The Washington Post
Vulnerabilities in Ebola planning
The infection of two Dallas health care workers has highlighted vulnerabilities in the CDC’s protocols for those dealing with Ebola patients. The current protocol allows for potential skin exposure of caregivers. The CDC is revising those guidelines and will likely make them more similar to those used in biological containment facilities.
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Tagged CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dallas, ebola, Ebola virus disease, Health care provider, Tom Frieden, Washington Post
A man who arrived in the US from Liberia on September 20 has become the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the US. He is currently being treated in a Texas hospital, and healthcare workers are trying to track down and place under observation anyone he had contact with and may have exposed. Meanwhile, experts are trying to understand why emergency room doctors sent the man home with antibiotics the first time he sought treatment and only admitted and isolated him when he returned by ambulance two days later, a decision that could have deadly consequences for those he came in contact with in the intervening days. More… Discuss
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Tagged Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dallas, ebola, Ebola virus disease, Health care provider, Liberia, Texas, United States
This Blog does not endorse, at this time any alternative medical treatment and is based only on its author’s observations made as a result of consuming both green tea and yerba maté tea, following the popular search engines and articles available in the internet. These observations were confirmed by personal health care professionals. I hope you will check with your doctor too, and that consuming tea, will prove a beneficial to your general health
Yes folks: You heard me blog about yerba maté, and green tea.
Why would I do that ?
I don’t sell it, I only try to bring the good news to people, like back home, about it because of its therapeutic properties, when prepared right, and it is the most effective diuretic year around, while sugar-free, which is a great benefit for reducing the blood glycemic index and cholesterol level. So let’s say one suffers from diabetes, type II (adult Onset), and with all the medication administered the blood glucose levels are high. Yerba maté cleanses the blood (the lymphatic system, helping the kidneys to eliminate toxins, including extra amounts of glucose.) In few days you will experience a more restful sleep, a better blood circulation to the extremities, and a lighter body, just from the diuretic effect. At the same time, the tea has minerals and antioxidants so it is a good nutrient, both sugar and fat-free.
The big secret about preparing the infusion is this: Unlike black tea , for yerba maté tea, allow the water to cool 2-3 minutes before making the tea.
Since I drink several cups of tea daily, I prefer ( so I learned from the videos on You-Tube) to make it in my 12 cups coffeemaker. Not only that, but i mix it with green tea Both loose, and benefit from the compounded health effects. The temperature of the coffeemaker is just right (180 – 185 °F), to avoid bitter taste and destruction of the antioxidants present in both green tea and yerba maté.
Just like with green tea there are several companies from South America commercializing Yerba Mate, I like Tarragui sin palo, because of the fresh aroma as the leaves are dried naturally and because it was the first brand I tried about a year ago.
Have a cup of yerba maté tea, today.
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Tagged Alternative, Green tea, Health, Health care provider, Herbs, South America, Tea, Teas and Tonics, Weight loss, Yerba maté