H7N9 and the Call to Awake from POTRblog.com

The new H7N9 Avian Influenza is being viewed by HHS as a possible hemorrhagic bird flu, with over 70% chance of a multi-organ death and bleed out, and near 100% chance of death for adults without access to a forced air medical ventilator.

Did you get that? Near 100% chance of death without medical grade ventilator assistance for adults, coupled with major bleed out. If one doesn’t kill you, the other will.

I’ve been following POTR Blog for a long

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Have You Seen PORT-Blog?

Pissin’ On The Roses isn’t exactly the name I would have chosen for a blog that publishes information geared towards educating the public at large about various large scale threats. But I can’t think of another name, so I’ll let them keep it. (When I come up with one, I’ll let them know…. ) đŸ™‚

I was first drawn to it by the reporting on the Fukushima disaster, and the blog’s detection of radioactive materials coming over via the Jet

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Medical Chlorhexidine Gluconate and H7N9

Pandemic

Not as fearful a word as it was prior to the last one which, while hogging the news feeds for some time, really didn’t kill much of the world’s population. 371 people have died from H5N1 since 2003.

But that might change.

H7N9 has taken the path that most new bugs do, which is to say, it has become all the rage in certain medical circles. According to POTRblog, there are federal motions that are a step out of

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The Simple Pineapple

Another write-up from a contributing friend. I searched to see what the source is, and found this article spread out over the net quite widely.

A Simple Pineapple – MUST Read

The pineapple is a member of the bromeliad family. It is extremely rare that bromeliads produce edible fruit. The pineapple is the only available edible bromeliad today.

It is a multiple fruit. One pineapple is actually made up of dozens of individual floweret’s that grow together to form the

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Agave Nectar - Good for You??

A pal of mine sent me a short note on agave nectar. I shared the info with my wife, who is responsible for researching nutritional issues for the family. She says her research confirms this. Here is what he wrote.

“Agave nectar (also called agave syrup) is a sweetener commercially produced from several species of agave. Agave nectar is sweeter than honey and tends to be thinner and flow more freely than honey.

The Agave juice is filtered, then heated

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Staying Cool

Image from WikiHow

Here’s a great article on staying cool without A/C. It includes a ton of tips with room to improvise for your own situation.

Improvise

Adapt

Overcome

http://www.wikihow.com/Cool-Yourself-Without-Air-Conditioning

NEW - LP's Amazon Store for Various Items of Interest

Maybe you noticed, maybe you didn’t, but we now have a store for a few things. We opted to go with the Amazon setup for ease of use. Up front, we’ll tell you that some of the proceeds go to supporting this site, but not all. A good deal of what is in the store has no remuneration to A Survival Plan at all, but is included because we either have experience with it, or know someone who does –

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Back from the Coast, & the MedCallOutfitter Kit

I was out West with the better half, recharging our batteries. We had a refreshing time walking the shores and experiencing that peace we find on the sands, watching the sun go down, and listening to the waves at night.

But now we’re back, and some work has lined up for us. This last week, we had the opportunity to examine the specialized MedCallOutfitter Kitâ„¢, created by MedCallAssistâ„¢. This kit is more than a collection of First-Aid items in a

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The Non-GMO Shopping Guide

We work more and more to eliminate GMO foods from our diet. The better half has done such a massive rework, based on her ever increasing knowledge. I was made aware of an internet site devoted to helping identify GMO foods. When I asked her if she had seen it, she said, “Yes.” I shoulda known.

Visit this site. The Non-GMO Shopping Guide. http://nongmoshoppingguide.com/

If you now of another good source of information similar to this, please comment on this

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Medical, Dental and Vision

Part of your planning should include at least three of the usual medical issues we deal with yearly. Medical, Dental and Vision care. Each year, the average American worker goes through an insurance “open enrollment” period, where his insurance options are up for review and modification. The actual renewal date is when those provisions begin a calendar year period of service.

Taking advantage of your benefits must be a part of your preps. It doesn’t matter how much or how

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