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The Survival Medicine Hour: Animal Bites, Leprosy, Feverfew, More

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Leprosy cases in Florida spark investigation of their source, plus Joe Alton, MD, aka Dr. Bones, tell you all you'll ever need to know about the disease. Shark attacks in South Carolina lead Dr. Bones to tackle the furry kind of bites, those from cats, dogs, and other mammals. Also: Flesh-eating bacteria in Virginia; the dandelion-like herb Feverfew is discussed by Nurse Amy, plus a little history about herbal medicine.  Finally, Nurse Amy talks about the different forms that herbs can be formulated in for human use.

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