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Life really is the art of drawing, without an eraser. These words ring clearly in my mind, although I cannot take credit… a wiser man than me, by the name of John Gardener, wrote this quote, some time ago.
Life can leave a messy, smudged and imperfect canvas, at least, a life truly traveled can… these imperfections combined, make the perfectly, imperfect artistic medium, to create a masterpiece. The Mona Lisa is far from perfect…. this is what makes her a priceless painting! We are all priceless…some just frame their artwork better!
We all start out as a single speck…a solitary smudge on an enormous, asymmetrical canvas… We add more lines, shapes, stains and mismatched colors to our canvas, as the years quickly pass us by. Sometimes we are lucky enough to start a shared canvas with loved ones… Art always starts as a single smudge…a solitary color…and grows into something…
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Originally posted on ecoliberty:
5 November 2014
Biotech covers up GMO devastation of farmland
The European Association for bio-industries, EuropaBio, wants you to believe that “GM crops can protect soils from erosion through less ploughing, conserving soil moisture, too. GM herbicide tolerant crops reduce the need to plough fields in preparation for planting crops. This saves fuel because less tilling is necessary. GM insect resistant crops require less treatments with insecticides, which also decreases the need for tractor use.” But these statements are completely false.
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Originally posted on fox4kc.com:
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Encouraging news was revealed Tuesday afternoon from preliminary test results here in the metro as experts fight Ebola around the world. The World Health Organization says the death rate for Ebola is now at 70 percent.
And we could start seeing as many as 10,000 new cases every week around the globe. While doctors at The University of Kansas Hospital say preliminary tests for their patient are negative, they will not definitely say he does not have the disease.
Two blood samples were sent out. Tuesday’s results came from a lab in Omaha. Doctors are waiting for the results of the sample also sent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta to be returned. It is a more sensitive test and doctors consider those results finals. However, they are calling this a gratifying day.
“Big sigh of relief from him…
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CDC Confirms Healthcare Worker Who Provided Care for First Patient Positive for Ebola
Patient isolated and public health investigation ongoing
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed test results reported late last night by the Texas Department of State Health Services’ public health laboratory showing that a healthcare worker at Texas Presbyterian Hospital is positive for Ebola. The healthcare worker, who provided care for the Dallas index patient, was isolated soon after symptoms started and remains so now.
On Friday, October 10, the healthcare worker reported a low-grade fever overnight and was referred for testing. The healthcare worker had been self-monitoring for fever and symptoms. As a precaution, after identification of fever, the healthcare worker was isolated and CDC staff interviewed the patient to determine additional contacts or potential exposures. At this time, one close contact has been identified and is being monitored.
The hospital and patient were notified of the preliminary and confirmatory test results. Treatment decisions will be made by the patient and hospital.
This development is understandably disturbing news for the patient, the patient’s family and colleagues and the greater Dallas community. The CDC and the Texas Department of State Health Services remain confident that wider spread in the community can be prevented with proper public health measures, including ongoing contact tracing, health monitoring among those known to have been in contact with the index patient, and immediate isolations if symptoms develop.
Careful monitoring of all Healthcare workers who had interaction with the index patient and this second patient is warranted, including those who cared for the index patient between the time he was isolated in the hospital September 28 through the time of his death on October 8, and they will now be considered patient contacts for follow-up monitoring.
Ebola is spread through direct contact with body fluids of a sick person or the remains of someone who has died of Ebola, or exposure to objects such as needles that have been contaminated. The illness has an average 8-10 day incubation period (although it could be from 2 to 21 days), and therefore CDC recommends monitoring exposed people for symptoms a complete 21 days. People are not contagious before symptoms such as fever develop.
Original Article(Media Release) from: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES