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Dr Bones & Nurse Amy: The Survival Medicine Hour Of Doom & Bloom

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    How to Grow Eggplant in Containers: Great Tips!
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    Published on Mar 9, 2016
    Growing Eggplant is easy in containers if you follow some simple guidelines. Learn these tips and get great organic eggplant from your garden with your host Amy Alton, aka Nurse Amy from https://www.doomandbloom.net/
     
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    WORLD WAR II WALT DISNEY STUDIOS CHEMICAL WARFARE DEFENSE CARTOON 27674
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    Published on Mar 10, 2016
    This is a 1942 United States Navy Training Film, designated as MN-324A-D. PROTECTION AGAINST CHEMICAL WARFARE opens with a history of gas warfare while showing various gas masks. (00:00:33:00) At (00:01:20:00) , we see our first glimpse of animation provided by Walt Disney Studios, depicting a German gas attack.

    Through animation, the film goes on to inform the viewer about the different types of gas warfare, including tear gas (00:02:17:00) , irritant smoke (00:02:31:00) , lung irritant (00:02:48:00) and blister gas (00:03:00:00). Then, the film explains the differences between persistent and non-persistent chemical agents. Vintage shots of chemical bombs being dropped can be seen at (00:13:05:00). The warfare tactic known as gas strafing is shown at (00:13:35:00).

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    1951 ATOMIC ATTACK CIVIL DEFENSE FILM "PATTERN FOR SURVIVAL" 31574
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    Published on Mar 10, 2016
    PATTERN FOR SURVIVAL opens with a museum guide leading a wheel chair bound youth through a weapons display. (00:00:55:00) The purpose of this tour? To explain how mankind frequently creates frightening weapons which they struggle to understand. Such is the dilemma created by atomic bombs, manifested in the film as a mushroom cloud erupts across the screen. (00:02:15:00) As one of the earliest civil defense productions, Pattern for Survival enjoyed a wide distribution, delivering massive amounts of information by presenting lectures, demonstrations, and a hypothetical atomic attack.

    We then cut to the office of William Laurence, a journalist for the New York Times and media expert on nuclear developments who would later anchor the ABC evening news. Writer of multiple books on the atomic bomb and winner of several Pulitzer prizes, Laurence speaks:

    "I saw, with my own eyes, the power of the exploding atom! I witnessed the end of an era, and the beginning of a new one. I saw a world blow up in a burst of cosmic fire, a new one born from its ashes! I saw a great city disappear in a mushroom cloud in the fraction of a millionth of a second! I knew at last, man had a weapon that could destroy civilization!" The atomic bomb is the most powerful physical destructive weapon history has ever known! But it is above all a psychological terror weapon! Does this mean that we are helpless against an attack? There is most definitely a defense against the Atomic bomb! Note very carefully what is to follow!"
    - William Laurence

    We are then introduced to narrator and CBS radio reporter, Chet Huntley. Huntley then explains the scientific facts of nuclear detonations. We see an animated atom, shaking and ready to burst, releasing fission. (00:05:10:00) The animation outlines the three dangers produced by atomic combustion. Blast, shown removing a chunk of an animated city, fire, igniting the city, and Gamma rays, basking the rubble in a radioactive glow.

    Deep underground blast shelters, capable of surviving the fire and heat of the blast are the key to survival. The film advocates these structures for inner city target areas. Anticipating the scenario of a surprise attack, the film relates the concept of ducking into a doorway or sturdy alcove. Accompanying this advice are several amazing animated depictions of proposed blast shelters and men crouched behind shelter in the shadow of an atomic flash. (00:07:45:00)

    Later, Huntley returns to the screen again to emphasize the danger of flying glass, In the home as well as the office, a comprehensive survival kit should be kept handy at all time. (00:10:10:00) Suggested supplies include: Lava soap, bottled water, raisins, chocolate, canned goods, campsite table, cookware, and a first aid with sunburn cream along with a Red Cross manual, a pamphlet on atomic warfare, and several local maps. Putting all of this information together, PATTERN FOR SURVIVAL offers a hypothetical attack scenario, depicting the quick action that would be needed after a warning. (00:11:40:00)

    Finally, Huntley warns of another mode of attack, one more devastating then even a surprise air-burst. He speaks of a water-burst, an underwater detonation of atomic devices in port cities and coastal territories. (00:14:00:00) It was believed that an explosion underwater would bring fallout-laced rain pouring down upon major cities. At the end of this segment, a longshoreman watches a water burst mushroom cloud fly into the air (00:15:50:00) before stumbling indoors, narrowly missing the water raining over his work zone.

    PATTERN FOR SURVIVAL was produced in 1951 by Cornell Films.

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    Survival Medicine Hour: Charley Hogwood and Survival Groups, more
    March 13, 2016


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    In this episode of The Survival Medicine Hour, good friend, author, and new dad Charley Hogwood joins Dr. Joe Alton to discuss group dynamics in survival scenarios. Charley is a veteran army recon scout with the 11th Armored Cavalry and survival expert who wrote the bible of survival groups, “The Survival Group Handbook“.



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    Also the average family of four throws out $1500 worth of food a year, something that has got to concern any prepper. Plus: Is there a vaccine being developed that might kill cancer cells? It’s being tested right now in Great Britain. All this and more with Amy Alton, ARNP and Joe Alton, MD in their latest podcast.

    To listen in, click below:

    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/survivalmedicine/2016/03/13/survival-medicine-hour-charley-hogwood-and-survival-groups-more


    Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,


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    Food Wastage in Modern Times
    March 15, 2016


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    In a survival scenario, when you’re struggling just to make it one more day, there’s nothing that would horrify you more than the sight of food going to waste. Yet, The National Institute of Health says that U.S. consumers waste up to 50 percent more food than they did in the 1970s. 25 percent of all state landfills in the state of California is thought to be comprised of foodstuffs and agricultural waste, some of which is (or at least started off) edible.

    Who’s wasting all this food? Farmers, restaurants, and other agricultural concerns certainly contribute, but so do you. The U.S.D.A. (U.S, Dept. of Agriculture) says that an American family of four discards around $1,500 worth of food annually.

    That statistic certainly doesn’t warm the cockles of a prepper’s heart; there are a lot of supplies you could buy for $1500. So what’s behind all this food wastage?

    Could it have something to do with places like Whole Foods and Fresh Market? In olden days, fresh food was less desirable to many city dwellers. Some even considered it to be dangerous due to the possible presence of infectious organisms and improper food preparation practices. People relied on food preserved with salt or preferred non-perishable canned foods. But over the years, fresh food has become safe and widely available. From bananas in Montana to quinoa in Florida, you can get just about anything you want, even out of season due to imports. This might just be causing us to all become food snobs.

    Looking for the freshest food easily turns into a game of what’s the best-looking produce. That’s called food “aesthetics”. You’re looking for that perfect apple, and the result is that blemished items end up in landfills, never to see the inside of a supermarket.

    Only the best specimens make the cut onto U.S. food shelves. “A lot of product is excluded earlier in the supply chain because not everything grows that perfectly,” said a scientist for the Natural Resources Defense Council.

    This desire for perfect food is generating food and agricultural rubbish like never before. It’s not just picky shoppers though, though. The economics of agriculture has something to do with it. Big crop Producers sometimes throw out edible food just because the cost of harvesting and labor can make processing unprofitable.

    Of course hunger and poverty are real problems around the world today, not to mention in the uncertain future. Certainly, food demand will grow as the population grows, giving new importance to every calorie when it comes to food availability. The world’s population will reach 9.7 billion by 2050, up from the current 7.3 billion, and each one of those almost 10 billion will have a mouth that must be fed. Somebody, somewhere, is going to be happy to have that funny looking potato.

    Academics are looking for solutions to deal with food products that are rejected. This mostly involves working to use it as a source of energy, but the real goal of food production should be, well, to feed people. In other words, to fill stomachs and not landfills.

    Privileged societies can throw away a lot of imperfect food now, but one day that spoiled society might be reduced to eating spoiled food if a major catastrophe occurs. So be a little more lenient on that apple that’s not quite red enough or that banana with a bruise. Somewhere in this world, there’s somebody who wishes they could have the produce that isn’t pretty enough for your table.

