Archive for ' Staying Healthy'

Medical basics: Wound infections Posted:April 05, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Medical basics: Wound infections

Guest post by by Joe Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones of www.doomandbloom.net As a physician, I have on occasion dealt with infected wounds, sometimes from injury and also after surgical procedures. In a survival setting, most [...]

13 Creative & Healthy Uses for Thieves Oil Posted:April 01, 2014 By:

13 Creative & Healthy Uses for Thieves Oil

Surely there aren’t very many essential oil blends that have more impressive bragging rights than Thieves Oil. After all, how many oils claim to have been concocted during the years of the Black Plague, protecting their [...]

Two Medical Kit Must-Haves From the Battlefront Posted:March 14, 2014 By:John A. Heatherly

Two Medical Kit Must-Haves From the Battlefront

“Every major conflict throughout history produces a medical miracle.  This conflict’s miracle is QuikClot.”  -Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN (embedded with the U.S. Marines 2003)   Positive elements can be discovered in any situation, military action included. Two [...]

3 Key medical concepts to teach to any child Posted:February 11, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

3 Key medical concepts to teach to any child

“The kids are playing doctor!” More than one horrified mom has made that statement over the many, many decades that curious kids have been re-enacting their exams at the pediatrician’s office. “I’ll be the doctor and [...]

Book review: Living Ready Pocket Manual: First Aid by James Hubbard M.D. Posted:January 08, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Book review: Living Ready Pocket Manual: First Aid by James Hubbard M.D.

I never thought I would enjoy reading a book about treating burns to human flesh, but I actually did when I read Dr. James Hubbard’s book Burns. When he asked if I would read and review [...]

9 Things every prepper should know about Obamacare Posted:November 05, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

9 Things every prepper should know about Obamacare

You haven’t been living under a rock, so I’m certain you’ve been catching the news about the debacle of Obamacare, now in full swing. From millions of cancelled insurance policies to a $600 million website that [...]

VIDEO VIBE WEBINAR: Staying healthy this winter, the natural way Posted:November 04, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

VIDEO VIBE WEBINAR: Staying healthy this winter, the natural way

You can watch a recording of this video webinar at this link. It’s that time of year again. Surely the people at Kleenex look forward to fall and winter as their busiest time of year when [...]

Herbal First Aid for the Family: Every day and Post-Disaster, Part 1 Posted:September 02, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Herbal First Aid for the Family: Every day and Post-Disaster, Part 1

I’m delighted to introduce you to The Human Path, an online resource that offers an herbology course, among many other programs. This article was written by Sam Coffman, who has developed the programs, along with his [...]

12 Days of Back-to-School Giveaways: Day 4, Mamma Chia Squeeze snacks! Posted:August 04, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

12 Days of Back-to-School Giveaways: Day 4, Mamma Chia Squeeze snacks!

This giveaway has ended, and reader Grilled Asparagus is the winner! If you would still like to try Mamma Chia Squeeze snacks, visit their website! Here’s something completely different! Chia seeds have wonderful health benefits. I [...]

Dandelions: The weed you need Posted:August 04, 2013 By:The Survival Mom

Dandelions: The weed you need

Guest post by Donna Miller, host of Surviving on Shoestrings and co-owner of Miller’s Grainhouse The dandelion is usually thought of as a pesky and annoying, yet remarkably resilient weed. It is the arch nemesis of [...]