Wilderness Medicine
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Are You Tasty to a Mosquito?

CWSonline - July 15, 2013

Whether you’re one of those people who gets eaten alive by mosquitoes depends on some pretty tangible factors, and Smithsonian…

Wilderness Medicine
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Tick Season Has Begun: Are You Prepared?

CWSonline - June 6, 2013

Experts say this year’s tick season could be worse than ever. Lyme Research Alliance on the best ways to stay…

Hyponatremia – Overhydrating on the Trail
Wilderness Medicine
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Wilderness Medicine
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Hyponatremia – Overhydrating on the Trail

CWSonline - February 28, 2013

Water is an amazing thing – it keeps you going. Literally. However, your body is made of up SALT WATER,…

Wilderness Medicine
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Blister Prevention, Management & Treatment

CWSonline - February 11, 2013

By Clifton Castleman, WEMT  *Adapted from the Sierra Club’s Annual One Day Hike By Clifton Castleman, WEMT  *Adapted from the…

Wilderness Medicine
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Trench Foot – A Common Ailment of Hikers

CWSonline - January 31, 2013

An acquaintance of mine once lost all the feeling in his toes for three months from “trench foot.” He was…

Radiology
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The Coldest Journey: Q&A with Dr. Rob Lambert, Expedition Team Doctor

Jane Grimsley - January 17, 2013

Before he left the UK to fly to Cape Town and join the rest of the Coldest Journey team we…

50+ Uses of a Triangular Bandage
Wilderness Medicine
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Wilderness Medicine
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50+ Uses of a Triangular Bandage

CWSonline - January 10, 2013

We are always harping on MacGyvering (or using something for a reason other than its intended purpose). Here are just…

Wilderness Medicine
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Taking Ibuprofen to Avoid Altitude Sickness?

CWSonline - June 24, 2012

Scouts at Philmont Scout Ranch in NM are often caught off-guard by altitude illnesses.Why only feel great for 80% of…

Public Health
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Diabetic Emergencies 101

CWSonline - February 8, 2012

One of the leading causes of amputation and disability in the United States, diabetes is an endocrine problem where the…

Wilderness Medicine
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10 Myths About Outdoor Medicine – Debunked

CWSonline - January 13, 2012

By Paul Auerbach, M.D. There are many myths related to outdoor medicine. These need to be “debunked,” so that people…