Dr. Paul Auerbach is the world's leading outdoor health expert. His blog offers tips on outdoor safety and advice on how to handle wilderness emergencies.
Jul 13 2006
Removing a Fishhook
Fishing is fun, but not when you catch yourself. If a fishhook enters the skin, gently wash the skin surrounding the entry point with soap and water, or at least give it a rinse to remove dirt, slime, or bait. Apply gentle pressure along the curve...
Jun 16 2006
Volcanic Eruption: Mount Merapi in Indonesia
I was going to write more today about high altitude, but with the current eruption of Mount Merapi in Indonesia and resultant tragic deaths, I have been asked a lot of questions about the dangers associated with volcanic eruptions, and in particul...