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    Mass Casualty Incident- S.T.A.R.T. Triage Part 2
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    Published on Mar 19, 2016
    In mass casualty incidents, the use of primary triage is an efficient and safe method to give the most patients the best chance for survival. A process to sort patients and rank injuries when you as the medic are facing more than one patient in an emergency. Part 2 by Joseph Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones.
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    Mass Casualty Incident- S.T.A.R.T. Triage Part 1
     
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    Mass Casualty Incident S.T.A.R.T. Triage Part 3
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    Published on Mar 20, 2016
    In mass casualty incidents, the use of primary triage is an efficient and safe method to give the most patients the best chance for survival. A process to sort patients and rank injuries when you as the medic are facing more than one patient in an emergency. Part 3 by Joseph Alton, M.D., aka Dr. Bones.
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    Survival Medicine Hour: Allergies, Anaphylaxis, Antioxidants
    March 20, 2016


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    Joe Alton, MD and Amy Alton, ARNP are the medical experts for Jack Spirko’s popular Survival Podcast, and today take a question from Josh, who has four children that have issues with allergies although it’s never been an issue in his family. Dr. Alton discusses the Hygiene Hypothesis of why we’re experiencing an epidemic of allergies these, days, and how to recognize and deal with severe reactions. Also, Nurse Amy and Dr. Bones talk about antioxidants, a controversial topic to some in Western Medicine. What are they, what do they do, and a lot about how diet and lifestyle that could help your family stay healthy in good times or bad. All this and more in the latest episode of the Survival Medicine Hour!

    To listen in, click below:

    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/survivalmedicine/2016/03/20/survival-medicine-hour-allergies-anaphylaxis-antioxidants


    Wishing you the best of health in good times or bad,

    Joe and Amy Alton

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    Its Up To You: Dengue-Yellow Fever Control (1945)
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    Published on Mar 20, 2016
    Public health campaign for disease control via mosquito eradication.
     
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    The New 3 R’s: Reading, ‘Riting, Reducing Hemorrhage?
    March 25, 2016


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    Given the spate of bombings and shootings throughout the world, most recently in Brussels but also in Paris and San Bernardino, we now realize that mass casualty incidents (also called MCIs) are becoming part of the “New Normal”. A mass casualty incident is any event in which the medical resources available are inadequate for the number and severity of injuries incurred.



    Look at images of any terrorist attack, and you’ll see a lot of blood. These events tend to be over very quickly, but during that time, death from bleeding wounds can easily occur.



    In a world where high level medical care is just minutes away, we have become secure in the notion that help is forthcoming. Unfortunately, it is rarely immediately at hand; the actions of individuals at the scene may make the difference between life and death. If aid isn’t administered in the first few minutes, hemorrhage can be fatal. In a mass casualty incident, the sheer number of those needing help could overwhelm the ability to attend to them.



    Despite the urgency of the situation, law enforcement is taught not to approach the wounded until it is clear the threat has been neutralized. This is actually a wise move that avoids additional casualties, but adds a delay that may cost the wounded their lives. Therefore, the quick action needed may have to come from those involved but uninjured in the event. Of course, even these individuals should beware of continued hostile action before they rush to help.



    How many know exactly how to stop a major hemorrhage? Just a few. Only those in the medical field or who take First Responder classes have been taught basic techniques, such as how to use a tourniquet. But although you can find fire extinguishers on the wall, there are no medical kits readily available to help these Good Samaritans. Is it time to have these items on the wall (in emergency, break glass?) and to teach bleeding control as a subject in school and workplaces? As horrible as this sounds, It’s possible we have reached that point.



    Disasters occur regularly, not just terrorist events but natural disasters such as tornadoes, as well. If hemorrhage control first aid were a part of the curriculum, would it make a difference? Imagine a community full of people who learned to deal with injuries during their school years. Would there be lives saved, even if just by a witness to a car accident? How many lives would have to be saved for such a subject to be worthwhile to teach?

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    Also, is it time for basic medical kits to be placed in every teacher’s desk, workplace, and mall? Would it make people uncomfortable to see them? Probably as much as when you see a fire extinguisher.



    Certainly, such a first aid course in schools would not be for kindergarteners, but for teenagers and teachers. Videos and demonstrations would be important to desensitize students to the topic. Of course, parents who are concerned that their child would be traumatized emotionally would protest. Perhaps, however, those who underwent the training might become a little imbued with sterner stuff than our current crop of college students, who cry out in anguish when their safe spaces are invaded.



    These are hard times, and they come with hard realities. You might choose to live in denial of the “New Normal”, but I think you’d be grateful if the life of a loved one was saved by someone who learned Reading, ‘Riting, and Reduce hemorrhage.



    Joe Alton, MD

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    You might want to add some medical supplies for a terror event to your medicine cabinet in these uncertain times, so check out Nurse Amy’s line of medical kits and individual items at store.doomandbloom.net.


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    American Survival Radio Debuts
    March 28, 2016


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    In collaboration with Genesis Communications, Joe and Amy Alton have started a new radio show, American Survival Radio, that branches out from just survival medicine to all the news that affects, well, America’s Survival! America is at risk, have no doubt about it, in the uncertain future. On American Survival Radio, you’ll hear all about the issues that challenge our country today: Everything from terror attacks to weather gone wild to elections 2016, the Altons will pull no punches when it comes to opinions and advice that will help you keep it together, even if everything else fall apart.

    To listen in, click below and go to “podcast”:

    http://gcnlive.com/JW1D/index.php/showinfo?showCode=264

    Our Survival Medicine Hour podcast will continue as usual to focus on survival medical preparedness!

    American Survival Radio’s website and other social media resources are under construction at present, but we hope to bring you the news you need to keep those bumps on the road from being the end of the road for you and your family. Thanks for all the support, we are truly blessed.

    Joe and Amy Alton


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    How To “Lance” A Boil
    March 30, 2016


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    A “boil” is an abscess that involves the skin. Although boils (also called “furuncles“) refer to skin and subcutaneous tissues, you can get an abscess in just about any organ. I have seen abscesses in abdominal organs like the ovary or liver, or even in other places like gums. Wherever you find them, they are essentially a walled-off pocket of pus. Pus is the debris left over from your body’s attempt to eliminate an infection; it consists of white and red blood cells, inflammatory fluid, and live and dead microbes (in boils, usually Staph species).



    If the abscess was not caused by an infected wound or diseased tooth, it is possible that it originated in a “cyst”, which is a hollow structure filled with fluid. There are various types of cysts that can become infected and form abscesses:



    • Sebaceous: skin glands often associated with hair follicles, they are concentrated on the face and trunk. These cysts produce oily material known as “sebum”.
    • Inclusion: These occur when skin lining is trapped in deeper layers as a result of trauma. They continue to produce skin cells and grow.
    • Pilonidal: These cysts are located over the area of the tailbone, and are due to a malformation during fetal development. They easily become infected and require intervention.


    To deal with an abscess, a route must be forged to evacuate the pus. The easiest way to do this is to place warm moist compresses over the area, also known as “ripening the abscess”. Apply the compress over the area for 15 minutes or so every couple of hours during the day. This will help bring the infection to the surface of the skin, where it will form a “head” and, hopefully, drain spontaneously. The abscess will go from firm to soft as it ripens; it’ll develop a “whitehead” pimple at the likely point of exit.



    You’ll be tempted to squeeze the boil in an effort to relieve the pressure discomfort. Doing this, however, may make the infection worse. Patience is important for a few days to give the abscess a chance to resolve on its own.



    If a few days go by without spontaneous drainage, it may become clear that a boil or abscess will not respond to lesser treatment and needs surgical intervention. This is called “lancing a boil” and is otherwise referred to as “incision and drainage” in medical-ese. Always wash your hands and put on gloves before attempting this or, really, any other medical procedure.



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    Clean the area with an antiseptic and apply a numbing agent (even ice will do). You’ll need a sharp sterile instrument such as a scalpel (a #11 blade is best). If you don’t have a sterile instrument, you can put a thin blade over a fire until it becomes red hot, then let cool.





    Using the tip of the scalpel, pierce the skin over the abscess perpendicular to the surface of the skin. The pus should drain freely, and your patient will probably experience immediate relief from the release of pressure. Sometimes a small Kelly clamp is useful to break up little compartments in the abscess called “loculations“, Have some extra gauze handy, as a large boil can be messy to treat.

