What is “C Diff”?

Clostridium Difficile (C Diff) is one of the many germs (bacteria) that can be found in stool (a bowel movement). C Diff disease occurs when antibiotics kill your good bowel bacteria and allow the C diff to grow. When C diff grows, it produces substances (toxins). These toxins can damage the bowel and cause diarrhea. C diff disease is usually mild but some times can be severe. The main symptoms of C Diff disease are; Watery diarrhea, Fever, Abdominal pain or tenderness. Who gets C Diff? C diff disease usually occurs during or after the use of antibiotics, old age, presence of other illness, severe poor over all health may increase the risk of disease.

This may help in C diff – Eat yogurt 3 or 4 times . Drink 8 to 10 glasses of crystal clean fresh water.

How does C Diff spread?

When a person has C diff disease the germs in the stool can soil surfaces such as toiltes, handles, bedpans, or commodes. When touching there items our hands can become soiled. If we than touch our mouth we can swallow the germs. Our soiled hand also can spread the germs to other surfaces.

Remembering Benazir Bhutto: Truly, the Jihadists worst nightmare

by: Tarek Fatah (Canada)

Today (Dec 27th) is the anniversary of the assassination of the woman Pakistanis know as ‘Bibi“. The day she was killed, I wept at my desk. The men who trade in my faith, Islam, had killed one more Muslim.

On that day I penned my thoughts for the Globe and Mail. It was my tribute to the woman who, despite her many flaws, stood up to the jihadi hate-mongers and paid the ultimate price.

I went on to dedicate my book “Chasing a Mirage” to her memory and that of Daniel Pearl. Two years have passed, but I still cannot get over the fact the JIhadi Islamists killed a woman they couldn’t defeat through the ballot box. And now they are gunning for her husband the same way they hanged her father and killed her brothers.

Her friend, the American writer Mark Siegel described her as “truly, the jihadists worst nightmare.” Siegel goes on to say:

I don’t think people can ever understand the selflessness of the woman, how she genuinely always put herself last and put her country first, sacrificing personal happiness and family. It was as if Asif was her second husband – Pakistan being her first. It was as if Bilawal, Bakhtawar and Aseefa had 170 million brothers and sisters vying for her attention. She once said that she didn’t choose her life, that it chose her.”

Here is the piece I wrote the day BB died at the hands of a Jihadi.

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