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The Wilderness Medicine Newsletter is an online resource for Wilderness Medicine Care Providers. Originally a bi-monthly journal with a yearly subscription rate, the WMN has evolved into a digital resource. A one-time subscription includes access to more than 200 published articles on a wide range of treatments for injuries, diseases and prevention techniques.  Become a Member

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ISSN-1059-6518 Volume 34 Number 1 By Frank Hubbell, DO OK here we go, everything that you ever wanted to know about allergies, but were afraid to ask. What is an allergy? An allergy, or allergic reaction, is a hypersensitivity reaction, or over-reaction, of our immune system in response to an antigen. What is our immune […]

Practicing Wilderness Medicine and Protocols

ISSN-1059-6518 Volume 33 Number 1 Protocols: Frank Hubbell, D.O. Are the official procedure or system of rules governing an agency. In this case EMS. These rules are produced by and established by an authoritative body, such as a state EMS Bureau, not a school, college, university, business, or individual. This continues to be a gray […]

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The Wilderness Medicine Newsletter is underwritten by
Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities, the oldest continuously
operating school of wilderness medicine in the world. SOLO offers
comprehensive medical training including WEMT, WFR, and Wilderness First Aid.

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