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    Irrigate the wound with lots of saline solution or clean water. A thin gauze moistened with Betadine is then placed in the abscess cavity, commercially available as “iodoform packing”. Finally, apply an antibiotic ointment like Bactroban or raw, unprocessed honey to the skin surrounding the incision and cover with a clean bandage. Change the packing twice daily until the abscess cavity fills in. If the abscess returns, the walls may need removal in a more extensive procedure.



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    Oral antibiotics are a useful additional tool to treat boils, whether or not you decide to lance them. Amoxicillin, Cephalexin, or Erythromycin are options that are available in veterinary equivalents (Fish-Mox, Fish-Flex, and Fish-Mycin, respectively).





    Incision and drainage may be helpful for dental abscesses as well, but may not save nearby teeth. Check our articles on this website under “dental” to see what should be in a kit to handle these problems. Of course, in normal times, seek modern medical and dental care whenever and wherever it is available.





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    Brown Recluse Spider Bites
    April 4, 2016


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    You might have seen our articles and videos on snakebite, but in a survival scenario, and really, everyday life, you will see a million insects for every snake; so many, indeed, that you can expect to regularly get bitten by them. Insect bites usually cause pain with local redness, itching, and swelling, but are rarely life-threatening, although some fleas and mosquitoes can transmit some pretty nasty diseases.

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    This time, we’ll talk about spider bites, and for a very specific reason. My lovely wife, Nurse Amy, has what we suspect is a brown recluse bite. As you know, we’re big on gardening and Amy spends a lot of time putting her green thumb to work growing some food. Well, there are bugs in any garden, and wouldn’t you know it, Amy got bitten by something. It started off as a blister, but then eroded the skin before stabilizing, and is now slowly healing.

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    Although tarantulas and other large spiders cause painful bites, most spider bites don’t even break the skin. In temperate climates, two spiders are to be especially feared: The black widow and the brown recluse. Today, we’ll talk about the brown recluse.



    The brown recluse spider is, well, brown, and has legs about an inch long. Unlike most spiders, it only has 6 eyes instead of 8, but they are so small that it’s difficult to identify them from this characteristic.



    Victims of brown recluse bites report them to be painless at first, but then may experience these symptoms:



    • Itching
    • Pain, sometimes severe, after several hours
    • Fever
    • Nausea and vomiting
    • Blisters


    The venom of the brown recluse is thought to be more potent than a rattlesnake’s, although much less is injected in its bite. Substances in the venom disrupt soft tissue, which leads to local breakdown of blood vessels, skin, and fat. This process, seen in severe cases, leads to “necrosis”, or death of tissues immediately surrounding the bite. Areas affected may be quite extensive. The same venom that acts to liquefy an insect’s innards for consumption causes the “flesh rotting” effect in human wounds.

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    A common appearance of a brown recluse bite is the formation of a reddish blister, surrounded by a bluish area, with a narrow whitish separation between the red and blue, giving a “bull’s-eye” pattern. In some people, however, very little effect is noted or the appearance can be quite variable, as seen in the above image of Nurse Amy’s bite.



    Once bitten, the human body activates its immune response as a result. Immune reactions can go haywire, destroying red blood cells and kidney tissue, and sometimes hampering the ability of blood to clot appropriately. These effects can lead to coma and, eventually, death. Almost all deaths from brown recluse bites are recorded in children.



    The treatment for spider bites includes:



    • Washing the area of the bite thoroughly
    • Applying ice to painful and swollen areas
    • Pain medications such as acetaminophen
    • Enforcing bed rest in severe cases
    • Warm baths for those with muscle cramps due to black widow bites, but stay away from applying heat to the area with brown recluse bites
    • Antibiotics to prevent secondary bacterial infection


    Home remedies include making a paste out of baking soda or aspirin and applying it to the wound. The same method, using olive oil and turmeric in combination, is a time-honored tradition. Dried basil has also been suggested; crush between your fingers until it becomes a fine dust, then apply to the bite. One naturopath uses Echinacea and Vitamin C to speed the healing process. Be aware that these methods may be variable in their effect from patient to patient.



    There are various vacuum devices and kits available that purport to remove venom from bite wounds. Unfortunately, these suction devices are generally ineffective in removing venom from wounds. Tourniquets are also not recommended and may be dangerous.



    Although antidotes known as “antivenins” exist and may be life-saving for venomous spider and even scorpion stings, these will be scarce in the aftermath of a major disaster. Luckily, most cases that are not severe will subside over the course of a few days, but the sickest patients will be nearly untreatable without the antivenin.



    Now, brown recluses are relatively new in Florida, but have been frequently reported recently in Florida, usually in the North. In the year 2000 alone the Florida Poison Control Network had recorded nearly 300 alleged cases of brown recluse bites in the state. Having said that, other infections or bites may appear similar, and some doctors feel that the brown recluse is often blamed for reactions that have nothing to do with it. other insect bites and some infections may also be the culprit.



    Amy’s bite is getting better, but it’s important to know that spiders exist and to keep a close eye out for them as you tend to your survival garden.



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    WORLD WAR II U.S. ARMY VENEREAL DISEASE SCARE FILM "PICK UP" 88434
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    During WWII a great deal of effort was made to educate military personnel and the civilian public about the problem of syphilis, as a part of the war mobilization effort. This incredible restricted film entitled PICK UP — which was flagged at the head and tail to prevent it being shown to civilian audiences — shows the plight of an American serviceman Corporal John Green who rescues a lady in distress, and then spends the night with the girl. It turns out she has syphillis. He fails to visit an aid station or have a pill after having "a time" with the girl. "Clean as a whistle" he tells his buddy -- who replies "even a whistle can get dirty."

    Green ends up getting treatment by a physician, and makes a recovery, but he pays a price: he loses his change to go home and see his parents and sweetheart before being shipped overseas, and has to put up with remarks from his fellow soldiers and officers.

    The film's over-the-top scenes, try to scare the viewer to avoid sexual contact that could lead to infection, and to consult a legitimate physician for diagnosis and treatment of existing problems. Aimed at a male viewership, the focus is on the individual's responsibility to avoid bars, dance floors, loose women and dark parts of the city where temptations lurk and, failing that, to get reliable medical tests and treatment. The film emphasizes the dangers of believing in the false promises of "quack" practitioners. Shots include views of laboratory testing, a brief animated film showing how the disease can spread over the city, and a montage of quack remedies for venereal disease.


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    Survival Medicine Hour: Altitude Sickness, Radiation, Zika, Survival Skills
    April 10, 2016


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    Nurse Amy was asked by Ballistic magazine to pick three survival skills she considers most important from a lengthy list, guess which one she thought would help her most in times of trouble? Also, Joe Alton, MD, aka Dr. Bones talks about how to identify and treat altitude sickness, and some important considerations to protect your family in case of a radiation event. Plus, the results of a recent poll of US citizens on Zika virus, a possible issue when mosquitoes swarm later this spring and summer. All this and more in the latest episode of the Survival Medicine Hour podcast!

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    American Survival Radio #2
    April 13, 2016


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    American Survival Radio is a brand new podcast hosted by Joe and Amy Alton in collaboration with Genesis Communications Network, the home of Alex Jones’ Infowars. America Tonight, Joyce Riley’s Power Hour, and other fine shows. In American Survival Radio, the Altons step away from their roles as survival medicine writers and focus on current events that affect, well, America’s survival! Expect some serious opinions mixed in with the news of the day. Our other podcast, The Survival Medicine Hour, will remain the same format on blogtalk radio.

    In this episode of American Survival Radio, Joe and Amy Alton examine what happened when local government tried to save some dough on the water supply in Flint, Michigan. Plus, with the terror events in the recent news, should bleeding control kits be fixtures on the walls of schools, workplaces, and malls like fire extinguishers? And should we be teaching first aid as part of the curriculum in at-risk schools? And who is to blame for the mess that is the Republican party? All this and more on American Survival Radio!

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    ZIKA VIRUS UPDATE
    April 16, 2016


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    COMING SOON!

