Category Health

Tastefully Offensive – Humor

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Submitted by Jeanine,

A friendly Albert Einstein look-alike named Ray Jessel, 84 years old, performs his funny original song “What She’s Got…” on NBC’s America’s Got Talent.

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A Good Night’s Sleep – Cool Shield Mattress Protector

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By Bev Sandlin

A good night’s sleep can make the difference between thinking clearly or not, and goes a long way in boosting energy levels...

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Laugh, Cry and Remember…

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I know I did… Humor is essential to health.

Budweiser commercials just for fun!

Submitted by Jim

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Tick Bite – Yuck!

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By Beverly Sandlin

WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGES!

They turned my stomach…

Okay, I had two deer tick bites last week – oh yes, they were embedded.

Old thinking – cover the tick with Vicks or petroleum jelly to smother them, back them out with a hot match or...

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First Aid Back Pack

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This post was originally published over at ModernSurvivalOnline.com. It can be seen HERE.

by Bev

I lived in the mountains of Montana and Idaho for a number of years...

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WORKING HANDS

O'Keeffe's Working Hands

By WE2′s

How many of you have watched the skin around your finger nails crack to the point of actually bleeding and being so sore you couldn’t hardly stand to touch anything?

Wifey’s had that problem for years, especially when doing a lot of food pre...

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Romaine Lettuce Starts

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By Randy Bock

Karen and I eat a lot of salad and she prefers Romaine lettuce.  Recently she heard that you could grow new lettuce from the old heads (or stalks or whatever you call Romaine lettuce things)...

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SOME OF OUR “UNUSUAL” PREPS?

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By the WE2’s

We happened on to a couple of items that we added to our preparedness supplies, and wanted to share them with our friends here at SCP.

The first is a fairly inexpensive blood clotting agent that can be purchased at PetCo or PetSmart an...

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Baking Soda – A Primer

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By Bev,

Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate the chemical known as NaCO3. For the person interested in natural remedies and preparedness, for less than 50 cents for a 1 lb...

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Cabin Fever Revisited

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By Bev,

With the extreme cold weather sweeping the country, I thought it about time to do a post on Cabin Fever again. I lifted this from Wikipedia, “first recorded in 1918, for a claustrophobic reaction that takes place when a person or group is i...

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Aging and Caloric Needs

 

"Grace" Minnesota State Photograph

“Grace” Minnesota State Photograph

 

By Bev,

There has been a lot of talk on SCP about calories needed to sustain life and activity levels. I have a friend who is a nutritionist and decided to quiz her a bit on the subject.

“All calorie guidelin...

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Insulated Britches

By the WE2sInsulated Hiking Pants

Both of us now have a spanking new pair of insulated winter hiking britches with suspenders! We might add though, that it seems like most of the big box stores seem to think that women don’t spend much time out in the elements, and only w...
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Horse Doctorin’ – Long Slice

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By Bev Sandlin,

I’ve found that horse doctorin’ works just as well on humans most of the time.

My mare came in this fall with a more than 12″ slice on her neck. It was a little more than skin deep and spread about 4″ wide. It was a bad slice...

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Respiratory Issues if SHTF

Respiratory issues if SHTF

By Debnow

I’ve been a respiratory therapist for the past 30 years, working in hospital settings as well as home care. I think about problems folks with respiratory conditions could face in an emergency situation...

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Medical Grab Bag

FROM WE2
Having read several of the medical preparedness articles, we wanted to share with you what we call our “medical grab bag” which stays at home...
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Fitness and Survival: You gotta start some where…..

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I used to wake up in the morning and just flat out ache getting out of bed. My feet hurt, back hurt, and I just hurt all over. Why? I always said it was because I was getting older. Maybe that was it...

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Shaping Up for Preparedness: Using 5K Races

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Shaping up for preparedness:  Using 5K Races

By MsKYprepper, Editor-At-Large

I’m fat.   

But I was fatter.  Bug out ? – yea right, I doubt I could have walked one mile with a bug out bag...

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Breast Exams for the Ladies! LOL at this One!

Submitted by MsKYprepper

Health is something we are all concerned about,

and I know that I don’t do breast self-exams as much as I should.

But ladies, after watching this, I will never think of the letters “TLC” again in the same way!

ENJOY!

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Are You Forgetting Something?

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Are You Forgetting Something?

By

The Coach

Editor-At-Large

So you are a “Prepper”...

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“The Capsule Machine” Product Review

Product review: “The Capsule Machine”capsule machine

Valerian Root Powder

By HerbilGerbil

Have you ever wanted to take an herb or supplement, but just found you couldn’t take it “as is”? Or, have you ever purchased ready made caplets, only to find you can make ...

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The ABC’s of Natural Health Care for Your Pets (and People!)

From Rourke: HerbalGerbil (guest contributor) forwarded the following article to SeasondCitizenPrepper and suggested it get reprinted. Here it is:

The ABC’s of Natural Health Care for Your Pets (and People!)

By Kim Bloomer, V.N.D. on 08/28/2010

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PROTECT YOUR SKIN AND ENJOY THE SUN!

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PROTECT YOUR SKIN AND ENJOY THE SUN!

by servantheart, Editor-at-Large

It’s that time of year, again! Time to get outdoors and enjoy the sun! But, hold on, there, Pardner! This is not your first rodeo, ya’ know! There are some things you need to rem...

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Alert! H7N9 Potential Pandemic! Alert!

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All Around the Web News

By: Editor at Large Suni

 

Novel Coronavirus H7N9

 

Tuesday when I reported the news I put this at the bottom of the news page from the CDC...

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Ten Ways to Improve Your Immune System

Ten Ways to Improve Your Immune System

by Harriet from Australia

 

As we grow older we need to optimize all chances at improving our immune system...

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Elderberry Syrup, DIY

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Elderberry Syrup, DIY

Submitted by servantheart, Editor-At-Large

 

½ cup elderberries, dried

1 cinnamon stick

5 cloves

1 TBSP freshly grated ginger

2 cups clean water

1 cup RAW, unfiltered honey

 

Put all in a saucepan EXCEPT honey...

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