Category: Medical


The Return of Deadly Disease in America

Preppers concern themselves with all sorts of threats. The between the human element and natural disaster, they often shudder at the idea of what might come to take them out after a collapse.

Preppers concern themselves with all sorts of threats. The between the human element and natural disaster, they often shudder at the idea of what might come to take them out after a collapse. Well, the reality is that it will …

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Build a Boo Boo Kit with your Kids

How far can we take our kids on the preparedness journey? Its a very interesting question.

How far can we take our kids on the preparedness journey? Its a very interesting question. There are some avenues they are more willing to go down. One of the best is first aid. You cannot pack up a survival …

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5 Antibacterial Herbs to Grow This Spring

There are many different types of herbs and healing plants that you can both eat and use as medicine.

There are many different types of herbs and healing plants that you can both eat and use as medicine. The world is opening its eyes to these power plants and learning how to use them. Growing medicine is as easy …

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Using Wild Cherry Wood Bark

There are many means of harvesting wild medicine.

There are many means of harvesting wild medicine. In fact, there are whole volumes on the subject. The fact that most Americans turn a blind eye to this subject is very nerve-racking.  It’s just built around the idea that medicine …

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Get Yourself some Guidance in First Aid

There is a lot of suffering that can befall the average American. Life is no easy thing.

There is a lot of suffering that can befall the average American. Life is no easy thing. Its a succession of hurtles that we all must jump. We get over some and we crash through others. Prepping is not the …

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Three Places Everyone Should Store a First Aid Kit

Could you have ever imagined storing and owning some of the things you do?

Could you have ever imagined storing and owning some of the things you do? Was your path one that leads, seamlessly, to preparedness? For many of us, it has taken a lot of change and effort to get to this …

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Soothing Gastrointestinal Issues with Sassafrass

There are many different types of healing trees, roots and herbs that are naturally occurring.

There are many different types of healing trees, roots and herbs that are naturally occurring. You will find many varieties but one of the easiest to find is sassafras. Its distinct mitten shaped leaves and “root beer” aroma makes it …

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Illness Outbreaks around the World

There are lots of things to be concerned with and prepare for in the year 2019. Many preppers only consider disease when it comes in the form of a deadly pandemic.

There are lots of things to be concerned with and prepare for in the year 2019. Many preppers only consider disease when it comes in the form of a deadly pandemic. However, because of some lax policies and dangerous practices …

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When Does a Flu Become a Pandemic?

When Does a Flu Become a Pandemic? - Flu strains are predicted before the annual season not just for vaccination purposes, but for tracking purposes as well. It is a dice roll, since there is no way to be sure what strain of seasonal flu is around the corner, but it is at least a loaded dice roll: like predicting the weather. The accuracy rate is between 40-60% according to the CDC, and then it has varying effectiveness based on the type of flu strain.

Seasonal flu and pandemic flu are two completely different beasts. There are plenty of factors to consider when identifying a pandemic. Luckily, these factors are tracked by several agencies that can give some advanced warning. Unluckily, our growing urban populations …

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Great First Aid Training Courses

Injury and illness go hand in hand with emergency and disaster. They are big players in the game.

Injury and illness go hand in hand with emergency and disaster. They are big players in the game. As preppers we spend a lot of time worrying about security and defense, and for good reason, but the likely hood that …

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