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In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour Podcast, Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss a hazard you’ll encounter if you don’t sterilize water in the wilderness: Giardiasis! Also, a discussion of how to survive at sea, whether on a capsized boat, a life raft,
Author: Dr Bones
Posted: April 19, 2015, 2:15 am
  In this video, Joe Alton, MD, aka Dr. Bones, discusses the importance of having antibiotics in your medical storage to deal with infections in austere settings. This is the first of a series that will discuss various antibiotics, their veterinary equivalents, and their applications for survival situations.   To
Author: Dr Bones
Posted: April 17, 2015, 11:41 pm
  In our last article, we discussed the case of a man who was stranded at sea for 66 days without much ill effect other than weight loss. Luckily for him, his sailboat was his primary residence and was able to “right” itself with most of his supplies intact, minus
Author: Dr Bones
Posted: April 14, 2015, 6:57 pm
In the news, a man named Louis Jordan survived 66 days lost at sea off the Carolina coast with little apparent physical effect. Some have wondered out loud how this is possible: Could it have been staged? I decided to take a closer look at why he was so successful
Author: Dr Bones
Posted: April 7, 2015, 2:39 pm
In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour podcast, the Altons, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss two epidemic diseases that sound  and look similar but aren’t: Typhoid and Typhus. Also, Nurse Amy discusses the various uses of valerian root in home remedies, and we begin a discussion of
Author: Dr Bones
Posted: April 6, 2015, 1:48 am
  You probably know about Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy’s long-running podcast, but did you know that we have a videocast too, in collaboration with the nice folks at Around The Cabin? We not only talk about medical issues in survival, but also give demonstrations.   Since it’s done live,
Author: Dr Bones
Posted: April 5, 2015, 1:19 pm
  Last time, we discussed the nature of fire and what to do if you were caught in a blaze in a house or building. We’ve also talked how to establish, in a rural setting, a defensive space around the house against forest fires.   In this article, we review
Author: Dr Bones
Posted: April 3, 2015, 7:14 pm
In this episode of the Doom and Bloom(tm) Survival Medicine Hour, Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy discuss the recent 3-building blaze in NYC, the nature of fires, and how to survive one. Also, Dr. Bones tells you how to make normal saline solution for irrigation
Author: Dr Bones
Posted: March 28, 2015, 8:30 pm
  As I write this, a four-story building in New York City is reported to have collapsed during an explosion and subsequent fire. Although details are sketchy at present, it made me think about what you should do in a circumstance like this to protect your family.   Every year,
Author: Dr Bones
Posted: March 26, 2015, 9:36 pm
In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour, Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy discuss expiration dates and what they really mean, how to deal with open wounds, and health benefits of tomatoes. to Listen in, click the link below:   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/survivalmedicine/2015/03/23/survival-medicine-hour-open-wounds-tomatoes-expiration-dates   Wishing you the best of health in good
Author: Dr Bones
Posted: March 23, 2015, 10:28 pm




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