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Ebola Transmission – Understanding and Preparing for an Outbreak

The CDC makes no mention of Ebola transmission through airborne droplets in humans. Because of the severity of the current outbreak, however, transmission through airborne droplets seems like a possible explanation. Note that the author says airborne droplets and not simply airborne. There is a huge difference. Airborne implies that a disease can be spread through the inhalation of tiny, dry particles that remained suspended in the air for long a period of time. Read more

25 Healing Herbs You Can Use Every Day

There are times when it might be smarter to use an herbal remedy than a pharmaceutical. For example, sometimes an herb offers a safer alternative. Take chamomile: The flowers have been used for centuries as a gentle calmative for young and old alike.It's non-habit-forming and well tolerated, and a study sponsored by the University of Read more

Sugardine, an Easy to Use, Homemade Antiseptic

For thousands of years people have survived without the use of antibiotics. Many early treatments for infected wounds involved honey. Both the Smith Papyrus of 1700 B.C. and the Ebers Papyrus of 1500 B.C. describe the treatment of severe wounds and burns with coagulated milk Read more

Managing SHTF Sleep Deprivation

Ok, we probably got that one right on the multiple choice test questions. “A chronic sleep restricted state can cause fatigue, daytime sleepiness, clumsiness, and weight loss or gain. It adversely affects the brain and cognitive function.” Sleep deprivation over long periods of time Read more

21 Plants You Should Never Eat Or Touch

Well, knowing about poisonous or unsafe plants is just as important (or maybe even a little more). Some of them pose serious risks of injury, illness and even death to humans or animals. So it is only to our benefit to learn about them – how to identify these plants and test them Read more
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