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20 Oct 2017

Is There Nerve Agent Antidote Near You?

Did you know the CDC has stockpiled caches of nerve agent antidotes around the country? The CDC (Centers of Disease Control) states that if their nerve agent antidote is all in one place (like Washington, DC, for instance), that it would be too difficult to deploy the antidote in the

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Are You Ready for Chemical Warfare?
12 Dec 2016

Are You Ready for Chemical Warfare?

I’m not ready for chemical warfare. I read something recently that scared me straight. I live in the Pacific Northwest, where the biggest issue, and the one that everyone’s been focused on since this New Yorker Magazine article came out, is earthquakes. When “the big one” hits our area, according

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Vanquest FATPack
08 Nov 2016

Year with the Gear: Vanquest FATPack 7×10

There are some pieces of gear that you stay impressed with even after having it for a while. It still surprises you, and still performs as advertised even after picking up a bit of range time and breaking in. When I first received the Vanquest FATPack 7×10 medical pouch, I

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How to avoid the Zika virus
15 Jun 2016

7 Tips for Avoiding the Zika Virus

Experts are saying that the Zika virus is a dangerous threat to civilization. This quickly-spreading virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and has been suspected in causing thousands of cases of microcephaly, a birth defect. Adults affected by the Zika virus may experience fever, rashes, joint pain and other symptoms. There

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17 Jul 2015

Watch Out For These 3 Nasty Backcountry Bacteria

You can’t see them, but they’re there. Bacteria are lurking in wait to descend upon your intestines and blood, but the fight isn’t one-sided. Sure, they have the power to totally ruin your trip and your health, but a little preparation on your part goes a long way. E.Coli Waits

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25 Nov 2014

3 Easy Moves to Build Survivor Strength

Can you defend yourself and your family from an attacker who wants your last cans of food? Can you carry an injured child two miles back to camp? Can you make the hike to the nearest water? Answering these questions could mean the difference between life or death. You don’t

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