The humble safety pin has more prepper uses than you would think.
Will 911 and its emergency services always be there for us? Recent statistics on the shortages of ambulances in some cities in the United States say maybe not…especially during a disaster.
In the real wold, the signs that indicate poor health often aren’t very obvious.
Having these items pre-packaged cuts down on response time and gives the responders more of an advantage in properly caring for the wounded.
Your survival in the outdoors may depend on you mastering these parameters for treating cold weather injuries.
Diabetes could be a large concern in the aftermath of a large-scale disaster event; especially if nutritional needs are not met.
In our newest Crash Course guide, we are placing focus on the issue of what happens after the disaster has passed – sanitation, medicinal emergencies and disaster-related diseases. Simply put, in order to truly live through the disaster, you must understand the dangers that lay in the aftermath. This week 2 guide will help you maneuver through these types of emergencies and prepare for them.
Most people have a lot of really stupid ideas about what to do during a medical emergency.
Make your garden do double duty by growing food and natural medicine! These six reasons will show you how beneficial it can be.
Band-aids and alcohol wipes are nice, and they’re adequate for most minor scrapes and cuts, but they’re simply not enough for any severe injury.
The disinfectant qualities of hydrogen peroxide have made it a household staple for many years, and it’s difficult to find a household first-aid kit that doesn’t have a bottle of it. But there are many more uses for this that should be noted.
In the midst of a disaster, be it natural or man made, there may come a time when a family member or neighbor will need medical attention. Are you prepared for this?
The fact is that emergencies happen more often than we’d like to admit. By definition, they are serious and totally unexpected. But having even the most basic of preparedness supplies and knowledge could be a life saver, or at the very least, may help to prevent panic and confusion.
Medical preparedness is an essential shtf skill to have. In this exclusive Ready Nutrition medical series, we are going to go over some medical basics: some courses you may wish to take and a brief introduction to a primary survey.
Here are ten diseases that will make their presence felt after a major, long term,disaster be it war, societal collapse or in some cases even an economic downturn.
Antiobiotics are an essential preparedness item to have on hand for extended disasters, however, they should be taken when they are needed to most. Understanding the differences between the different antiobiotic families, knowing the effects they can have on the body as well as knowing which antibiotics would be best for specific medical conditions will help you make the right choice when comes to buying them.
Michael Snyder takes a closer look at the so-called medical conspiracies and uncovers that many are cold, hard facts.
When all else fails, knowing how to make your own distilled spirits could save your life or provide you with a handsome barter item. Knowing how to make your own alcohol will ensure you have a tradeable item for future currency exchanges.
You have the right to have things explained in plain English; the more questions you ask, the more your doctor understands that you want to be an active partner in your care.
Tarps serve multiple purposes in an emergency situation and are great for long-term uses. Here are 10 practical uses for tarps in an emergency situation.
Tourniquets aren’t discussed often when it comes to prepping supplies; the focus seems to be on medical supplies such as antibiotics and simple first aid kit. But a tourniquet should be added to your gear, and there is one big life-saving reason why.
Winter brings about erratic weather patterns and chances are that we may be caught in them while we are driving. Having an emergency kit in our vehicles will help to ensure our basic needs are met.
The elderly are a part of the population that is the most vulnerable during times of evacuation and emergency. They face many concerns both before a disaster strikes and immediately afterward.
Survival seeds are one of those long-term preparedness measures that every family should have. If the days come when a survival garden is needed, the family will be happy to have invested in such an important prep item.
Do you have the best foods to get you through those critical 72-hours?
An EMP has hit while you are traveling home from work. What do you do? Are you ready? This step-by-step plan may save your life.
Nature has all that is needed to survive. Even if wild game, berries, and plants cannot be found, there are still edible choices to be found.
Here’s how to build an emergency pantry that is packed with nutritious, shelf-stable foods that will help your family keep energy levels up.
In a long-term emergency where society has collapsed, you’ll want to save that ammo and rely on ancient weapons in times that their silent employ could very well mean the difference between life and death.