If your potatoes have a green tint, can you go ahead and eat them? Anything special you should do? How about potato eyes? [More] Are Green Potatoes Safe to Eat?
Living the dream doesn't make you immune to illness and injury, unfortunately.
Tips to prepare for and handle medical issues from minor to major, including everyone's big question: how do you keep Band-Aids on?
I’d never really suffered from seasickness until a trip with friends a few years ago. And I learned a few things. [More] Seasick . . .
If you need to carry pills or antacids with you, it can be tough to keep them dry when you’re surrounded by water. [More] Waterproof Pill Carrier
Great information from Lin Pardey’s recently revised Care & Feeding of the Sailing Crew. [More] Recognizing and Avoiding Salt Deficiencies
Just discovered that this great book is now available as a PDF for FREE (other versions available for purchase). Medical info that goes beyond simple first aid! [More] Where There Is No Doctor – FREE DOWNLOAD
Hot and humid conditions can make medications melt . . . here’s a reader tip on a great way to store those expensive and important stores! [More] Storing Medications
Great to have on board . . . but don’t use it on meat! Keep it for first aid purposes only. [More] Got Meat Tenderizer?
Cruisers in the Sea of Cortez are all abuzz about a quick way to stop the pain of a stingray sting. [More] Stung by a Stingray?
Four quick first aid tips for cuts — that usually aren’t taught in any First Aid class! [More] First Aid Tips for the Galley
Want easy to stow little packets of rehydration powder that you can mix with water? But frustrated with the cost when they have to be shipped? I finally figured out how to buy them locally! [More] Rehydration Powder