    Zika virus, native to Africa, has crossed the Atlantic and is predicted by the World Health Organization to infect 4 million people in the Western Hemisphere. It has been linked, more every day, to a number of birth abnormalities, including close to 5000 cases of microcephaly (a smaller than normal head circumference with a corresponding small brain) in Brazil. Researchers also have linked Zika to stillbirths, miscarriages, eye problems and other complications, with problems not only in the first trimester but throughout pregnancy. It is also related to Guillain-Barre syndrome, a condition where a person’s immune system attacks its own nerve cells, and, now, other neurological issues resembling multiple sclerosis.

    More Proof for Zika’s Role in Microcephaly and Nerve Disorders

    Brazilian researchers reported last week that Zika preferentially targets developing brain cells. They used stem cells to study embryonic brain development in a lab dish, and reported in the journal Science that virus samples taken from a Brazilian patient destroyed the growing nerve cells in a few days. They suspect that’s happening in the womb in pregnant Brazilian women.

    Zika’s History

    Zika was first identified in monkeys living in Uganda’s Zika forest in 1947. It spread slowly at first, and seemed to be a pretty harmless virus, causing hardly any symptoms at all in most people, as a matter of fact, no symptoms in 80% of those infected. But it started proliferating in 2007 to Asia and the South Pacific; it showed up in Brazil around the time of the World Cup in 2014. Because hardly anyone in the Americas has immunity to Zika, it’s spread widely since then and has earned the title of pandemic.

    The CDC and Zika Virus
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    Transmitted by the Aedes species of mosquitoes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently related its concern for the U.S. as warmer weather arrives this spring and summer, and the mosquito population explodes. A recent survey found the Aedes mosquito in 30 US states, up from 12 in past studies. “Aedes”, by the way, is the Greek word for “unpleasant”. Amen, brother.

    Sure enough, the more researchers learn about the Zika virus, the scarier it appears to federal health officials, and they’re urging more money for mosquito control and development of vaccines and treatments.

    672 cases of Zika virus have been identified in the United States and Puerto Rico (about half there), all of which are tied to persons who have traveled to or have had sexual relations with someone who traveled to the epidemic zone in South America.

    With the 2016 Summer Olympics taking place in Brazil, the country with the most cases, the CDC expects a number of U.S. tourists will return with the virus. They predict clusters of locally-transmitted cases, especially in warm weather states like Texas and Florida, but have stopped short of suggesting that it will become an epidemic here. In Puerto Rico, however, the CDC believes that hundreds of thousands of people might become infected.

    Zika Prevention and Treatment
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    Due to its novelty, there is no proven treatment for Zika virus and the first vaccines won’t be tested until at least September. This is past the time when the Aedes mosquito will be most active here, so it’s important to watch out for it. The NIH suggests bed rest, fluids, and acetaminophen to treat the symptoms of acute disease, which will resemble the flu, with the addition of rashes, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (“pink eye”). Aspirin and ibuprofen are discouraged as treatment, as Zika Virus may mimic a related virus, Dengue Fever, which can cause abnormal bleeding (Zika doesn’t). Indeed, Zika virus is related to not only Dengue, but also Yellow Fever and West Nile virus.

    The best way to prevent infection is to eliminate areas of standing water that could serve as nurseries for mosquito larvae. As well, citizens are recommended to use mosquito repellents like DEET, Picaridin, IR335, and Lemon Eucalyptus oil (all EPA-approved) whenever outdoors. Travel to the epidemic zone should be avoided, especially for pregnant women and their significant others. Zika’s the first virus to generate a travel warning by the U.S. specifically for those that are expecting. Cases of Zika in travelers have been identified as far away as Russia and China.

    GMO Mosquitoes
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    In a field trial, genetically-engineered male mosquitoes will be released into a test community near Key West, Florida this year. These mosquitoes, known as OX513A, have a gene that prevents their offspring from developing into adults. They will compete with normal males for mating privileges and it is thought that they will significantly decrease the mosquito population in at-risk areas. Local citizens aren’t too happy about the idea, though, and legal action might block the experiment.

    Politics and Zika
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    President Barack Obama has sought about $1.9 billion in emergency money to help fight the Zika epidemic internationally and to prepare in case the virus spreads here, but the request has stalled in the GOP-controlled Congress. Last week, therefore, the administration said it would use $589 million in funds left over from the Ebola outbreak for some of that work. Lucky for the administration and, certainly for us, that Ebola pooped out when it did and left some money. It’s another example of executive action bypassing congress, but I might just agree with this one.

    The administration says that it’s laid out a precise plan for dealing with the virus, but members of Congress say that it’s only an outline. Despite this, a bill is expected to pass very soon. Expect more controversy about funding as time goes on.

    What You Should Do To Avoid Zika Infection
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    The most important thing you can do to prevent Zika infections is to make your property inhospitable to mosquitoes. If Zika has been identified in your home town, you will have to take aggressive measures. You can decrease the chance that mosquitoes will want to breed in your backyard by eliminating standing water. Consider these mosquito control methods from the American Mosquito Control Association:
    • Covering rain barrels with a screen or other barrier.
    • Keeping lids on garbage cans.
    • Strictly maintaining disinfection in swimming pools or hot tubs using chlorine or salt. Assure that water is circulating well. Drain completely if not in use. Abandoned swimming pools should be filled in with dirt or sand.
    • Emptying kiddie wading pools.
    • Draining water from tarps, pool covers, or other protective sheeting.
    • Removing buckets, empty flower pots, and other containers that might accumulate water.
    • Frequently changing water in birdbaths, pet dishes, and animal troughs.
    • Unclogging rain gutters that might not be draining well.
    • Repairing any leaky outdoor faucets.
    • Installing or repairing tightly-fitting window and door screens. Use U.S. #16 or #18 mesh.
    • Adding a water feature to a standing pond, such as a waterfall or fountain.
    • Removing debris from ornamental ponds or fountains that might prevent water flow.
    • Installing or repairing tightly-fitting window and door screens.
    • Cutting or mowing areas of tall grass, a favorite place for adult mosquitoes to loiter.
    • Avoiding excessive watering of lawns and plants, especially near the house.
    • Adding topsoil to uneven areas of your yard that might accumulate rain water.
    • Notifying local authorities of nearby properties with areas of undrained storm water that could be an issue. They will probably have equipment that can eliminate the problem.
    Note that draining wetlands and natural ponds may be illegal. There are many natural predators of mosquitoes that live there, such as birds, bats, fish, frogs, and other wildlife. Check with your local municipalities for rules and regulations.

    So consider long pants and long sleeves if the mosquitoes are thick in your neighborhood this summer. Use your mosquito repellents, and re-apply them often, especially if you’re pregnant or planning to be. Consider mosquito netting, especially if you like the windows open. And think about how important it really is to see personally who wins the pole vault at the Brazilian Summer Olympics. Don’t travel to the epidemic zone unless absolutely necessary.

    THE ZIKA VIRUS HANDBOOK
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    Now, for the first time, we’re making a big announcement, our new book “The Zika Virus Handbook: A doctor tells you all you need to know about the pandemic” will be out in the next few days on Amazon and we’re excited about being able to bring this information to our readers and the general public.

    The Zika virus is going to be a topic of discussion all summer, and you’re going to want to know what you can do if there are some locally-transmitted cases in your area, as the CDC is now predicting. We talk about Zika’s origins in Africa, its travels to Asia and the Polynesian islands, how it spreads, and all about the nasty little bug that’s transmitting the disease.

    We talk about the medical issues that, more and more Zika virus is being linked to, especially birth abnormalities, and nerve conditions that can cause paralysis and other problems. You’ll learn how to identify an active case, how to differentiate it from its relatives like Yellow fever, dengue, west nile, and others. More importantly, you’ll learn how to prevent your property from harboring mosquitoes that put you and your family at risk. We’ll discuss all the different methods that your municipality could use for mosquito control, including pesticides, biological agents, and more.

    We also talk about pandemics of the past and present in The Zika Virus Handbook and how to put together an effective epidemic sick room, and a lot more.

    A lot of theories as to why these previously minor illnesses have become a big issue on this side of the pond exist, and we even go through a lot of these, and examine them for just how plausible they are. A lot of you remember our Ebola Survival Handbook, and this book is a little like it, although I was pretty mad about our government’s lack of response with this one. I’m a little calmer about this one, and I think, for Zika, we need a calm, no-nonsense approach to dealing with it. I talk about our policy going forward on this epidemic, and what makes the most sense for pregnant women and, really, just about everyone in terms of staying safe and healthy.

