Category «Over-the-Counter Medications»

Stocking common over-the-counter medications is a wise plan in the event medications are unavailable.

Prepare 2015 – $20 and 15 Minutes – September Goal

Do you know how to treat this? Do you have the supplies at home to take care of someone you love if they suddenly look like this ? Simple over-the-counter medications can treat many of life’s minor medical problems such as these unexplained hives. Cynthia J. Koelker, MD, the author of the book Armageddon Medicine, is …

Ebola at Your Door? Review Our Pandemic Preps Checklist

The threat of an Ebola outbreak in the United States appears to be a real possibility. It is time to check your preparations and ensure that everything is in order. How do you prepare for a pandemic anyway? Ebola has a very high mortality rate. Your best chance of surviving is to avoid the virus …

Get Ready for Ebola

The Centers for Disease Control recently released a checklist to help hospitals detect, protect and respond to Ebola patients. While Ebola does not currently present a threat in the United States, an Ebola outbreak could be devastating to our population. There is no cure or vaccine and the death rate is extremely high. The best …

Secret to Stopping a Nosebleed

Life’s challenges present great opportunities to gain hidden treasures of knowledge. At 8:30 on Sunday morning I received a call asking for tips to stop a nosebleed. My dear mother-in-law had been up since 3 am with a bloody nose. She has a history of nosebleeds and is pretty up-to-date on the options, which she …