Emergency news, articles and information:
|11/30/2016 - One of the biggest threats that society currently faces is the very real prospect of a massive food system collapse precipitated by chemical overuse and the spread of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). And ironically enough, many storable survival food kits designed to help mitigate an emergency...|
|10/31/2016 - The federal bureaucracy and corresponding state agencies have never been much good at responding to crises in a timely fashion, and that tradition was alive and well during the recent toxic water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
In fact, according to a newly released watchdog report, Americans now know...|
|7/27/2016 - Growing up in America's heartland (central Iowa), detasseling corn each summer was a great way to earn some extra money. However, the job wasn't easy, as it required waking up early and working manual labor outside in the hot summer sun. Unlike my peers, my parents did not push me to detassle due to...|
|5/10/2016 - Back in January, the emergency department of the St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey – about 20 miles from New York City – launched an innovative program to help stem the tide of narcotic painkiller addiction and abuse. The department has adopted a deliberate policy...|
|4/30/2016 - A shocking new science study funded by the Alberta Ministry of Health and published in the VACCINE science journal has found that nearly 10 percent of Canadian females end up in emergency rooms (the "Emergency Department" in Canadian vernacular) following HPV vaccine injections.
The study is entitled...|
|4/27/2016 - No doubt still jittery after the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that destroyed much of the Fukushima nuclear power plant, swarms of Japanese people invaded grocery stores and markets leaving bare shelves in their wake, following last week's deadly quakes near the city of Kumamoto.
|2/26/2016 - Civilization continues to unravel before its own eyes. If modern-day American society could look in the mirror, it would see itself breaking down into fragments of confusion, mistrust and cognitive dysfunction. Practically all water sources in America are now loaded with chemicals, pesticides, pharmaceutical...|
|2/18/2016 - It seems that people suffering with minor aches and pains have recently started to opt for Yoga Emergency Therapy over a visit to the urgent care clinic or hospital emergency room. Yoga Therapy Clinics specialize in problems relating to pain or anxiety, and have become increasingly popular as an alternative...|
|2/3/2016 - Whether due to a storm, or in a more serious survival scenario, losing electricity is a valid concern. Depending on the situation, you may be out of electricity for more than a few hours; several days, weeks or even longer could go by before it's restored. This means that one of the most basic human...|
|1/28/2016 - Emergency rooms play a crucial role in the proper functioning of health care in the United States. During any given year, 45% of American people visit the ER, but a recent study published by the Academic Emergency Medicine journal suggests that not all of them can receive help. According to the study,...|
|1/20/2016 - The Obama administration has declared a federal state of emergency in Flint, Michigan, due to pervasive contamination of the city's water supply that has harmed tens of thousands of residents – including afflicting the city's children with irreversible lead poisoning.
The crisis began in April...|
|1/14/2016 - Addiction to mobile devices is a growing problem in America. It's gotten to the point where people are so distracted that they will walk right into traffic, fall off train platforms, or even fall right off a cliff.
As Americans plug their entire existence into their mobile devices, they give away...|
|1/12/2016 2:02:01 PM - A gas leak coming from Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon storage field in Los Angeles County, has led to California Governor Jerry Brown's declaration of a state of emergency. While a somewhat welcome announcement, many residents feel that such a decision is long overdue, considering that...|
|12/15/2015 - Wars and rumors of wars have prompted the federal occupying powers of the United States of America to begin doing what these rapacious entities have repeatedly commanded everyday citizens not to do: they're now stockpiling food, medicine and other emergency supplies in one massive, nuclear anticipatory...|
|6/24/2015 - Debt talks to resolve Greece's ongoing financial crisis are going nowhere, and now the entire European Union is bracing for what it believes could be a financial emergency that will begin in Athens but potentially spread throughout the continent.
As reported by Reuters, Greek officials and creditors...|
|6/6/2015 - The Natural News distribution of LivingFuel emergency non-GMO food aid to Texas flood victims is now complete. As we reported earlier, LivingFuel and the Natural News Store pledged nearly $100,000 in emergency food aid to Texas flood victims.
