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  • The bad news:  treating blood pressure without access to current medications will be a challenge for many at TEOTWAWKI. The good news:  dietary changes alone can make a significant difference. All...

    Tip of the Week: Treating blood pressure at TEOTWAWKI

    The bad news:  treating blood pressure without access to current medications will be a challenge for many at TEOTWAWKI. The good news:  dietary changes alone can make a significant difference. All...

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  • If you have kids at home and are worried about strep throat, check out the over-the-counter rapid strep kits on Amazon.  I have not seen them for sale in local...

    Tip of the Week: Home strep throat tests

    If you have kids at home and are worried about strep throat, check out the over-the-counter rapid strep kits on Amazon.  I have not seen them for sale in local...

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  • In an era without easy access to antibiotics, saving your precious penicillin for a serious pneumonia would be wise. So what do you do if you have a (mild) case...

    Tip of the Week: Dilute bleach for superficial infections

    In an era without easy access to antibiotics, saving your precious penicillin for a serious pneumonia would be wise. So what do you do if you have a (mild) case...

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  • SURVIVAL MEDICINE 101 Live Workshop with Doc Cindy Tuition only $350/person plus $50 materials fee for 3 full days of instruction (9-4:30 daily) with Doc Cindy 2014 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 2014 CLASSES:...

    Survival Medicine 101

    SURVIVAL MEDICINE 101 Live Workshop with Doc Cindy Tuition only $350/person plus $50 materials fee for 3 full days of instruction (9-4:30 daily) with Doc Cindy 2014 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 2014 CLASSES:...

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  • SURVIVAL MEDICINE 102 Live Workshop with Doc Cindy Tuition only $350/person (plus $50 material fee) for 3 full days of instruction (9-4:30 daily) with Doc Cindy 2014 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE Upcoming Dates...

    Survival Medicine 102

    SURVIVAL MEDICINE 102 Live Workshop with Doc Cindy Tuition only $350/person (plus $50 material fee) for 3 full days of instruction (9-4:30 daily) with Doc Cindy 2014 WORKSHOP SCHEDULE Upcoming Dates...

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  • SURVIVAL MEDICINE 201 – Advanced New! Live Advanced Workshop with Doc Cindy Tuition only $350/person plus $50 materials fee for 3 full days of instruction (9-4:30 daily) with Doc Cindy 2014...

    Survival Medicine 201 and 202

    SURVIVAL MEDICINE 201 – Advanced New! Live Advanced Workshop with Doc Cindy Tuition only $350/person plus $50 materials fee for 3 full days of instruction (9-4:30 daily) with Doc Cindy 2014...

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  • Dr. Koelker is honored to serve as Medical Editor for SurvivalBlog To read her articles, click on any title below Essential Medical Skills to Acquire – Part 1: Introduction, by Cynthia...

    Doc Cindy on SurvivalBlog

    Dr. Koelker is honored to serve as Medical Editor for SurvivalBlog To read her articles, click on any title below Essential Medical Skills to Acquire – Part 1: Introduction, by Cynthia...

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  • Recently I came upon a wonderful free medical ap, namely the Visible Body, Human Anatomy Atlas.  I wish such a great tool had been available in my medical school days,...

    Dem Bones . . . I love this free ap!

    Recently I came upon a wonderful free medical ap, namely the Visible Body, Human Anatomy Atlas.  I wish such a great tool had been available in my medical school days,...

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  • Jennifer asks: 

I have heart, lung, & mobility issues.  Most prepping info assumes one is young & healthy.  I’ve had a heart attack (at age 49), asthma & both lungs filled with blood clots, lung collapse, low efficiency lungs, on oxygen & many meds.  I’ve fought this de-conditioning my whole life (am 57), but can no longer even manage house work. 

So, hiking out isn’t feasible.  What do you recommend for people in this situation?

    What if you’re not young and healthy?

    Jennifer asks: I have heart, lung, & mobility issues. Most prepping info assumes one is young & healthy. I’ve had a heart attack (at age 49), asthma & both lungs filled with blood clots, lung collapse, low efficiency lungs, on oxygen & many meds. I’ve fought this de-conditioning my whole life (am 57), but can no longer even manage house work. So, hiking out isn’t feasible. What do you recommend for people in this situation?

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  • For anyone who wants to practice their suturing skills, check out www.sim-vivo.com.  They sell the best, most affordable practice suture I’ve found.  They also offer free training videos and sell...

    Tip of the week: Excellent, affordable practice suture

    For anyone who wants to practice their suturing skills, check out www.sim-vivo.com.  They sell the best, most affordable practice suture I’ve found.  They also offer free training videos and sell...

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