouble. When you have to be at 110% efficiency, you sure don’t want to have pain every time you take a step.

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Survival Antibiotics

We were at the recent USA Prepares event in Missouri and many of the questions that we fielded during our time there related to the stockpiling of medicines and what each medicine was useful for in times of trouble. There isn’t a 60 second answer to this. Actually, there isn’t

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The Survival Medicine Cabinet: Infections

Recently, Nurse Amy published her (very ambitious) list of medical supplies for the post-SHTF (link provided) caregiver. Here you’ll find a list of useful medications that fight infection. Infectious disease will be more of an issue in hard times, especially in a long-term survival situation. You don’t have to be a

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How To Use Fish-Mox (to treat your sick fish, of course)

  (As the main proponent of aquatic antibiotics as alternatives in times of trouble, I have discussed these medications but do not sell them.  If you are interested in antibiotics to treat your sick fish, consider visiting www.fishmoxfishflex.com, where they have a wide variety of aquatic and avian medication for

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Respiratory Infections: Colds vs. Flus

Even with today’s modern medical technology, most of us can’t avoid the occasional  respiratory infection.  Without strict adherence to sanitary protocol, it would be very easy in a collapse situation for your entire community to come down with colds, sinusitis, influenza or even pneumonia.  Common colds may be caused by

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The Next Pandemic?

Hey Self-Reliant Nation, Infectious disease has always been with us and some of the most common ones involves the lungs and airways.  One of these, Tuberculosis, was a disease that occurred in pandemic proportions in the past.  From kings (Edward VI of England) to poets (American poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

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Doom and Bloom Hour #20 with Vickilynn Haycraft on April 7,2012

Tonight on the Doom and Bloom(tm) Hour, April 7, 2012 at 9pm EST, we have a fantastic guest, Vickilynn Haycraft a well-known author and host of Get Real- Get Prepared on this network every Saturday at 6pm EST. Dr Bones and Nurse Amy will give you some advice on storing

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A Pharmacist’s Daughter and Med Tech’s View on Equine Drugs

By   Bernadette Bay O’Shaughnessy of www.patriciaressenterprises.net (Bones note: This is a guest post that explores options other than aquarium and avian antibiotics, which I have long espoused as a viable option for disaster stockpiling) My father and grandfather were both registered pharmacists who graduated near the head of their classes.

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