Unlike most emergency food which is frequently made from...|
|5/30/2015 - The LivingFuel company (www.LivingFuel.com) has generously donated $88,000 worth of ultra-clean, high-protein superfood powders to victims of the recent floods in Central Texas, and the Natural News Store has taken charge of distributing the food aid items to local emergency response organizations on...|
|5/15/2015 - Although reducing emergency room usage was one of the stated goals of President Obama's Affordable Care Act, a recent survey by the American College of Emergency Physicians reports that three quarters of emergency doctors have actually seen their patient loads increase since the law took full effect...|
|2/23/2015 4:50:58 PM - As the saying goes: "Necessity is the mother of invention," and the need to continue eating for survival's sake during various historical famines has prompted people to come up with some interesting and innovative solutions for supplementing a meager diet.
C. Davis of AskaPrepper.com recently posted...|
|2/3/2015 - I have a very personal and heartwarming story to share with you about a life-threatening crisis that became a natural healing miracle.
One of the things we're all told by the dishonest western medical system is that natural medicine can't be used for emergency medicine. It can't stop bleeding, stop...|
|1/6/2015 - When it comes to emergency medicine for preppers, everybody is already aware of the extraordinary usefulness of things like nano silver, fish antibiotics and off-the-shelf antiseptics such as povidone iodine.
Here, I've decided to reveal five little-known emergency medicine items you probably never...|
|11/13/2014 - The city of Berkeley, Missouri has issued an emergency preparedness alert to its citizens, urging them to stockpile food, water, gasoline, prescription medications and fully-charged cell phones in anticipation of widespread rioting.
The letter, shown below (with h/t to TheGatewayPundit.com), also...|
|10/20/2014 - Political correctness is now taking over policy-making when it comes to dealing with the Ebola virus in the United States, as evidenced, in part, by a new rule imposed on 911 dispatchers in New York City.
According to reports, dispatchers have now been ordered not to use the word "Ebola" over the...|
|10/14/2014 - There are 5,723 hospitals in the United States, and only four of them have level-4 biohazard isolation facilities. The other 5,719 are just "regular" hospitals with rooms that are no more secure against Ebola than your own bedroom, most likely.
Because the Ebola outbreak continues to spread out of...|
|9/16/2014 - If you aren't saving off articles, downloading important MP3 audio files and printing off vital information that might save your life in a pandemic outbreak, you may soon find yourself completely cut off from all holistic or alternative information on the web. Under an executive order signed by President...|
|9/15/2014 - A scathing new survey from Bankrate.com shows that a majority of Americans are more worried than ever about their healthcare and finances. The poll of 1,006 participants revealed a shocking trend of ballooning medical debts and dwindling personal savings. What's shocking is that most of this problem...|
|8/29/2014 - Transgenic insects developed by a British company as the solution to dengue fever in the Third World are causing the debilitating disease to spread even worse, according to new reports. Genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes developed by Oxitec have sparked an outbreak of dengue fever in Brazil so severe...|
|7/28/2014 1:19:48 PM - Federal regulators with the Environmental Protection Agency have denied a request from the state of Texas to permit its farmers to use a very powerful and dangerous herbicide against invasive "superweeds" that are threatening to overtake cotton crops.
EPA officials cited added risks to drinking water...|
|7/14/2014 - A genetically modified (GM) mosquito intended to eradicate dengue fever may have actually contributed to an epidemic of the disease in Brazil, civil society organizations have warned.
"It is extraordinary that experiments with Oxitec's GM mosquitoes continue and commercial releases have even been...|
|5/20/2014 - The sky is falling! The sky is falling! When it comes to infectious disease pandemics, one thing you can always count on is that the World Health Organization will be sounding the alarm whether it's justified or not. Case in point? The WHO's new declaration that polio is a "Public Health Emergency of...|
|5/16/2014 4:59:48 PM - While chlorine and bromine are depended on today to kill pathogens in pools, spas and hot tubs, these chemicals also create their own array of health hazards. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission's National Electronic Injury Surveillance System has documented and analyzed thousands of emergency...|
|1/15/2014 - More than 300,000 West Virginia residents in nine different counties as of Saturday are on day three of a do-not-use water order. The order was issued after the chemical 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, a foaming agent used in the coal cleaning process, leaked through a one-inch hole in a water storage...|
|5/22/2013 - In an effort to deliver emergency organic food directly to the many victims of the super-tornado that recently struck Oklahoma City, the editor of Natural News is pledging $10,000 in food and cash donations to the victims of the Oklahoma City super tornado. This donation will largely consist of the...|
|4/21/2013 3:27:27 PM - To protect against a bioterrorism attack such as anthrax, plague or smallpox, perform a bioterrorism risk assessment to put in place an effective disaster plan for survival. Emergency response and preparedness is best achieved by preparing a kit beforehand, including natural remedies known for their...|
|3/20/2013 - Accidents happen. But if you equip yourself with knowledge about how to handle them calmly and effectively, their resultant injuries will not catch you off guard and without an appropriate plan of action. Here are seven herbal remedies you might want to keep on hand at all times, as they may come in...|
|3/15/2013 - Emergency room charges vary so dramatically that it's impossible for consumers to know what kind of bill they're going to be stuck with, according to a study led by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and published in the journal PLOS ONE.
