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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure is a very common problem that can have serious health consequences if it isnot diagnosed and treated. I bought a Omron BP765Can blood pressure meter. The meter is used to check my blood pressure and track the blood pressure. My dad and grandpa had stroke history. And High Blood Pressure is #1 risk factor for stoke. It can also cause the heat to enlarge, increase hardening of the arteries, and lead to vision problems and kidney failure.

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The cause of most cases of high blood pressure remains a mystery. Ina few people, it can be traced to some other illness or to using certain drugs(such as oral contraceptive, pain relievers, or cough and cold medicines), but in the vast majority of people the cause simply isn’t known.

What is know about  high blood pressures is that some people are naturally more prone to developing it. Some of the things that increase a person’s risk are age, race, gender, a family history of high blood pressure, and certain lifestyle factors. Some of these things we can do nothing about.

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Emergency Preparedness of Earthquake in BC, Canada

It is just a preparation, doesn’t mean it will happen soon. According to Public Safety Canada, individuals and families should be prepared to cope on their own for the first 72 hours following a natural disaster, allowing emergency personnel to help those in greatest danger.

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Yes, I totally agree with it. We have to get prepared at least we can survived until other people come to help us.

Here is what to do to help you be more prepared:

Step 1: Make a plan

Put the plan in writing, address applicable considerations such as:

  • Safe exits from your home and neighbourhood
  • Meeting places to reunite with your family
  • A designated person to pick up your children if necessary
  • Names and numbers of people to be contacted
  • Health and insurance information
  • Places for your pet to stay
  • Risks in your region
  • The location of your fire extinguisher, water valve, electrical panel, gas valve and floor drain

Step 2:  Create an emergency kit

Create the kit to cover your family’s specific needs, including the following basics:

  • Flashlight, batteries, transistor radio and first aid kit
  • A three-day supply of bottled water and non-perishable food for each person and pet ( 2 L water per day per person)
  • Personal hygiene supplies, medications, eyeglasses, blankets and bath linens
  • Cash, extra keys for car and home, photocopies of legal and personal documents including your insurance policy.

Here is check list you can download and print it out your your own.

Emergency-Preparedness-Checklist

 

Women are the real POWER in Social Media

Based on the surveys I read about the difference habits between women and men. It is all about Social Media.

Top Social Media

It shows the percentage of US Online Adults Using the Top Social Media

Women Men
Facebook 76% 66%
 Tumblr  54% 46%
 Pinterest  33%  8%
 Instagram  205  15%
 Twitter  18%  17%
 Linkedin  19%  24%

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WiiKey 2 firmware update procedure

To play New Super Mario Brother Wii game backup on a WiiKey 2  modded Wii machine, WiiKey 2 need to update its firmware to 1.3.

Step 1, Download the firmware update and config disk ISO file.

Step 2, Burn the ISO file to a DVD disk.

Step 3, Put the disk into Wii and load the program.

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The current FW is 1.2 “Asgard Core”. There is a notice to upgrade the firmware to 1.3.

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Fitbit Zip tracker lost syncing?

This morning, I found my Fitbit Zip tracker lost its connection with my Nexus 7 Fitbit app. It can not sync with the wireless USB dongle either.  The device looks OK. Still tracking my steps and others. It is just lost syncing from last Friday.

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My guess is something wrong with the tracker itself.  Maybe settings of bluetooth.

So reset the device.

Restarting your tracker will turn it off and then on. Restarting your tracker does not clear its data.

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Fitbit syncing support more devices now

I use Fitbit almost one year. I need a USB device to synchronize data it collect. The USB device should work with PC and its program, Fitbit connect.

Now Fitbit syncing support more devices.

Including iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4s, iPod Touch 5, iPad Mini, etc.

Most important news for me is that it is supporting Nexus 7 (2013) now.

 

It means I don’t have to turn on my PC and sit beside it to wait the data synchronizing.  I can play my favorite games,Jewel Mania, Fragger, Candy Crush, or Angry Birds, the data syncing is done without further action.

 

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Great deal of New Nexus 7 Tablet

It is a great deal for a 7 inch Nexus table.  I ordered it on Nov. 7. Received it yesterday.

The tag price on shop.ca is $249.99

The total I paid is less than $150.00

1) Sign Up Shop.ca $25 Promo. It can be used on this order.

2) Sign Up ebates.ca 20% rebate for Shop.ca
http://www.ebates.ca/coupons/shop-ca

Go to shop.ca through ebates.ca Link

3) $10 Coupon  on checkout page.
4) Pay by Paypal Check Out, get $25 Speical discount
5) Last  ebate.ca

The formula is as below:

($249 – $10)X1.12 – $25 = $243.79

1.12 is the tax rate in BC. The $243.79 will show on the shop.ca order details page. When I got the Nexus 7, I have another reward $20, then I have $26.09 rewards can be used in next order.

On ebats.ca site. I have 20% rebate, it is about $42.99. and also a signup bonus at ebates.ca. So I have total $52.99 rebates. It will be send to me at next payment on Feb 15, 2014 through paypal.

So the total I paid for this item is $243.79 – $25(paypal) – $52.99 – $26.09 = $139.71

$139.71 including tax and shipping.

If I order it through Google official site, the price is $229.00 plus tax.

 

 

 

 

A Piece of Red Cloth

I watched The Voice of China (Seacon 2) Epsoid 7 tonight on Youtube. The last second song is still very powerful after 25 years.
Here is the clip of LIU Caixing and GAO Yang.
At last LIU Caixing won.
I will post another video clip after it. Which is the written by Cui Jian. He is considered to be a pioneer in Chinese rock music and one of the first Chinese artists to write rock songs. For this distinction Cui Jian is often labeled “The Father of Chinese Rock”.

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