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This week was dental pain and dental emergency week in the ER.  I had so many people come in with dental pain I thought, wow what would people do in an disaster situation and with dental pain.  Now to me dental pain in the worse thing on earth, that and back pain. In reality keep… Read more »


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So I have a friend of mine who is a survival and emergency preparedness guru.  Mike knows everything about disaster planning. He and I were discussing what we wanted everyone to know.  He stated that there is a preparedness test that will start people out. I realize this might be rudimentary but I feel it is… Read more »


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While the USA pays a lot of lip service to alternative fuels and cutting emissions, other countries are way ahead in their alternative fuel department.  This will show you that a good ole Chevy truck (photo 1) can be converted to propane use and its components used in the system. While this may not be… Read more »


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Battery banks and inverters and inverter/chargers are the main necessity of any off grid home power storage/usage for your emergency preparedness kit.  This will introduce the basic idea of battery banks and inverters to either augment your back up power needs for your home or to detach from the grid. The very basic setup shown… Read more »


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So with the high temperatures of this last week, we had a ton of patients come to the emergency room with heat exposure issues. With this in mind, I felt that I should discuss heat exposures. These conditions start with heat cramps, then heat exhaustion and finally heat stroke (medical emergency). Heat cramps are muscle… Read more »


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I know I seem to be perseverating about water and making it a big deal in one’s emergency planning. But according to the World Health Organization 80 % of the illnesses of the world are spread through contaminated water. Heating water to 65 degrees centigrade or 149 degrees Fahrenheit makes it free from disease organisms… Read more »


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Generators could be the difference from being uncomfortable, foodless, flood damage, and even destitute.   This is a quick guide and intro into the world of generators.  This is another easy and affordable addition, besides the emergency backup 12V (12 Volt) we introduced last week, to your emergency preparedness kit to handle power shortages or outages…. Read more »


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In discussing the use of solar energy the next idea is “how to use the sun to cook food”. Just think, you do not have charcoal, kerosene, or propane and you need to cook for your family.  The solar oven can be placed on an outside surface (table, ground, roof, deck, balcony etc). The concept is to… Read more »


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Most people are unprepared for even short durations of power outages.  This is an easy and relatively inexpensive addition to your emergency preparedness kit.  A must have 12V (12 Volts) emergency power for several items that you may need to recharge/use if you are in a local power outage situation.  I describe local power outage… Read more »