Category Archives: Survival Medicine

  • Typhus Epidemic Hits America

    Typhus Epidemic Hits America

    A potentially deadly disease once thought to be wiped out in the United States is rearing its ugly head again: epidemic typhus has been reported in overcrowded, poverty-stricken neighborhoods in Los Angeles, California and elsewhere in the nation. Epidemic typhus, caused by the bacteria ...
  • Make Your Own Antibiotics

    Make Your Own Antibiotics

    In 1900, 30.4% of all deaths occurred among children aged less than 5 years. The infamous 1919 influenza epidemic caused the death of nearly 500,000 Americans. Prior to the discovery of antibiotics, death caused by microorganisms was one of the leading causes in the industrialized world. In ...
  • Prevent a Home Invasion

    Prevent a Home Invasion

    A home invasion is when intruders force themselves into your house, intent on damaging you and your loved ones. A home invader doesn’t operate like the average burglar or vandal who wants to avoid detection in order to snatch and grab or tears things up – preferably while no one is ...
  • Why Preppers Prep: 7 True Stories

    Why Preppers Prep: 7 True Stories

    People who prepare to face disaster scenarios – preppers – often get a bad rap from their family, friends, and neighbors. Stocking up on extra supplies and saving for a rainy day may seem paranoid and unnecessary to those who are living the dream of push-button convenience in a ...
  • America’s 3 Most Dangerous Spiders

    America’s 3 Most Dangerous Spiders

    A spider bite is the last thing you need when civilization as we know it is collapsing – or even just camping out. Even arachnophobes – people who are terrified of the eight-legged creepy crawlies – need to know which spiders carry venom strong enough to inject a killing dose. ...
  • How to Survive a Nuclear Event

    How to Survive a Nuclear Event

    I am old enough to remember “duck and cover” drills in school, fallout shelters, and I had a father who was a “Civil Defense” Captain of our neighborhood. As I grew up, I came to realize that hiding under your desk was never going to help if there was ever a full-scale nuclear conflict between ...
  • Survival Plants You Should Know About

    Survival Plants You Should Know About

    The wilderness offers far more than a pantry—it’s a toolkit and medicine cabinet as well. If you find yourself in a survival situation, you’ll want to be able to exploit every resource available. Wild medicines Many of today’s pharmaceuticals are derived from plants, and, of course, our ...
  • Why solar is likely to power the home of the future

    Why solar is likely to power the home of the future

    Right now in America, there are about 2 million homes with solar panels. Considering there are about 90 million single-family homes, that doesn’t seem like a lot. But consider this: we’re now on track to start adding a million new solar-powered systems each year. It’s taken a while to get here, ...
  • Natural Remedies for Preppers

    Natural Remedies for Preppers

    Instead of shelling out hundreds of dollars for prescription or over the counter medicines, preppers should rely on the plethora of natural remedies that are available. Here are the most used and effective remedies to always have on hand:   Apple Cider Vinegar Sipping on apple cider ...
  • The Zika Pandemic: What you Should Know About the Virus Spreading like Wildfire

    The Zika Pandemic: What you Should Know About the Virus Spreading like Wildfire

    Even with today’s advance modern medicine, the world continues to struggle with viral disease outbreaks. Every year there seems to be a new epidemic, 2014 was Ebola and 2015 was the Chikungunya virus. However, during these years another virus was also spreading, the Zika virus. Now in 2016, the ...