Do you have what it takes to survive?

Last year had many of us pondering that question – but I don’t mean COVID-19 or the next zombie apocalypse.  What if you were vacationing on a tropical island and found yourself in a survival situation…would you have what it takes to survive?  Could you trap food or gather the right edible plants?  Would you know how toContinue reading “Do you have what it takes to survive?”

Women’s History Month – Women in Aerospace Medicine

In honor of Women’s History Month, we wanted to give a shout out to those hard-working women on the frontiers of Aerospace Medicine.  You’ve probably heard about famous female aviators like Amelia Earhart (first female to pilot an aircraft across the Atlantic) and Eileen Collins (first female Space Shuttle pilot).  Women who choose aerospace medicine as aContinue reading “Women’s History Month – Women in Aerospace Medicine”

What’s in your medicine container?

Sure, you probably said, “Medicine, of course”.  Ok, fair point.  But when the container is empty, why not recycle it into a small emergency kit?  This photo is an example from Chris Heberer, who recently attended one of our webinars.  He jammed an amazing amount of emergency supplies in there – even tea!  These compact, lightweight kits are great toContinue reading “What’s in your medicine container?”

What do Polar medicine and Yale have in common?

If you answered “They’re both in cold climates”, you didn’t win any prizes, so keep reading!  Did you know that Yale School of Medicine has an online PA program?  This innovative Master of Medical Science program combines online classes, in-person labs, and hands-on clinical rotations (which are conducted throughout the country, near the student’s home community whenContinue reading “What do Polar medicine and Yale have in common?”

Would you know what to do?

A small group of us went mountain biking to practice socially-distanced recreation during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of our riders couldn’t un-clip from her pedals at the top of a hill, causing her to fall 10 feet down a ravine. When we reached her she was conscious with damage to her helmet, obvious rib fracturesContinue reading “Would you know what to do?”

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