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5 Medicinal Uses For Honey
Which of these is an ailment that can benefit from the use of honey? Acid Reflux Sore Throat Minor Wounds All of the Above Answer: All of the Above Honey has been used in medicine for over 5,000 years. One of the oldest honey samples was found in an Egyptian pyramid...
This is One of the Safest Toothache Home Remedies to Relieve Pain
Which is one of the safest and most utilized toothache home remedies to relieve pain? • Sips of Whiskey • Warm salt water • Crushed aspirin • OTC Painkillers Answer: Warm Salt Water Warm salt water is one of the safest and most utilized toothache home remedies to help relieve pain. In general, warm salt...
The Truth Behind Drug Expiration Dates
Your prescribed medication has expired. Is it still safe to take? • Yes • No • Emergencies only • Pill form only Answer: Yes Yes, taking expired prescribed medication is still safe to use. Here’s why... It turns out that the expiration dates on drugs and medications do have a purpose but it’s not what you...
Mosquito Repellents
(ModernSurvival.org) - Zika has been known to exist since 1947, but was long considered to be a minor disease that causes only mild illness. In recent years, Zika became linked to a dramatic increase in cases of microcephaly in Brazil, a birth defect in which babies are born with...
Which of these public restroom items spreads the most germs and bacteria? • Toilet bowl • Water faucet • Hand dryer • Paper towels Answer: Hand Dryer Hand dryers spread the most germs and bacteria in public restrooms. Here’s why... As if public restrooms weren't bad enough already, it turns out modern hand dryers are launching...
New FDA Approved Medical Device Could Save Many Lives
(ModernSurvival.org) - Many first responders and military personnel know all too well that not expeditiously treating a severely wounded individual, who is rapidly losing blood, can mean the difference between life and death. XStat is a new simple syringe-like device that has proven itself on the battlefield and has been...
How to Survive a Dirty Bomb
A “dirty bomb” can be deadly and have devastating affects. It is a mixture of both explosives and? • Steel balls and nails • Ammonia/Chlorine • Radioactive material • Deadly bacteria Answer: Radioactive Material A “dirty bomb” is a mixture of explosives and radioactive material. Here’s why... The U.S. government has spent billions in the name...
How Pulmonary Edema Affects the Body
After a steep mountain climb, your friend's lungs are making bubbling noises every time she exhales. She most likely has? • High Altitude Asthma • High Altitude Pneumonia • Head/Chest Cold • Pulmonary Edema Answer: Pulmonary Edema A person climbing in high altitudes can develop pulmonary edema. One of the symptoms is the lungs making...
The Medicinal Benefits of Using Marigold
Which of these plants helps heal wounds faster while also reducing pain and swelling? • Marigold • Honey Pot • Garlic • Sage Answer: Marigold Marigold helps heal wounds faster while also reducing pain and swelling. Here’s why... Marigold is also known as Calendula and has been used throughout history dating back to the 12th century....
Use This Home Remedy to Cure Athlete’s Foot
During the Great Depression, people cured athlete’s foot organically by mixing which two items? • Olive oil/Garlic • Lemon/Chiles • Onion/Lime • Honey/Cumin Answer: Olive Oil and Garlic During the Great Depression, people cured athlete’s foot organically by mixing olive oil and minced garlic. Here’s how.... From 1929 to 1939, over 15 million Americans were unemployed...

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Disposing of Human Waste When the SHTF

Where Can You Put Human Waste When the SHTF? Bags Fan Compost Toilet Answer: Compost When the SHTF, you are likely to start relying on your...