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Survival Medicine Hour: Mudslides, Antibiotics, EMPs

1/12/2018
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New Show 1/12/2018 mudslide survival, fish antibiotics, and electromagnetic pulses! More info to follow!

Duration: 00:55:00


Survival Medicine Hour: Cold Weather Issues on the trail, in the car, at home

1/5/2018
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It's January, and bitter cold has already engulfed much of North America, with heavy snowfall and high winds causing all sorts of issues that might be hazardous to your health. Nurse Amy and Dr. Bones (Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton ARNP) go over a myriad of cold weather issues like hypothermia, winter car survival if stranded, and more. . We pleased to announce that KYAH in the great state of Utah is now carrying our show on land-based radio! We wish you the best of health in 2018! Joe and Amy...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Surviving House Fires, Medical Preparedness, More

12/29/2017
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12 people die in an apartment house fire in New York City, despite the presence of outdoor fire escapes on each floor. Winter is associated with the cold, but the heat from a fire is also part of it, as gas leaks and frayed electrical heating wires combust and cause major damage. Dr. Alton discusses 6 important things to know about the behavior of fire, and just what to do to get out of that burning building alive. Plus, many folks are well-prepared with regards to extra food and water, but...

Duration: 00:55:00


Survival Medicine Hour: Spirituality and Survival, Cellulitis, Medic Realities

12/22/2017
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In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour, Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton ARNP discuss the role of spirituality in survival, and the role hope plays in keeping people resilient in the face of adversity. Also, some hard realities the medic must confront in long-term survival scenarios and the role natural plant products will play in keeping people healthy when the medications run out. Plus, a discussion of one of the most common issues that will attend injuries in survival settings:...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Anthony Furey, EMP author, wildfire survival

12/13/2017
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Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton ARNP welcome Anthony Furey of the Sun Newspaper Chain to discuss his new book "Pulse Attack: The Real Story Behind the Weapon that can Destroy North America". Both the Altons and Mr. Furey are concerned about the risks associated with electromagnetic pulse attacks, when a nuclear weapon is detonated high in the atmosphere. Once thought to be the stuff of post-apocalyptic fiction, North Korea has recently acknowledged the usefulness of such an attack against the...

Duration: 00:55:00


Survival Medicine Hour: Wound Closure, EMPs, Herbal Teas

12/8/2017
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Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton ARNP, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss various methods of wound closure and when it's acceptable to close and when it's not. Less invasive methods like Steri-Strips and Glues are discussed as important ways to stretch the longevity of more high-tech items like sutures and staples. Also, the electromagnetic pulse caused by a North Korean nuclear weapon exploded high above, say, Kansas, can wreak havoc on the electrical grid and certain electronics, but we've...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Acid Reflux, Medical Barter Items, Colds vs Flus, More

11/30/2017
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Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton ARNP, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss a number of topics, including honey as a treatment for burns, how to tell colds vs. flus, medical barter items, acid reflux, using glues to close wounds, and much more! Honey, if raw and unprocessed, has antibacterial effect and may be useful to treat burns in situations where modern medical care is not a possibility. Do you have a cold or the flu? Here's some tips on how to tell the difference. Most survivalists consider...

Duration: 00:55:00


Survival Medicine Hour: Natural Burn Remedies, Ingrown Nails, Lone Wolves

11/25/2017
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Does the "lone wolf" have an advantage or disadvantage in situations where you're knocked off the grid and long term survival is not a sure thing? Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton ARNP discuss the importance of community in tough times, even if it's just an extended family. Plus, after discussing first and second degree burns last week, Dr. Alton, aka Dr. Bones, tackles third degree burns, a difficult challenge for the survival medic, as well as natural burn remedies that might help speed recovery...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Burns, Respiratory Infections, Kratom Ban

11/17/2017
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In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour, Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss how to recognize and treat different types of burns, from first to third degree and the percentages of body surface affected. Also, more information on respiratory infections, including sinusitis, laryngitis, and laryngotracheitis, also known as “Croup”. Also, the FDA tries again to ban the natural pain herb Kratom after public pressure forced it to retract its plan to make it Scheule 1...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Influenza, Active Shooters, Infection Spread

11/9/2017
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The shooting at a Texas church came fast upon the Las Vegas shooting and the shooting at a church in Tennessee. it seems like you can't get away from headlines about some deranged, disgruntled, or politically motivated person out to do harm to innocent people. Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton ARNP discuss some common sense tips for average citizens and some advice for our society to prevent becoming soft targets. Also, Dr. Alton goes through various respiratory infections so that you can identify,...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Vehicular Terror, Disaster Supplies, Pain Relief