    I hope you’ll check out the Zika Virus Handbook, we’ll be making announcements when it comes out, and I think you’ll find it a good, concise read.

    Joe and Amy Alton, aka Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy

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    Survival Medicine Hour: Japan Earthquake, Zika News, Fluoride, More
    April 16, 2016


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    In this episode of the Survival Medicine Hour with Joe Alton, MD and Amy Alton, ARNP, we give you the latest news, and there is definitely news, about the Zika virus epidemic in South America. When warm weather arrives in your area, will you be in the 30 U.S. states where the Aedes mosquito lives? What does the CDC say about the risk of an epidemic here? Plus, Nurse Amy examines whether we really should have Fluoride in our water, and what the risks are versus the benefits (Hint: She’s against it). Joe Alton, aka Dr. Bones, reports on the devastation left by 2 quakes and hundreds of aftershocks in Southern Japan, and Nurse Amy examines an interesting plant in our garden: The Miracle Fruit! All this and more in the Survival Medicine Hour.

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    Earthquake Survival
    April 17, 2016


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    The “Ring Of Fire”

    Some significant seismic activity has been reported this week, especially in the zone bordering the rim of the Pacific Ocean (sometimes called the “Ring of Fire”). It’s important to have a plan for earthquake survival so that your family will remain safe in what can be a major disaster.

    Recent Earthquake Events
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    First, the news: 2 major earthquakes have hit Southern Japan, with hundreds of aftershocks and perhaps more on the way. Soon after, an even stronger quake struck Ecuador on the West Coast of South America.

    Troops have been called in to dig out almost 100 people buried in rubble after a magnitude 6.2 quake devastated the densely populated island of Kyushu. 9 people were killed and 1000 injured in the earthquake. Just over a day later, a second, more powerful 7.0 quake hit that killed 30 people and injured hundreds more. Some large buildings toppled and a large landslide buried others.

    At the same time, Japanese media reported that Mount Aso, the largest active volcano in the country and another part of the “Ring of Fire”. No damage reported, as of yet, from that event.

    Japan is no stranger to seismic events. In 2011, we reported extensively on the Fukushima earthquake and tidal wave, which killed 20,000 and caused nuclear meltdowns that have rendered nearby areas uninhabitable to this day.

    Meanwhile, on the other side of the “Ring of Fire”: In Ecuador, The strongest earthquake in many years destroyed buildings and rendered roads unpassable along its Pacific coast. Officials report at least 77 killed and hundreds injured. Damage could be observed for hundreds of miles in various major cities as dozens of aftershocks followed.

    The earthquake, measured at a magnitude of 7.8, was centered in less-populated areas than the Japanese quakes, but the infrastructure is not as strong. Numerous landslides are causing difficulties for rescue personnel trying to reach the affected communities.

    Earthquakes And The United States
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    The United States, especially but not exclusively the West Coast, is also susceptible to natural disasters like earthquakes. Hurricanes are, of course, more likely threats to residents of the Gulf or East Coasts of the United States, but the West Coast and even some areas of the Midwest are located over what we call “fault lines”. A fault is a fracture in a volume of base rock. This is an area where earth movement releases energy that can cause major surface disruptions. This movement is sometimes called a “seismic wave”.

    The strength of an earthquake has been historically measured using the Richter scale. This measurement (from 0-10 or more) identifies the magnitude of tremors at a certain location. Quakes less than 2.0 on the Richter scale may occur every day, but are unlikely to be noticed by the average person. Each increase of 1.0 magnitude increases the strength by a factor of 10. The highest registered earthquake was The Great Chilean Earthquake of 1960 (9.5 on the Richter scale).

    Although most people are aware of the Richter Scale, a newer measurement, the Moment Magnitude scale, is thought to be perhaps more accurate. The Moment Magnitude scale calculates each point of magnitude as releasing more than 30 times the energy of the previous one. For higher level quakes, it’s more commonly used.

    If the fault lines shift offshore, a “tsunami” or tidal wave may be generated. In Fukushima, the earthquake (8.9 magnitude) spawned a major tsunami which caused major damage, loss of life, and meltdowns in local nuclear reactors. Tsunami warning were issued for both the Japanese and Ecuadorian earthquakes reported this week.

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    A major earthquake is especially dangerous due to its unpredictability. Although researchers are working to find ways to determine when a quake will hit, there is usually little notice. This fact makes having a plan before an earthquake occurs a major factor in your chances of survival.

    This plan of action has to be shared with each family member, even the children. Unless the earthquake happens in the dead of night, it’s unlikely you will all be in the house together. You might be at work and the kids might be at school, so making everyone aware of what to do will give you the best chance of gathering your family and surviving the earthquake together.

    To be prepared, you’ll need, at the very least, the following supplies:
    • Food and water
    • Power sources
    • Alternative shelters
    • Medical supplies
    • Clothing appropriate to the weather
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Means of communication
    • Money (don’t count on credit or debit cards if the power’s down)
    • An adjustable wrench to turn off gas or water

    In areas at risk for earthquakes, the school system and municipal authorities have probably formulated a disaster plan. They may have designated a quake-proof shelter; if so, this may be the best place to go. Make certain to inquire about your town’s earthquake measures.

    Besides the general supplies listed above, it would be wise to put together a separate “get-home” bag to keep at work or in the car. Some food, liquids, and a pair of sturdy, comfortable shoes are useful items to have in this kit.

    Home Earthquake Safety
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    In the home, it’s important to know is where your gas, electric, and water main shutoffs are. Make sure that everyone of age knows how to turn them off if there is a leak or electrical short. Know where the nearest medical facility is, but be aware that you may be on your own; medical responders are going to be overwhelmed and may not get to you quickly.

    Look around your house for fixtures like chandeliers and bookcases that might not be stable enough to withstand an earthquake. Placing heavier object on bottom shelves and make shelves more stable.

    Flat screen TVs, especially large ones, could easily topple. Be sure to check out kitchen and pantry shelves, and the stability of anything hanging over the headboard of your bed.

    When The Earthquake Hits
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    What should you do when the tremors start? If you’re indoors, get under a table, desk, or something else solid and hold on. This strategy is called “Drop, Cover, Hold”. If cover isn’t available, stand against an inside wall. Don’t try to use elevators. You should stay clear of windows, shelves, and kitchen areas.

    While the building is shaking, don’t try to run out; you could easily fall down stairs or get hit by falling debris. We had always thought you should stand in the doorway because of the frame’s sturdiness, but it turns out that, in modern homes, doorways aren’t any more solid than any other part of the structure.

    Once the initial tremors are over, go outside. Once there, stay as far out in the open as possible, away from power lines, chimneys, and anything else that could fall on top of you.

    You could, possibly, be in your automobile when the earthquake hits. Get out of traffic as quickly as possible; other drivers are likely to be less level-headed than you are. Don’t stop your car under bridges, trees, overpasses, power lines, or light posts. Stay in your vehicle while the tremors are active.

    After The Earthquake

    Even after the tremors stop, there are still dangers. One issue to be concerned about is gas leaks; make sure you don’t use your camp stoves, lighters, or even matches until you’re certain all is clear. Even a match could ignite a spark that could lead to an explosion. If you turned the gas off, you might consider letting the utility company turn it back on.

    Buildings that have structural damage may be unstable or have loose concrete which could rain down on the unsuspecting. Falling stone from damaged buildings killed rescuers in the Oklahoma City bombing and the Twin Trade Towers collapse.

    Don’t count on telephone service after a natural disaster. Telephone companies only have enough lines to deal with 20% of total call volume at any one time. It’s likely all lines will be occupied. Interestingly, this doesn’t seem to apply to texts; you’ll have a better to chance to communicate by texting than by voice due to the wavelength used.

    Joe Alton, MD

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    American Survival Radio #3
    April 18, 2016


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    Where Richard Ingram ended his life

    American Survival Radio is a brand new podcast hosted by Joe and Amy Alton in collaboration with Genesis Communications Network, the home of Alex Jones’ Infowars. America Tonight, Joyce Riley’s Power Hour, and other fine shows. In American Survival Radio, the Altons step away from their roles as survival medicine writers and focus on current events that affect, well, America’s survival! Expect some serious opinions mixed in with the news of the day. Our other podcast, The Survival Medicine Hour, will remain the same format on blogtalk radio.

