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C-Spine Precautions – How To Stabilize A Neck

C-Spine Precautions – It is a big fear, even if only in the very back of our minds, for adventurers, to have a big fall or injury that makes it necessary to take what the medical profession calls C-Spine precautions.  For those that do not know exactly what that is, let me give you a better understanding of this important topic. Continue reading C-Spine Precautions – How To Stabilize A Neck

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Lightning Strikes ~ Understanding and Avoiding The Dangers

Lightning Strikes – We have all heard the crack of lightning strikes, and have jumped out of our boots, right? Lightning strikes are loud! Lightning strikes are also beautiful and mesmerizing.  We love to watch the electrical show in the skies; the dancing of light. Continue reading Lightning Strikes ~ Understanding and Avoiding The Dangers

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Heat Related Illnesses In The Wilderness ~ Summer Is Coming!

White Tank Mountains Regional Park.

Heat Related Illnesses  –  Just like almost every other year, summer is creeping up quickly, and prevention of heat related illnesses should always be on the mind.  There are several things that a person can do to prevent heat related illnesses.  Here are a few: Continue reading Heat Related Illnesses In The Wilderness ~ Summer Is Coming!

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