Medical Emergencies

When All Else Fails: A Few Improvised First Aid Materials

When All Else Fails: A Few Improvised First Aid Materials

You may find yourself in situations where you have less than ideal materials to work with, and are far and away from the proper facilities.

Worried about a Health Crisis Caused by Immigrant Kids? Mainstream Says You’re “Hysterical” and “Fear-Mongering”

Worried about a Health Crisis Caused by Immigrant Kids?

Despite H1N1, measles, scabies, and tuberculosis, you’re just an anti-immigrant bigot if you’re concerned about disease.

Identifying and Treating Spider Bites

Identifying and Treating Spider Bites

Most spiders do not pose a threat to humans, but knowing how to identify and treat bites is important just in case.

Will You Die From Heat Stroke If The Grid Falls?

Will You Die From Heat Stroke If The Grid Falls?

Heat stroke, if not treated immediately, is likely to lead to death. Knowing the signs to look for and the steps to take are vital for the preservation of you and your group.

Treating Burns – When There Is No Doctor

Treating Burns – When There Is No Doctor

You were out for a walk in the woods and while returning to your campsite you discover that your duck hunting partner has burned himself on the campfire…

How to Create a Natural First Aid Kit

How to Create a Natural First Aid Kit

Here’s a list of natural, effective first aid items that could be utilized for anything from a simple camping trip to longer-term situations in which other medical help may not be available.

MERS May Be Mutating As The Second Case Arrives In The USA: TWO Florida Heath Workers Infected After Contact With Returning Traveller

MERS May Be Mutating As The Second Case Arrives In The USA

The worry is that mutation goes through stages that can ultimately make a less common virus, such as MERS, combine with a common virus, such as the common cold or influenza.

Study: Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA Superbug Found in US Homes

Study: Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA Superbug Found in US Homes

An antibiotic-resistant superbug that has long been a problem in hospitals and other health care settings has found a new reservoir: U.S. homes.

10 Health Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out To Be Real

10 Health Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out To Be Real

Michael Snyder takes a closer look at the so-called medical conspiracies and uncovers that many are cold, hard facts.

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