11/3/2017
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The NYC attack, which occurred very close to our daughter's workplace, killed 8 and injured a dozen more. More and more, terriorists are using vehicles to cause mayhem. What are some ways that you might be able to use rapid action to avoid losing your life in such an incident. Joe and Amy Alton discuss some options that might save some lives in these uncertain times. Also, disasters seem to always be in the news, but are people spending enough time getting supplies to get through tough...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Plague, Hepatitis, Pain Issues

10/27/2017
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An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 124 people and infected 1200. Although not an uncommon occurrence in the rural areas, this epidemic has hit the larger cities in the island nation, and is the deadlier version called "pneumonic plague". Pneumonic plague can be cured if found very early but if not, invariably results in death. Dr. Alton tells you all about bubonic, pneumonic, and septicemic plague and what the off-grid medic could do to prevent this terrible infectious disease...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Mudslides, OTC Drugs, More

10/20/2017
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Your survival medicine cabinet should have plenty of different meds that can handle pain, inflammation, fever, respiratory infections, stomach upset, diarrhea, and many more of the common issues that the survival medic will confront off the grid. Here's a good list and explanation of why you should have these medicines in your storage. Plus, Living in a cliffhanging home on Ski Mountain in Gatlinburg, TN, gateway to the Smokies, puts ol' Dr. Bones and the lovely Nurse Amy at risk for a...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Labor and Delivery, Wildfires, More

10/13/2017
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This episode features labor and delivery, and natural childbirth off the grid. Plus, California wildfires underscore the need for preparedness for property and personal defense. All this and much more on the Survival Medicine Hour with Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Pregnancy Management, Cloves, Bleeding Kits

10/6/2017
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What if you had to care for a pregnancy off the grid? Would you identify it as early as you should without pregnancy tests and ultrasounds? How can you assure the well-being of mother and baby during the pregnancy. Joe Alton MD and nurse-midwife Amy Alton, ARNP discuss how to keep an eye on that pregnant lady in your group from beginning all the way to 9 months (labor and delivery coming next time). Also, what would be the items you'd want in a kit for a public venue where a gunman could...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Pregnancy Issues, Church Safety, Rehydration, More

9/29/2017
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Joe and Amy Alton are concerned about natural disasters, but man-made mass casualties can be caused by active shooters, and they're now targeting our churches. A plan of action to ensure the safety of congregants should be established for every church, and the Altons have some suggestions. Also, after a disaster, you're told to be fruitful and multiply, but having a lot of women pregnant early in the aftermath could take away productive members of your group and put them at risk for...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Earthquakes, First Aid, Hornets, Birthing Supplies

9/22/2017
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What would you have done if you were in Mexico City during the recent earthquakes? Is there anything that might have increased your chances of survival? In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour, hosts Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton ARNP talk about earhtquakes in general and give you safety tips that could save a life. Plus, what supplies would you need for delivering a baby and caring for a pregnancy in tough times? Nurse Amy put on her Expert Council hat from Jack Spirko's Survival...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Irma, Floods, Shoulder Dislocation

9/15/2017
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Hurricane Irma has wreaked havoc on Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina, and our hosts Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr.Bones and Nurse Amy have now had two different homes survive destruction in a year: Their place in Gatlinburg on Ski Mountain, where 100 homes burned to the foundation last November as part of a huge human-set wildfire, and now their home in South Florida from Hurricane Irma's winds. We'll talk about flood survival and give you some tips on what to do in the aftermath of storms...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Hurricane Harvey, Floods, Diatomaceous Earth

9/1/2017
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Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc, caused death, and inflicted billions in damage as it hit the south Texas coast and Louisiana this week. Hosts Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, discuss the event and what must be done to prepare for killer storms, floods, and other aspects both before, during, and afterwards. Plus, Joe Alton MD answers a question from a listener about food grade diatomaceous earth, its uses and benefits, as well as untoward side effects. All this and more...

Duration: 00:54:59


Survival Medicine Hour: Skin Conditions, Sterile vs Clean, Instruments

8/24/2017
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In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour with Joe Alton MD and Amy Alton ARNP, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, our hosts discuss the difficulties in achieving sterility off the grid when it comes to techniques for procedures and for the proper cleaning and maintenance of important instruments. Plus, skin conditions that the medic will likely have to treat after a disaster, including contact dermatitis, psoriasis, stasis dermatitis, shingles, and much, much more. Wishiing you the best of...

Duration: 00:55:00

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