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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

  • Survival Medicine Hour: Antibiotics, Bears Pt.2, Nutrition with Amy
    Survival Medicine Hour: Antibiotics, Bears Pt.2, Nutrition with AmySURVIVAL MEDICINE HOUR PODCAST The human body is a marvel of biologic engineering. Its immune system usually kills bacteria and other harmful germs before they can multiply and cause…
    - 3 days ago 13 Jul 18, 8:10pm -
  • Video: A Short History Of Microbes
    Video: A Short History Of MicrobesVIDEO: A SHORT HISTORY OF GERMS In this video, Joe Alton MD discusses a short history of something that’s been on our planet for billions of years: microbes! Of course, most microbes are perfectly harmless, but som…
    - 3 days ago 13 Jul 18, 1:14pm -
  • Survival Medicine Hour: Heat Waves, Bears, Turmeric, More
    Survival Medicine Hour: Heat Waves, Bears, Turmeric, MoreSURVIVAL MEDICINE HOUR PODCAST Many consider a heat wave to be just a time to put an extra ice cube in the lemonade, but it’s a deadly natural disaster. More people die in heat waves in the U…
    - 10 days ago 6 Jul 18, 6:34pm -
  • Headaches, Part 2: Migraines
    Headaches, Part 2: MigrainesHeadaches, Part 2: MIGRAINES In part I of this series, I mentioned that headaches might be just an annoyance to some, but a dangerous sign of a serious medical issue to others. They can be caused simply by tension and stre…
    - 10 days ago 6 Jul 18, 4:16pm -
  • Fireworks Safety
    Fireworks SafetyFIREWORKS SAFETY It’s the 4th of July, and many proud Americans will be celebrating with fireworks. An unlucky (or careless?) few will wind up running afoul of their own pyrotechnics; just ask my old buddy “Three-Fingered Fred”.…
    - 12 days ago 4 Jul 18, 3:24pm -

Web MD

  • newFDA Recalls Some Valsartan Drugs Due to Impurity
    The FDA is investigating how much NDMA is in the recalled products and is trying to find out the possible effects on patients who have been taking them.
    - 3 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 3:25pm -
  • newOpioids Given Too Easily to Children, Study Finds
    More than one in 10 kids enrolled in Tennessee's Medicaid program received an opioid prescription each year between 1999 and 2014, even though they did not have a severe condition requiring powerful painkillers, researchers have found.
    - 4 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 2:15pm -
  • newSmoking May Boost Risk of AFib
    Smokers are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation, but the risk is reduced considerably in those who quit, researchers in Norway have found.
    - 4 hours ago 16 Jul 18, 2:15pm -
  • Too Few Kids Screened For Developmental Delays
    Fewer than one-third of U.S. children under 3 years old receive recommended screening for developmental problems, researchers at John Hopkins University report.
    - 3 days ago 13 Jul 18, 8:15pm -
  • Is Depression During Pregnancy on the Rise?
    Compared with their mothers' generation, young women who became pregnant between 2012 and 2016 were at greater risk of having "high" scores when they were screened for depression, British researchers report.
    - 3 days ago 13 Jul 18, 6:15pm -