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The ethics of double-dipping

If you’re worried about the future and being without medicine, and if your doctor won’t give you extra, what can you do? Do doubt the thought of finding a different or second doctor has crossed your mind.  But does this … Continue reading

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Fish Antibiotics – Where to Start: Cephalexin

If you’ve given up on getting your doctor to prescribe extra antibiotics for stockpiling or perhaps merely want to supplement your limited stores, you may be considering the “fish antibiotic” route. This series of articles in aimed at discussing the … Continue reading

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Armageddon Medicine – What’s in the book?


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The Four Phases of Armageddon Medicine

In the preface to my upcoming book, Armageddon Medicine, I refer to the four phases health care will likely experience at TEOTWAWKI: floundering, fading, forgotten, and future. Recently someone asked, Are there any signs the process has already begun? Is … Continue reading

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Week 12 – Question of the Week: How can we best serve our country in preparing for an Armageddon event?

Week 12: 2011-05-26 With Memorial Day approaching, today I’m asking all readers to consider this question: How can we best serve our country in preparing for an Armageddon event? I know several readers and contributors are serving or have served in … 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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How to Get Your Doctor to Help You Stockpile Medicine

The following article was originally published at www.survivalblog.com in September 2010 * * * Picture this: Your doctor enters the room and asks, “How can I help you today?” “I’d like enough medicine to survive the end of the world … Continue reading

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Best Antibiotic Doses to Stockpile

After reading Seven Antibiotics to Stockpile and Why, readers have asked what dose of antibiotics to stockpile.  As a general rule, I suggest that you not request multiple strengths of a single medicine, as few if any doctors would agree … Continue reading

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Seven Antibiotics to Stockpile and Why – SurvivalBlog post

 The following article was written for SurvivalBlog, Friday, February 18, 2011.  The full article may be found at: http://www.survivalblog.com/2011/02/seven_antibiotics_to_stockpile.html   Dr. Koelker now serves as SurvivalBlog’s Medical Editor   * * * Assuming your personal physician will help you stockpile … Continue reading

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