For example, the out-of-pocket patient...|
|11/1/2012 - When they were first being introduced for public acceptance, as many readers will recall, tasers were billed as a law enforcement alternative to actually having to shoot threatening individuals with real firearms. Today; however, tasers are being abusively used by cops in all sorts of non-threatening...|
|10/31/2012 - In the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, which has devastated many parts of the East coast, we've been receiving a flood of calls and emails asking about emergency preparedness items for first aid and natural medicine.
Here, I've put together a quick checklist of things you'll want to acquire (or grow)...|
|10/27/2012 - Called a "monster storm," Hurricane Sandy is much more than a hurricane. It's a hybrid monster storm system that weather experts are now warning could cause $1 billion in damage when it strikes the U.S. eastern seaboard early Tuesday morning.
If you're living anywhere near Philadelphia, Boston, Delaware...|
|8/18/2012 - Persistently oppressive heat and continued lack of adequate rainfall has plunged much of the American Midwest into a historic drought, which is already threatening to destroy as much as 40 percent of the nation's soy crops, and 50 percent of the nation's corn crops (http://news.yahoo.com). To address...|
|6/26/2012 - The Red Cross and other disaster relief agencies advise having supplies and disaster plans in place for survival during hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and other unexpected emergencies. Creating a home security safe room can save your life, sustaining you for days afterwards. It can be overwhelming...|
|12/10/2011 - This story has been updated with new developments that include news channel 5 confirming door-to-door questioning of Tennessee citizens about their stored food, as well as the cannery in question here now reversing their original account and saying it never happened. Read those developments at: http://www.naturalnews.com/034381_Tennessee_cannery_stored_food.html
|11/15/2011 - It's one of the top concerns of people everywhere -- how do we grow our own food for superior nutrition and food sovereignty? How do we store an emergency food supply that can get us through a crisis when conventional food deliveries to grocery stores may be cut off?
One of the most powerful answers...|
|11/7/2011 - In times of peace, every State in America allows exemptions from vaccines on religious, moral, and/or philosophical grounds, so vaccines are never technically mandatory.  Parents even have the power to assert the exemptions of their children.  The US government also admits that vaccine exemptions...|
|5/22/2011 - The number of emergency rooms has fallen by more than one quarter over the past 20 years, yet visits have steadily risen over the same period, causing backlogs in remaining ER's that leave patients waiting sometimes for hours.