    In this episode, a Navy veteran walks 9 miles from his home to a closed VA clinic, douses himself with gasoline, and sets himself on fire. Find out about the shortcomings of the Department of Veterans Affairs that led to his suicide. Also, in a few years we’ll be short 1,000,000 doctors, especially in primary care; why can’t we get students to become family doctors? As well, Amy Alton is asked by Ballistic Magazine what three survival skills are most important in a disaster. Lastly, Joe and Amy Alton explain some arcane RNC rules that will impact who becomes the Republican nominee for president. All this and more on (click here) American Survival Radio

    All the best in good times or bad.

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    Active Shooter: How to Stop Bleeding Demonstration with a Control Kit
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    Do you know how to stop severe bleeding from gunshot, knife or accidental injuries? Realistic looking scene after an Active Shooter Incident, makes this real time and educational video a must see. Learn the steps to control bleeding while using a user-friendly bleeding control kit and supplies meant for victims of all ages. Amy Alton, ARNP and Joe Alton, MD, play the roles of bystander and victim.
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    Syphilis Tests: A Plea To The People Of The United States - 1944 Medical Documentary - WDTVLIVE42
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    Published on Apr 21, 2016
    Jean Hersholt, in the role of an Air Force doctor, urges blood tests for syphilis. The doctor confers with persons who reveal statistics about syphilis and discuss its treatment. A comparison between the U.S. and Sweden is made, and a brief motion picture on the handling of syphilis by Sweden is shown. The doctor takes a blood test to show how simple it is.
     
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    Let There Be Light For Wartime Psychological Problems - 1946 Medical Documentary - WDTVLIVE42
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    Published on Apr 21, 2016
    Details a ten week treatment program running in the 1940s at the Mason General Hospital, Brentwood, NY for men with psychological problems stemming from combat. It should be noted that a far better understanding of these issues now exists, with improved treatment programs and long term support offered to current suffers of these conditions.

    Men enter the hospital, go through the orientation, admission, and evaluation process as the narrator observes that these men, whose education, culture, and development rejects war, share common anxieties: fear, apprehension, disaster, hopelessness, death, and the fear of death; veterans relate their experiences, thoughts, and emotions to hospital medical and professional staff; at night dreams of combat and other fears interrupt the men as they try to sleep; next morning, as the process of diagnosis, treatment, and therapy begins, men undergo a series physical exams and psychological tests; shows individual and group counselling sessions; demonstrate use of hypnosis; as weeks pass, the positive affects of therapy become apparent; men relax in the recreation room as combat experiences are no longer blocks to present activities and future plans, with emphasis on the veteran's occupation; visitors day, time for contact with family and friends; group therapy discussion concerning civilian reaction to returning veterans and their adjustment to the post-war pattern; montage contrasting condition of men before and after therapy; men show signs of recovery, of readiness for discharge, and ability to resume civilian life.
     
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    Terminal Effects of Projectiles from Antique and Modern Firearms circa 1970 AFIP
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    Published on Apr 24, 2016
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    "Terminal Effects of Projectiles from Antique and Modern Firearms in Ordnance Gelatin Bone Targets"

    "Ballistics experiments conducted by shooting bones embedded in gelatin blocks, done at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology by Dr. Bruce D. Ragsdale, M.D., Orthopedic Pathology Department, AFIP & Arnold R. Josselson, LTC, USAF, MC, Forensic Sciences Department, AFIP. Film is circa 1970."

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    Terminal ballistics, a sub-field of ballistics, is the study of the behavior and effects of a projectile when it hits its target.

    Terminal ballistics is relevant both for small caliber projectiles as well as for large caliber projectiles (fired from artillery). The study of extremely high velocity impacts is still very new and is as yet mostly applied to spacecraft design...

    General

    An early result is due to Newton; the impact depth of any projectile is the depth that a projectile will reach before stopping in a medium; in Newtonian mechanics, a projectile stops when it has transferred its momentum to an equal mass of the medium. If the impactor and medium have similar density this happens at an impact depth equal to the length of the impactor.

    For this simple result to be valid, the arresting medium is considered to have no integral shear strength. Note that even though the projectile has stopped, the momentum is still transferred, and in the real world spalling and similar effects can occur.

    Firearm projectiles
    Classes of bullet

    There are three basic classes of bullet:

    - those designed for maximum accuracy at varying ranges
    - those designed to maximize damage to a target by penetrating as deeply as possible
    - those designed to avoid over-penetration of a target, by deforming to control the depth to which the bullet penetrates, which as a by-product, deals more damage inside the wound.

    The third class may limit penetration by expanding or fragmenting...

    Maximum penetration

    For use against armored targets, or large, tough game animals, penetration is the most important consideration. Focusing the largest amount of momentum on the smallest possible area of the target provides the greatest penetration. Bullets for maximum penetration are designed to resist deformation on impact, and usually are made of lead that is covered in a copper, brass, or mild steel jacket (some are even solid copper or bronze alloy). The jacket completely covers the front of the bullet, although often the rear is left with exposed lead (this is a manufacturing consideration: the jacket is formed first, and the lead is swaged in from the rear).

    For penetrating substances significantly harder than jacketed lead, the lead core is supplemented with or replaced with a harder material, such as hardened steel. Military armor-piercing small arms ammunition is made from a copper-jacketed steel core; the steel resists deformation better than the usual soft lead core leading to greater penetration. The current NATO 5.56mm SS109 (M855) bullet uses a steel-tipped lead core to improve penetration, the steel tip providing resistance to deformation for armor piercing, and the heavier lead core (25% heavier than the previous bullet, the M193) providing increased sectional density for better penetration in soft targets. For larger, higher-velocity calibers, such as tank guns, hardness is of secondary importance to density, and are normally sub-caliber projectiles made from tungsten carbide, tungsten hard alloy or depleted uranium fired in a light aluminum or magnesium alloy (or carbon fibre in some cases) sabot...
     
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    American Survival Radio #4
    April 25, 2016


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    In American Survival Radio #4, Joe and Amy Alton recount the efforts of an anti-religious group to remove the bible from the “Missing Man Table”, a military tradition that honors those fallen and missing in action. It seems that it won’t be long until you have to wrap the bible in a brown paper bag to avoid assault. Also, the Zika virus is scarier than we thought, say CDC officials who have identified the mosquito that transmits the disease in 30 U.S. states. They say to expend “clusters” of cases, especially in Texas and Florida, this coming summer. Also, Amy Alton has some pretty strong opinions on Fluoride, and you’ll find out a lot about its risks and benefits in her review of the scientific data. All this and more on the latest episode of American Survival Radio!

    You can listen in by hitting any of the links above or the one below;

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    For more articles on subjects not commonly covered at Doom and Bloom, check out American Survival Radio’s Website

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    More Notice For Tornado Events?
    April 28, 2016


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    Disasters happen, and a tornado is one of the classic ones that can cause damage and death. Will a new computer-driven warning system give citizens more time to get out of the way of the path of destruction?

    A tornado’s a violently rotating column of air in contact with both the surface of the earth and the thunderstorm (sometimes called a “supercell”) that spawned it. Although they’re difficult to see close up, from a distance, tornadoes usually appear in the form of a visible dark funnel with all sorts of flying debris in and around it.

    A tornado (also called a “twister”) may have winds of up to 300 miles per hour, and can travel quite a ways, miles and miles, before petering out. They may be accompanied by hail and will emit a roaring sound that will remind you of a passing train. When I say a passing train, I mean a roaring locomotive passing by 3 inches before your nose. We have personally experienced this at our own home, and we can tell you that it is terrifying even though it only caused minor damage.

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    Tornado Alley

    Tornadoes can come anytime, but most often right about now in the part of the country known as Tornado Alley. That’s a group of tornado-prone areas located between the Rocky Mountains and Appalachian Mountains that experiences more tornadoes than anywhere else in the world. It is not an official weather term; it was primarily a phrase popularized by the media.

    Now, the first multi-state tornado outbreak of the spring season is being forecast, with weather experts at the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) in Norman, Oklahoma sounding the alarm by issuing a “moderate risk” outlook. Sounds pretty boring, but a moderate risk designation is the fourth-highest on the organization’s five-point scale. About 4 million people live within the risk area, which encompasses Oklahoma City as well as Wichita, Kansas.

