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Home Remedies: The Many Medicinal Uses of Vinegar

Vinegar has been a useful medicine for thousands of years, crossing continents and cultures, assisting doctors and helping ailing populations. While current medicine focuses almost exclusively on complex chemical and drug treatments, vinegar is still being studied for its potential uses in both complementary and orthodox medicine. As a home remedy, it is reputed to […]

Sixty Uses of Salt

Beside making food delicious, it’s believed there are more than 14,000 uses for salt, and our grandmothers were probably familiar with most of them. A number of these uses were for simple things around the home before the advent of modern chemicals and cleaners. Many of these salt uses are still valid today and can […]

Emergency First Aid: Guide To Masks & Respirators

Introduction One of the most overlooked item in many business and personal preparedness gear is face masks and respirators. Dusts, gases, fumes, mists and vapors are common hazards in workplace air. These can seriously affect the health of workers. Breathing in asbestos fibers can lead to asbestosis and lung cancer while crippling lung diseases can […]

Emergency First Aid Tip: Improvised Sling

Injuries can happen during normal conditions let alone an emergency situation were you need to evacuate an area due to a man-made or natural disaster. This tip is an essential emergency first aid tip that you should know about in case you or someone you love has a hand, arm or shoulder injury and needs […]

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