Category Archives: Survival Medicine

  • 10 Natural Remedies for your Medical Kit

    10 Natural Remedies for your Medical Kit

    Prepping isn’t just about food, water, and weapons. Depending on what happens, medical supplies may be more important than food when SHTF. But instead of handing your money over to Big Pharma, we suggest you put your faith into the natural remedies that mankind has trusted for thousands of ...
  • Preparing for Hygiene Risks in a Survival Situation

    Preparing for Hygiene Risks in a Survival Situation

    We’ve all seen the news stories about the aftermath of a disaster. A major hurricane, flood, earthquake, tsunami, or other disaster leaves an area devastated. In some cases, hygiene risks are astronomical. People die from infectious diseases or from injuries that are not treated properly. So ...
  • What You Need to Know About Expiration Dates

    What You Need to Know About Expiration Dates

    Much of what you know about expiration dates is false. While that little date found somewhere on your food packages seems quite authoritative, almost governmental in the minds of most, it is merely a suggestion made by the company that sells the product. If you were a milk vender who had a ...
  • 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 ...