You pull out a can and notice a bit of rust on the rim. It is safe to eat? Do you have to throw it out? Here are the rules for deciding. [More] Are Rusty Cans Safe to Eat From?
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?
Stomach flu is no fun anywhere, but these foods won’t aggravate it. Make sure you have plenty on hand before heading to remote places! [More] What to Eat with the Stomach Flu
If you were sick or injured while ashore, would you have ID? And would that ID provide a way for first responders to contact someone on your boat? Or know what meds you take? Your medical conditions — or drug allergies? Road ID provides all this and more! [More] Road ID: ID for Boaters Too
Make your own gel ice pack — make any size you want, tuck it in any corner of the freezer . . . and you probably have the materials on hand! [More] Make Your Own Gel Ice Pack
With food allergies on the rise, here’s a simple way to help those affected know what’s in the food you bring to a potluck! [More] Food Allergy Awareness
Food poisoning is never good, but it’s worse when you’re away from medical care. Basics of food safety for cruisers. [More] Food Safety 101