According to a first-of-its-kind study by the American Medical Association,...|
|3/23/2011 - Given the rapidity with which critical global events are unfolding, preparedness just makes good sense. The question isn't whether or not to be prepared - it's what to be prepared for? Earthquakes, nuclear accidents, tsunamis, power outages and gasoline shortages have been on this week's menu. Each,...|
|12/19/2010 - The use of high-tech imaging devices in hospital emergency rooms increased threefold between 1998 and 2007, indicating an overall increase in radiation exposure for the US public, according to a study conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine and published in the Journal of the American Medical...|
|12/3/2010 - The City of New York recently launched a new emergency services pilot program that seems more like something out of a science fiction movie than a real-life initiative. According to a recent New York Times report, the city has begun deploying two emergency ambulances in response to 911 calls -- one...|
|11/14/2010 - Prescription drug abuse is out of control across the nation. Powerful opiate painkillers like OxyContin (odycodone) and Vicodin (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) are replacing street drugs as addicts' drugs of choice, and these substances are causing increasing amounts of accident-related injuries...|
|3/12/2010 - A study published in the online journal Obesity, March 19, found that 75 percent of young recruits for fire and ambulance service in Massachusetts were overweight or obese. The study was conducted by researchers from Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Harvard University and...|
|10/26/2009 - President Obama's declaration of a national pandemic emergency is "no cause for alarm," reported the mainstream media throughout the weekend. The declaration is nothing more than a "precaution," they say. "It's really more a continuation of our preparedness steps," said Anne Schuchat, director of the...|
|10/24/2009 - According to the CDC, swine flu infections have already peaked, and the pandemic is on its way out. Peak infection time was the middle of October, where one in five U.S. children experienced the flu, says the CDC. Out of nearly 14,000 suspected flu cases tested during the week ending on October 10,...|
|8/28/2009 - The United States of America is devolving into medical fascism and Massachusetts is leading the way with the passage of a new bill, the "Pandemic Response Bill" 2028, reportedly just passed by the MA state Senate and now awaiting approval in the House. This bill suspends virtually all Constitutional...|
|6/2/2009 - Swine flu has now infected all 50 states in the USA, the CDC now reports. Worldwide, infections now exceed 100,000 people, and the World Health Organization (WHO) is openly concerned that this widely-circulating H1N1 viral strain may combine with seasonal flu strains to create a highly-infectious and...|
|4/16/2009 - World Health Day is a program sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) to focus attention on the health needs of people worldwide. This year's theme focuses on the safety of healthcare facilities and readiness of emergency care workers around the world. The motto for this year is "Save lives....|
|3/18/2009 - You've probably heard some horror stories about bacterial infections, including the "flesh eating" kind, that are resistant to broad-spectrum antibiotics. In fact, MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infections have been on the rise over the last decade, occurring primarily in hospitals,...|
|11/21/2008 - BetterLifeGoods.com, the online retailer founded by NaturalNews editor Mike Adams, has launched a $25,000 donation effort called "I'm Dreaming of a Bright Christmas" that aims to put emergency preparedness dynamo LED lights into the hands of those in need.
For every purchase of dynamo LED lights...|
|10/11/2008 - One investment idea that looks bright even in these bleak days is companies that make safes. Confidence in banks and the overall economy is at levels not seen since the Great Depression. People are removing money from their bank accounts at record rates and they have to put it somewhere. Safe deposit...|
|9/2/2008 - In the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav, which has left more than one million people in Lousiana without power, we've just made a donation that will bring emergency light and radios to those who need it most. We've donated $20,000 worth of EcoLEDs 8-in-1 Emergency Tools to the WorldCare non-profit (www.WorldCare.org)...|
|6/24/2008 - A Vancouver, Canada study has documented that 12% of emergency room (ER) visits were the direct result of problems with a pharmaceutical drug. The length of stay for those admitted to the hospital was significantly longer.
When a study is well-designed, it's quite remarkable how often the result...|
|7/20/2007 - "The Long Emergency," by James Howard Kunstler, is a fascinating and timely book that explores the ramifications of the dwindling supply of fossil fuels on our planet. The book begins with a discussion of the concept of "peak oil" -- a term that indicates we've nearly reached the peak production of...|
|7/20/2007 - I've been a proponent of personal preparedness for many years. "Preparedness" simply means having some backup supplies on hand to help you get through unexpected events or hard times, and over the last decade, we've seen numerous examples of why preparedness is so important: Hurricane Katrina, power...|
|6/22/2007 - Unlike most of our product reviews, this one isn't about your health or nutrition. It's about your personal safety. Better Life Goods (a company I own, see full disclosure below) has just finished a large production run on an new, unique safety and preparedness tool available now at www.BetterLifeGoods.com...|
|10/18/2006 - According to a federal study in today's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, adverse reactions to prescription drugs are responsible for 700,000 Americans' visits to emergency rooms every year.
The report was put together by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the...|
|10/12/2006 - A study of emergency room case numbers over a three-year period at University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore found that the number of men visiting the emergency room drops significantly during televised sports events, and surges afterward.
Dr. Tom Scaletta, president of the American Academy...|
|8/16/2006 - -- New research published in the Aug. 18 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has found that the side effects and additional costs of chemotherapy for breast cancer patients are higher than previously thought.
A team of researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston...|
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|10/12/2005 - Like September 11, 2001, the 2005 terrorist attacks in London once again reminded the Western hemisphere that even the countries that wield tremendous military power are not immune to terrorism. Though the London attacks did not involve nuclear weapons, there is always the chance that future terrorist...|
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