    Not uncommonly, the tornadoes that are spawned in this situation will cause a lot of damage, as well as possible injuries and deaths. Making them more predictable is the Storm Prediction Center’s mission. Although it uses computer models to issue the latest warnings with more notice than ever before, it’s not certain if they’ll actually help.

    It’s possible that, with 15 minutes’ notice, that the only action might be heading to a (hopefully) underground shelter. With an hour, though, would people hide in a shelter or get in the car and hit the road? If they do, is it safer or will they be caught in the path of the twister? Now, we might be able to give some days’ notice, but will it make a difference?

    It’s possible that giving people several days’ notice of a potentially stormy day won’t significantly alter their behavior, unlike those who receive similar hurricane warnings. It’s not certain why that is, but I think that these tornado warnings are for an event that doesn’t yet exist, while a hurricane warning is for a storm that’s there: you can see it on the radar heading in your direction and it carries a sense of urgency.

    But ignoring tornado warnings isn’t a good idea. Every year, hundreds of people are killed by tornadoes, but many injuries and deaths could have been avoided with some planning.

    Injuries from tornadoes usually come as a result of trauma from the flying debris that is carried along with it. Strong winds can carry large objects and fling them around in a manner that is hard to believe. Indeed, there’s a report that, in 1931, an 83 ton train was lifted and thrown 80 feet from the tracks.

    Tornadoes are categorized as level 0-5 by the Enhanced Fujita Scale, which is based on wind speeds and the amount of damage caused:
    • F0 Light: Winds 40-72 miles per hour; smaller trees uprooted or branches broken, mild structural damage
    • F1 Moderate: winds 73–112 miles per hour; Broken windows, small tree trunks broken, overturned mobile homes, destruction of carports or toolsheds, roof tiles missing
    • F2 Considerable: winds 113–157 miles per hour; Mobile homes destroyed, major structural damage to frame homes due to flying debris, some large trees snapped in half or uprooted
    • F3 Severe: winds 158–206 miles per hour; Roofs torn from homes, small frame homes destroyed, most trees snapped and uprooted
    • F4 Devastating: winds 207–260 miles per hour; Strong-structure buildings damaged or destroyed or lifted from foundations, cars lifted and blown away, even large debris airborne
    • F5 Incredible: winds 261–318 miles per hour; Larger buildings lifted from foundations, trees snapped, uprooted and debarked, objects weighing more than a ton become airborne missiles
    Although some places may have sirens or other methods to warn you of an approaching twister, it’s important to have a weather radio and plan for your family to weather the storm. Having a plan before a tornado touches down is the most likely way you’ll survive the event. Children should be taught where to find the medical kits and how to use a fire extinguisher. If appropriate, teach everyone how to safely turn off the gas and electricity.

    If you’re in the path of a tornado, take shelter immediately unless you live in a mobile home. These are especially vulnerable to damage from the winds. If there is time, get to the nearest building that has a tornado shelter, preferably underground.

    If you live in Tornado Alley, consider putting together your own underground shelter. Unlike bunkers and other structures built for long-term use, a tornado shelter only has to provide safety for a short period of time. As such, it doesn’t have to be very large; 8-10 square feet per person is perfectly acceptable. Despite this, be sure to consider ventilation and the comfort or special needs of those using the shelter.

    If you don’t have a shelter, find the safest place in the house where family members can gather. Basements, bathrooms, closets or inside rooms without windows are the best options. Windows can easily shatter from impact due to flying debris.

    For added protection, get under a heavy object such as a sturdy table. Covering your body with a sleeping bag or mattress will provide an additional shield. Discuss this plan of action with every member of your family often, so that they will know this process by heart.

    If you’re in a car and can drive to a shelter, do so. Although you may be hesitant to leave your vehicle, remember that they can be easily tossed around by high winds; you may be safer if there is a culvert or other area lower than the roadway. It is not safe to hide under a bridge or overpass, however, as the winds can easily reach you.

    In town, leaving the car to enter a sturdy building may be appropriate. If there is no other shelter, however, staying in your car will protect you from some of the flying debris. Keep your seat beat on, put your head down below the level of the windows, and cover yourself if at all possible.

    If you’re out hiking when the tornado hits, get away from heavily wooded areas. Torn branches and other debris become missiles, so an open field or ditch may be safer. Lying down flat in a ditch or other low spot in the ground will give you some protection. Make sure to cover your head if at all possible, even if it’s just with your hands.

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    Toxic Propellant Hazards At NASA - 1966 Educational Film - S88TV1
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    Published on May 2, 2016
    This NASA safety film demonstrates the dangers of rocket fuels, including hydrazine and nitrogen tetroxide, and instructs workers in their safe handling.

    Creator: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
    Production Date: ca. 1966
     
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    American Survival Radio #5
    May 2, 2016


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    Revered, Reviled, or Irrelevant?

    Got change for a twenty? I’ll give you change, how about changing the face on the bill? Andrew Jackson (the first Democrat to be elected president gets tossed into the dustbin of history in favor of former slave, abolitionist, and Republican Harriet Tubman (of the famous Underground Railroad). American Survival Radio finds out how Jackson went from revered to reviled, plus a review of recent earthquake activity all over the Pacific Rim’s “Ring of Fire” and what you should do if you get caught in the middle of some major tremors.

    Also, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder drink Flint lead-contaminated water for a month (using a filter, of course) to show residents that it’s healthy, but can the same be said for his political career? You decide: brave gesture or carnival stunt?

    American Survival Radio is a brand new podcast hosted by Joe and Amy Alton in collaboration with Genesis Communications Network, the home of Alex Jones’ Infowars. America Tonight, Joyce Riley’s Power Hour, and other fine shows. In American Survival Radio, the Altons step away from their roles as survival medicine writers and focus on current events that affect, well, America’s survival! Expect some serious opinions mixed in with the news of the day.

    Don’t be confused by the fact that we have two podcasts. American Survival Radio is about current events, health, and politics. Our other podcast, The Survival Medicine Hour, will remain the same medical preparedness format on blogtalk radio.

    All the best in good times or bad,

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    Food Contamination
    May 4, 2016


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    We’ve talked a lot about sterilizing water to make it safe for drinking, but a few things in the news lately got me thinking about food safety, another responsibility for the survival medic. Let’s start with some news of the weird:

    Two supermarkets in Great Britain were closed by police after a man allegedly sprayed foul-smelling “urine” on the produce. The motive for this act is unknown, but if it’s a terror event, he certainly gets credit for creativity. In any case, authorities claim little if any risk to public safety (unless you shop at those markets, I guess).

    While the above is a rare case of food contamination, outbreaks of bacteria found on food seem to be becoming more frequent. Besides highly publicized problems at restaurants like Chipotle Mexican Market, a number of food companies have announced recalls of a wide variety of products. CRF frozen foods, who products are carried at Safeway, Wal-Mart, Trader Joe’s, and prepper favorite COSTCO, is recalling a total of 358 different items sold under 42 brands(!).

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    These items were found to contain a bacteria known as Listeria, and at least seven people were hospitalized with 2 deaths. Organic and non-organic versions of carrots, broccoli, squash, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries are among the many and varied products involved. All affected items have sell by dates between 4/26/16 and 4/26/18. The US FDA website has a list of every brand.

    So what’s listeria? Listeria monocytogenes is a member of a family of bacteria named after a founding father of modern sterile surgery, Joseph Lister; his name is also on various types of surgical instruments. It causes a relatively rare bacterial disease called listeriosis, a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with the bacteria. The disease especially affects pregnant women, newborns and toddlers, adults with weakened immune systems, and the elderly. In these folks, the death rate from sepsis and a nervous system infection, meningitis, is about 20%.

    A person with listeriosis usually has fever, muscle aches, diarrhea, and other intestinal symptoms. Listeria starts in the GI tract, but frequently invades different organ systems, often varying from patient to patient.

    Pregnant women infected with Listeria can expect a higher incidence of miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, and neonatal (newborn) infections. Others, such as the very young and the very old, may experience confusion, stiff necks, loss of coordination and balance, and seizures.

    Although there are some differences in opinion, the antibiotic Ampicillin is generally thought to be a drug of choice. Other penicillins are considered acceptable by many. If allergic to Penicillins, other antibiotics like Sulfa drugs may be an option, although no specific alternative is officially recommended.

