Posts Tagged : doom and bloom

The Medic Under Fire


“I am dying.” This was the tweet posted by Oleysa Zhukovskaya, a 21 year old woman who volunteered to function as a medic during the recent Ukrainian protests. Police snipers were targeting medics (marked with red crosses) and journalists; Zhukovskaya was struck in the neck by a bullet. Seeing this

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Survival Medicine Hour: The Simple Survival Smart Book, and more…


In this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, Joe Alton, M.D. and Amy Alton, A.R.N.P. (aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy) welcome former Army cavalry scout, military history buff, and author Patrick Shrier of military-history.us, to tell us about his interesting new book “The Simple Survival Smart

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Survival Medicine Hour: New DVD, Avalanche, Medical Training, Peanut Allergies

In this episode of the Doom and Bloom™ Survival Medicine Hour, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy  talk about getting medical training inexpensively, peanut allergies, and how to survive an avalanche.  They also share some tips from listeners, as well as introduce their latest DVD, The Guide to Survival Medical Supplies.

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Winter Car Survival Tips

WINTER CAR SURVIVAL TIPS It’s been incredibly frigid in parts of the U.S. and Canada this year, and it’s time to discuss winter car survival. Many deaths from exposure are avoidable if some simple precautions are taken. In other articles we’ve discussed hypothermia, frostbite, falling through the ice, and all

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Ginger and Asthma

GINGER AND ASTHMA In our efforts to find natural remedies to deal with medical issues, we’ve found some new information on the use of Ginger for asthma. Asthma is a respiratory condition marked by spasms in the airways, causing difficulty in breathing. It often results from an allergic reaction or

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Survival Medicine Hour: Secret Greenhouse of Survival

In this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy welcome back Rick Austin, the survivalist gardener, who has just put out his new book “Secret Greenhouse of Survival”.  Nurse Amy conducts an in-depth and entertaining interview with Rick and touches about topics that

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Surviving in Cold Water

COLD WATER SURVIVAL It’s winter, and mishaps can occur that lead us to a discussion about surviving in cold water. Whether a boat capsizes or you fall through the ice, you can get into trouble quickly if you don’t know what to do. Water doesn’t have to be extremely cold

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Frostbite and Immersion (Trench) Foot

FROSTBITE AND IMMERSION FOOT Exposure to cold may lead to injuries such as Frostbite and Immersion (Trench) Foot. The focus of survival medical training should be general, but also take into account the type of environment that you expect to live in if a disaster occurs.   If you live in

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Survival Medicine Hour: 150 shows, Frostbite, Vitamin Safety

In this first show of 2014 and the 150th episode of Doom and Bloom(tm)’s Survival Medicine Hour, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, aka Joe and Amy Alton, talk about their journey on the road to preparedness since the beginning, with some important advice to the non-medical professional.  Also, Dr. Bones

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Cold Weather Preparedness

COLD WEATHER PREPAREDNESS It looks like another harsh winter, with ice storms and blizzards already carpeting much of the Midwest, Northeast and Canada, and cold weather preparedness is a must for survival.  Failure to use precautions will lead to a condition called hypothermia.  Hypothermia is a condition where the core

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