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Orlando Shootings: More To Come, What To Do

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Active Shooters: What to Do

In the sad aftermath of the Orlando shootings that killed or injured more than 100 people, it has become clear to me that we’re in for a rough ride for the foreseeable future.

You might think that the “success” achieved by Omar Mateen in executing his terror event was a fluke. The sheer number of casualties was the most ever on American soil. The complexities of Mr. Mateen’s relationship with the community, having apparently visited the PULSE nightclub on multiple occasions, must make this a rare circumstance, right? Wrong. read more

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Welcome to American Survival Radio! We’re Joe Alton, MD and Amy Alton, ARNP, NY Times and Amazon bestselling writers on disaster preparedness who normally focus on medical issues you’ll encounter in times of trouble. On American Survival Radio, however, we’re going to step out on a limb and talk about all the news that affect, well, America’s survival in the uncertain future. You can expect no-holds-barred opinions on the issues that form the storm clouds that are clearly on the horizon, and we’ll try to find the silver lining. If you want to keep it together, even if everything falls apart, you’ll get the advice you’re looking for on American Survival Radio. read more

The Three R’s: Reading, ‘Riting, Reduce Hemorrhage

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Given the spate of bombings and shootings throughout the world, most recently in Brussels but also in Paris and San Bernardino, we now realize that mass casualty incidents (also called MCIs) are becoming part of the “New Normal”. A mass casualty incident is any event in which the medical resources available are inadequate for the number and severity of injuries incurred.

Look at images of any terrorist attack, and you’ll see a lot of blood. These events tend to be over very quickly, but during that time, death from bleeding wounds can easily occur. read more