    So how do you prevent infections with Listeria, and really, any bacteria that causes food poisoning? The below recommendations come from the Food and Drug Administration:

    • Rinse raw produce, such as fruits and vegetables, thoroughly under running tap water before eating, cutting, or cooking. Even if the produce will be peeled, it should still be washed first. If you touch the peel, and then the peeled fruit or vegetable, it can get contaminated with bacteria.
    • Scrub firm produce, such as melons and cucumbers, with a clean produce brush.
    • Dry the produce with a clean cloth or paper towel.
    • Separate uncooked meats and poultry from vegetables, cooked foods, and ready-to-eat foods.
    It’s important to consider food storage and preparation surfaces. The FDA recommends:

    • Wash hands, knives, countertops, and cutting boards after handling and preparing uncooked foods.
    • Listeria monocytogenes can grow in foods in the refrigerator. Use an appliance thermometer, such as a refrigerator thermometer, to check the temperature inside your refrigerator. The refrigerator should be 40°F or lower and the freezer 0°F or lower.
    • Clean up all spills in your refrigerator right away–especially juices from hot dog and lunch meat packages, raw meat, and raw poultry.
    • Clean the inside walls and shelves of your refrigerator with hot water and liquid soap, then rinse.
    Without thoroughly cooking meats, you put yourself at risk for infection. You should be sure that food is cooked evenly. It is thought that Ebola may have started in West Africa from partially-cooked bat meat. Each type of meat has its own recommended temperature to eliminate pathogens (disease-causing organisms). To see these, click the link below:

    http://www.foodsafety.gov/keep/charts/mintemp.html

    You might wonder how long meats are safe to eat even if stored in the refrigerator? The USDA has firm opinions on this:

    • Use precooked or ready-to-eat food as soon as you can. Do not store the product in the refrigerator beyond the use-by date; follow USDA refrigerator storage time guidelines:
    • Hot Dogs – store opened package no longer than 1 week and unopened package no longer than 2 weeks in the refrigerator.
    • Luncheon and Deli Meat – store factory-sealed, unopened package no longer than 2 weeks. Store opened packages and meat sliced at a local deli no longer than 3 to 5 days in the refrigerator.
    • Divide leftovers into shallow containers to promote rapid, even cooling. Cover with airtight lids or enclose in plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Use leftovers within 3 to 4 days.
    In a survival scenario, it may be difficult to avoid bacterial contamination unless you closely monitor food preparation. In normal times, it’s easier, but only if you pay attention to good practice of food hygiene.



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    CIVIL DEFENSE A PRIMER FOR SURVIVAL COLD WAR FALLOUT FILM 89744
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    Published on May 7, 2016
    One of many U.S. Government films made in the wake of the detonation of the H-Bomb, CIVIL DEFENSE A PRIMER FOR SURVIVAL attempts to reassure an anxious public that thermonuclear war is survivable.

    A write up of this film appears at the Atomic Theater website: http://www.atomictheater.com/aprimerf... Check out the site for a great overview of the Civil Defense films from this era.

    Quoting from that site: "Hosted by Dave Garroway, A Primer for Survival consisted of four short episodes, each written to address a different aspect of the National Fallout Shelter System and life under the threat of nuclear war. Garroway, a longtime NBC anchorman and founder of The Today Show, was known for his laid back demeanor and soft spoken tone. The series opens by exploring public sentiment toward fallout shelters in A Fact of Life, which also examines moral issues attached to the subject. The second episode, The Sword and the Shield, presents a number of scientific experiments to validate the usefulness of fallout shelters. This is continued in the third installment, Fallout, which looks specifically at the damage radioactive particles can do to human, animal, and plant life. The series concludes by discussing what life would be like after a nuclear war in Post-Attack World. Though designed for television broadcasting, A Primer for Survival was also made available through the OCD in 16mm format for any interested parties looking to promote civil defense."

    "Despite opening with clips of Operation Ivy, which successfully detonated the first hydrogen bomb, this third installment of the Primer For Survival series does not focus on the initial burst of flame and heat. Instead, as Dave Garroway explains, the worst danger for the majority of the population would come much later in the form of fallout radiation. Utilizing clips from the 1963 Office of Civil Defense film About Fallout, Garroway highlights the National Fallout Shelter System as the best means of survival for anyone caught downwind of a nuclear explosion."

    We encourage viewers to add comments and, especially, to provide additional information about our videos by adding a comment! See something interesting? Tell people what it is and what they can see by writing something for example like: "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference."

    This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD and 2k. For more information visit http://www.PeriscopeFilm.com
     
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    Radioactive Fallout and Shelter 1965 HEW-Civil Defense 28min
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    Published on May 7, 2016
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    "Teaches the individual how to take care of his medical and health needs in time of disaster when medical assistance might not be readily available. Presents instructions on radioactive fallout and shelter. Discusses the effects of radiation on people and emphasizes protective procedures against radiation."

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    A fallout shelter is an enclosed space specially designed to protect occupants from radioactive debris or fallout resulting from a nuclear explosion. Many such shelters were constructed as civil defense measures during the Cold War.

    During a nuclear explosion, matter vaporized in the resulting fireball is exposed to neutrons from the explosion, absorbs them, and becomes radioactive. When this material condenses in the rain, it forms dust and light sandy materials that resembles ground pumice. The fallout emits alpha and beta particles, as well as gamma rays.

    Much of this highly radioactive material then falls to earth, subjecting anything within the line of sight to radiation, a significant hazard. A fallout shelter is designed to allow its occupants to minimize exposure to harmful fallout until radioactivity has decayed to a safer level.

    Although many shelters still exist, many even being used as museums, virtually all fallout shelters have been decommissioned since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991...

    Shielding

    A basic fallout shelter consists of shields that reduce gamma ray exposure by a factor of 1000. The required shielding can be accomplished with 10 times the amount of any quantity of material capable of cutting gamma ray effects in half. Shields that reduce gamma ray intensity by 50% (1/2) include 1 cm (0.4 inch) of lead, 6 cm (2.4 inches) of concrete, 9 cm (3.6 inches) of packed dirt or 150 m (500 ft) of air. When multiple thicknesses are built, the shielding multiplies. Thus, a practical fallout shield is ten halving-thicknesses of packed dirt, reducing gamma rays by 1024 times.

    Usually, an expedient purpose-built fallout shelter is a trench; with a strong roof buried by c. 1 m (3 ft) of dirt. The two ends of the trench have ramps or entrances at right angles to the trench, so that gamma rays cannot enter (they can travel only in straight lines). To make the overburden waterproof (in case of rain), a plastic sheet should be buried a few inches below the surface and held down with rocks or bricks.

    Blast doors are designed to absorb the shock wave of a nuclear blast, bending and then returning to their original shape.

    Climate control

    Dry earth is a reasonably good thermal insulator, and over several weeks of habitation, a shelter will become too hot for comfort. The simplest form of effective fan to cool a shelter is a wide, heavy frame with flaps that swing in the shelter's doorway and can be swung from hinges on the ceiling. The flaps open in one direction and close in the other, pumping air. Attach a rope, and take turns swinging it. (This is a Kearny Air Pump, or KAP, named after the inventor.)

    Unfiltered air is safe, since the most dangerous fallout has the consistency of sand or finely ground pumice. Such large particles are not easily ingested into the soft tissues of the body, so extensive filters are not required. Any exposure to fine dust is far less hazardous than exposure to the gamma from the fallout outside the shelter. Dust fine enough to pass the entrance will probably pass through the shelter.

    Collective NBC protection system

    Usually blast protection valves are installed at the air-inlet and air outlet to prevent the penetration of blast waves caused by explosions outside of the shelter. A positive pressure (overpressure) is created in the shelter by pulling filtered air into the protected area. The air is filtered by the means of NBC-filters (NBC = Nuclear, Biological and Chemical filters)...
     
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    Zika Virus Handbook and Update
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    Published on May 18, 2016
    The Zika Virus Handbook written by a Medical Doctor, Joseph Alton, provides prevention tips, signs and symptoms, addresses pregnancy concerns and pandemic illness preparedness strategies.
     
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    1943 Army training film that shows methods of purifying water and the ramifications of drinking impure water.
     

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