Hot Weather Health: Water, the best electrolyte replenishment drinks, plus the best insulated water bottles and clothing.

Whether the situation is enduring the heat of summer, hot-weather physical labor, sports, or the stress of evacuation during an emergency situation, the ability to hydrate and maintain a healthy body temperature is of vital importance.  Drinking a sufficient quantity of pure water is necessary for the body to function properly, but so are electrolytes. […]

Water Purification for GO-Bags and Every-Day-Carry

Clean looking water is often not pure.  Don’t be fooled.  Even clean looking, cool, clear moun­tain streams often contain giardia, crypto, and other illness-causing micro­organisms. Similarly, rainwater runoff from roofs, as well as water gathered from farmland or manufacturing plants, may contain dangerous, hidden chemicals. Even normally safe tap-water and well-water can become unsafe due […]

Personal Hygiene and Family/Community Health

  A message from one of our 36READY team doctors: During an emergency situation a few very simple precautions may keep you and your family healthy. This is critically important.  Remaining in good health will not only help you cope, it is essential for peak performance during high-stress or dangerous situations.  It’s a simple truth […]

High Demand for Potassium Iodine

When this current flap dies down, consider buying potassium iodine as a just-in-case drug for your emergency medical kit. The current rush to purchase (by civilians) is likely due to Japanese nuclear debris which is now washing up on the beaches of the west coast of the United States.   This development, combined with the U.S. government’s […]