Tag Archives: Medicine

Week 20 – Question of the Week: How does 9/11 compare with what’s on the horizon?

Week 20: 2011-08-19 September 11, 2001 my brother was in NYC – not in the midst of the action, but close enough to see the buildings on fire.  He high-tailed it out of the city as quick as he could.  … Continue reading

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Week 19 – Question of the Week: Do doctors seem scared by the medical establishment?

Week 19: 2011-08-12 This week I was thinking about all the rules with which physicians must comply.  Here’s a few off the top of my head: Be licensed by state Completely annual continuing education requirements according to license and specialty … Continue reading

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Week 17 – Question of the Week: Do you want your personal health information on the internet?

Week 17: 2011-07-28 Few people realize that their computerized medical files may be on the internet. With one goal of electronic health records being easier communication from doctor to doctor, and with the need for a universal method of such … Continue reading

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Herbal medicine – a new vision

I woke up this morning with a new vision of herbal medicine. (I’m not sure it really was a vision, but it came to me that way.) God gave us the plant kingdom to feed us. I think we’re all … Continue reading

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Trials and Tribulations in Medical Prepping

Frustated with preparing for end-of-life-as-we-know-it medical concerns?  Today a reader and health care provider shares her experience with trying to get her doctor to help her with medical prepping.    * * * I personally have been ethical and forthright with … Continue reading

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Clinical Laboratory Procedures under Austere Conditions: Part I – Introduction

The following post on clinical laboratory procedures is contributed by Pete Farmer,  who holds advanced degrees in research biology and history, and is also an RN and EMT.  * * * Among the many unsung heroes and heroines of modern medicine are … Continue reading

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Week 9 – Question of the Week: How far are you prepared to stray from your area of expertise?

Week 9: 2011-05-05 Today I’m asking our professionals to comment on the following question: At TEOTWAWKI, how far are you prepared to stray from your area of expertise? Would a veterinarian be willing to perform an appendectomy?  As an EMT … Continue reading

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Should you worry about your blood pressure in 2012?

D. Brown asks:  From my study and research it looks like blood pressure can be treated with herbs and diet.  Am I correct in this understanding? Generally speaking, high blood pressure falls into two categories: the kind that may kill … Continue reading

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Free Download – When there’s no other doctor

Suppose there’s no doctor to help you or your family. Where do you start? If no physician is available, and you become responsible for the health care of your family or group, what should you know about a patient? No doubt … Continue reading

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Suturing a Wound – Part I

Rather than make my own video, I thought I’d save time and see if someone else had done the work for me. Luckily, they did!  Here’s the first in a series.  This doctor explains things quite well. Buy yourself a … Continue reading

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