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Dr. Bones & Nurse Amy


Joseph and Amy Alton (better known as "Dr. Bones & Nurse Amy") are well known in the prepper world as medical experts and Certified Master Gardeners with the goal of bringing you traditional and alternative medical strategies for survival in times of trouble.

Dr. Bones practiced as a board-certified Obstetrician and Pelvic Surgeon for more than 25 years before retiring to devote his efforts to preparing your family medically for any scenario.

He has been a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American College of Surgeons for many years, served as department chairman at local hospitals and as an adjunct professor at local university nursing schools.

He is a contributor to Survivalist Magazine, Backwoods Home, Self Reliance Illustrated, and Survival Quarterly, and has been a speaker at various survival and preparedness conferences on the subject of medical readiness in austere times.

Nurse Amy is a certified nurse and midwife, as well as an expert on herbal remedies and essential oils.

She has also written articles on survival gardening and natural remedies for Survivalist and Backwoods Home Magazine.

Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy are firm believers that, to remain healthy in hard times, we must use all the tools at our disposal.

Their goal is to promote integrated medicine that will provide you with the most options to keep their loved ones healthy in a disaster or collapse situation and have written a book titled, “The Doom and Bloom™ Survival Medicine Handbook,” a guide for the non-medical professional to staying healthy is situations where help is NOT on the way.