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My #1 Priority: Health Literacy

According to health.gov, “Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions.” Why is health literacy important? 561 more words

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Survival Weekly - 10/20/14...

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This is textbook “Survival 101″ material. Family gets lost and forced to spend night out in frigid conditions - http://www.wbir.com/story/news/local/2014/10/19/rangers-help-lost-family-off-mt-leconte/17551633/

and click here if you want to prepare for the same  – 

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Wilderness Survival

HELP! In the Backcountry

There is a great number of skills and training that can assist in trip safety. Everything from: Navigation Courses, Avalanche Safety, Belay Training, and Leave No Trace Trainer Courses. 321 more words

Wilderness Medicine

Avalanche kills Canadian skier JP Auclair

Canadian freestyle skier JP Auclair died in an avalanche in Chile along with fellow skier Andreas Fransson while skiing on Mount San Lorenzo near the border between Patagonian Chile and Argentina. 21 more words

Emergency Medicine