• The Chikungunya Pandemic

    The Chikungunya Virus With all the news focusing on the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, we forget [...]

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    Survival Medicine Hour: Allergies, Acid Reflux, Respiratory Viruses

    In the latest episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, Joe Alton, M.D. and Amy [...]

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    How Pandemics Spread

    In modern times, we have become highly dependent on the high technology that has, in many cases,[...]

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    Video: Immunity

    24 Sep 2014
    Video: Immunity

    For you visual learners out there, here's  our video on immunity, meant to serve as a companion[...]

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    Immunity

    22 Sep 2014
    Immunity

    smallpox victim I’ve been writing a lot about epidemics lately, including Ebola, [...]

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    Survival Medicine Hour: Alzheimer's, Wildfires, Ebola Response

    In the latest episode of Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy's Survival Medicine Hour, Joe and Amy Alton [...]

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    Wildfire Safety

    19 Sep 2014
    Wildfire Safety

      Summer has ended but wildfires are still raging across California. Hundred of [...]

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    Ebola: Does It Matter?

    (Update: My mention of the minimal response of the U.S. to the Ebola crisis seems to have gotten[...]

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    13 Foods That Can Help Diabetics

    One of the most-frequently asked questions I get regarding medical preparedness is about [...]

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