‘Stomach/Intestinal’ Category

Video: Norovirus, the Stomach Flu

In this video, Joe Alton, MD discusses a recent experience with the stomach flu on a trip to New York. Norovirus is the… 0

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Survival Medicine Hour: Norovirus, Cold Myths, Man Flu?

In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour with Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, a bout of acute… 0

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The “Stomach Flu” Virus

We often write about disaster situations that we personally experience. We’ve been through hurricanes, tornadoes, and epidemics, just to mention a few. Recently,… 0

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Survival Medicine Hour: Giardia, Bear Safety and more

In this episode of The Survival Medicine Hour, Joe Alton, MD and Amy Alton, ARNP discuss the hazards of trail blazing in Gatlinburg… 0

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Food Contamination

We’ve talked a lot about sterilizing water to make it safe for drinking, but a few things in the news lately got me… 0

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Metronidazole as a Survival Antibiotic

Antibiotics are an important part of any medical arsenal in tough times. Many infections easily treated today would possibly be life-threatening in an… 0

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Doxycycline in Survival Settings

(Note: This is a companion article for our YouTube video on the antbiotic Doxycycline.)   Antibiotics are a wise addition to any survival… 2

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The Latest “Superbug”

In previous articles, I’ve discussed the risk of overuse of antibiotics leading to antibiotic resistance. Recently, I reported good news in the development… 2

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Cholera

    Cholera is an infection of the small intestine caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Cholera has been the cause of many… 0

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Survival Medicine Hour: Nosebleed, Rectal Rehydration, Honey/MRSA, 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,… 0

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