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Armageddon Medicine

  • What you will find here
    This web site is devoted to empowering you, the reader, to care for your loved ones and yourself when there’s no other choice. Thank you for visiting and may God bless you richly in 2016 and beyond. – Doc Cindy … Continue reading →
    - 22 May 16, 4:01am -
  • Fish Antibiotic Update 2016
    As of 2016 most preppers are well aware of OTC "fish antibiotics" intended for aquarium use. If the concept is new to you, please search this site for earlier articles, including yearly updates.In reviewing several fish antibiotic web sites, I s…
    - 21 May 16, 8:15pm -
  • Antibiotics – 5 Reasons to Avoid Them – Yeast Infection, MRSA, Resistance, Diarrhea, and Allergy
    [Original publication date 2-24-11. Content and links checked and updated 5-21-16.]   Have a cold? Take an antibiotic?   Ear pain? Take an antibiotic.   Acne? Take an antibiotic. That’s what people think anyway. But is this really the best … C…
    - 21 May 16, 2:17pm -
  • Human Nature and Why Socialism (and Socialized Medicine) Won’t Work
    It was 2010 when I wrote the following…that was pre-Obamacare.  Did his plan even have a name back then? The Affordable Care Act. I sometimes forget that’s the actual name.  I’m supposing the doubling of my insurance premiums has made … Con…
    - 25 Feb 16, 2:53pm -
  • Broken Bones, Dementia, and the End of the World – Introduction
    Twice so far I’ve ignored this blog for months on end.  Both times were for serious medical problems. There’s nothing like a crisis to interrupt your disaster planning! The first time, in 2010, my son was severely injured in a motorcycle … Co…
    - 15 Dec 15, 7:57pm -

Doom and Bloom

  • Typhus Outbreak in L.A.
    Typhus Outbreak in L.A.TYPHUS IN L.A. In our upcoming book “Alton’s Antibiotics and Infectious Disease: A Guide to the Wise Use of Drugs in Austere Settings, we include a section about epidemic infectious diseases that aren’t common now, but wi…
    - 4 days ago 17 Oct 18, 11:09pm -
  • Video: How To Perform A Neuro Exam
    Video: How To Perform A Neuro ExamThe medic for a survival group needs to be able to stop a wound from bleeding and splint an ankle sprain. For a long-term situation, however, a caregiver needs to know how to perform exams that would identify other m…
    - 9 days ago 12 Oct 18, 9:09pm -
  • Survival Medicine Hour: Antibiotics, Resistance, Mastitis, More
    Survival Medicine Hour: Antibiotics, Resistance, Mastitis, MoreSURVIVAL MEDICINE HOUR PODCAST When modern medical care isn’t available, many deaths would be prevented by the availability of antibiotics in your disaster medicine cabinet. Indeed, you…
    - 9 days ago 12 Oct 18, 5:50pm -
  • Survival Medicine Hour: Opioids, Respiratory Infections, More
    Survival Medicine Hour: Opioids, Respiratory Infections, MoreSURVIVAL MEDICINE HOUR PODCAST It’s important to realize that the majority of respiratory infections, including the flu and the common cold, are caused by viruses and do not improve with…
    - 16 days ago 5 Oct 18, 6:25pm -
  • Survival Medicine Hour: Off-Grid Waste Issues, Face Masks, More
    Survival Medicine Hour: Off-Grid Waste Issues, Face Masks, MoreSURVIVAL MEDICINE HOUR PODCAST We’ve mentioned that we’re finishing up a book on antibiotics and the diseases they treat, and I hope you’ve made some provisions for having some anti…
    - 23 days ago 28 Sep 18, 5:20pm -

Web MD

  • Hospital Bed Sheets Still Germy Despite Washing
    Despite being washed with industrial detergent in high, disinfecting temperatures, hospital sheets still were contaminated with the potentially life-threatening C. difficile bacteria, researchers found. And those sheets spread the bacteria to uncont…
    - 2 days ago 19 Oct 18, 8:15pm -
  • Almost Half of Americans Are Trying to Lose Weight: CDC
    In a national health survey, 49.3 percent of people aged 20 and older said they'd tried to lose weight over the past 12 months, the CDC reports.
    - 2 days ago 19 Oct 18, 6:15pm -
  • Stroke Rates Higher Among Pot Users
    A new study says that smoking marijuana could raise the risk for any stroke by 15 percent and 29 percent for an ischemic stroke -- the most common kind,
    - 2 days ago 19 Oct 18, 6:15pm -
  • Polio-Like Illness Strikes Kids, Frustrates Doctors
    The good news is that the disease is very rare. Only one in 1 million people will get it, and most of them will recover without treatment. Still, because the disease is more likely to strike children, and because of the mysteries of it and because of…
    - 2 days ago 19 Oct 18, 6:08pm -
  • Study: Let the Sun In to Cut Down on Germs
    In a new study, about 12 percent of bacteria, on average, were able to reproduce in dark rooms, compared with 6.8 percent in sunlit rooms, and 6.1 percent in rooms exposed to UV light, ABC News reported.
    - 2 days ago 19 Oct 18, 5:38pm -