CPR: Performing and Becoming Certified

January 13, 2016 Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique useful in many emergencies, including heart attack or near drowning, in which someone’s breathing or heartbeat has...

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7 Natural Ways to Soothe a Respiratory Infection

December 13, 2015 Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician, was right when he pronounced, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” This has been confirmed by decades of research showing the...

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Building a Target First Aid Kit: Part 5

October 21, 2015 In the earlier parts, we discussed what a first aid kit is, and populated it with bandaging supplies and other “first aid” supplies. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 The issues we...

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Building a Target First Aid Kit: Part 3

October 7, 2015 In parts one and two, we discussed what a first aid kit is, and started to populate it with the broadest category of first aid supplies; that is, for treating penetrations of the skin....

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How to Treat an Open Wound

July 16, 2015 Do you know how to treat an open wound? If not, you need to learn. Treating open wounds and other types of emergency first aid will be one of the most important survival skills when SHTF....

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More Uncommon First Aid Items

April 9, 2015 Several months ago, we published an article by Gaye Levy about uncommon items to pack in your first aid kit. Today, she’s adding a few more items to that list. Check out the article...

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Prepping for SHTF With a Medical Condition

October 23, 2014 In the real world, no one is perfectly healthy. Sickness and disease do not choose any particular age, gender, or race. Even preppers are not exempted from the reality of medical...

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