22 Really Gross Facts About Germs and Your Body
Although having some germs on and in your body increases your ability to fight illness, too many germs is disgusting.
5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Waterborne Parasites This Summer
From illness-inducing, relatively common organisms like Cryptosporidium and Giardia, to horrific “brain-eating” parasites, waterborne parasites are very real dangers that can be encountered in ponds and lakes scattered across the...
12 Dehydration Symptoms That Could Save Your Life
Lose just 1.5 percent of the water in your body (the human body is usually about 60 percent H2O) and you've reached the tipping point of mild dehydration.
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Deadly Air: Prepping for the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Although carbon monoxide poisoning is preventable, many people don’t realize the things they do every day that may put them at risk
Are Salmonella and E. Coli in Your Water Killing You?
Untreated drinking water contains countless dangers, all of which can make you sick enough to cause your death when are already dealing with an emergency situation
Thrive or Die: In a Survival Situation, Is it Safe to Eat Snow?
Eat snow or not in a survival situation? On one hand, you're getting much needed hydration, but on the other hand, you're expending much-needed energy.
Waterborne Parasites Diminish Your Chances of Survival
From illness-inducing parasites to horrific “brain-eating” bugs, these are very real dangers found in ponds and lakes all across the United States
Canada Confirms First Case of Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus
A patient from Ontario, Canada is said to have contracted the Zika virus from a partner who traveled to a Zika zone.
Zika 101: What We Know So Far About The Zika Virus
Here's a rundown on what we know so far about the Zika virus if infected and what to expect.
To Combat Zika Virus, Funds to Fight Other Diseases Will Suffer
The Zika virus poses bigger health threats than doctors initially thought, which means emergency funding is needed in order to fight this mosquito-borne disease.