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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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Survival Medicine Hour: Giardia, Survival at Sea, Black Mold

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In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour Podcast, Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss a hazard you’ll encounter if you don’t sterilize water in the wilderness: Giardiasis! Also, a discussion of how to survive at sea, whether on a capsized boat, a life raft,

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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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Lost at Sea, Part 2

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  In our last article, we discussed the case of a man who was stranded at sea for 66 days without much ill effect other than weight loss. Luckily for him, his sailboat was his primary residence and was able to “right” itself with most of his supplies intact, minus

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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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8 Ways to Prevent Fires

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  Last time, we discussed the nature of fire and what to do if you were caught in a blaze in a house or building. We’ve also talked how to establish, in a rural setting, a defensive space around the house against forest fires.   In this article, we review

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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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Surviving A House Fire

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  As I write this, a four-story building in New York City is reported to have collapsed during an explosion and subsequent fire. Although details are sketchy at present, it made me think about what you should do in a circumstance like this to protect your family.   Every year,

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