Bacteria and Viral Illnesses and Your Septic System

Bacterial and Viral Illnesses post by Charles Laverty

Your Badly Maintained Septic System

A PDF file I just read really was quite an interesting.  Please follow this link to read it for yourself.  This was written by R. Mohamed of Wayne State University, USA.  He writes about septic systems and also the bacterial and viral illnesses associated with this.

Illnesses May Await You

In turn, one of the noteworthy sentences stated  “Meanwhile, according to the EPA, 168,000 viral and 34,000 bacterial illnesses each year can be traced to badly maintained septic systems. In addition, the monetized value of environmental and public health damages could be large.”

https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/4450/WW-SM-008.pdf

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Wastewater is being Wasted

Wastewater is being Wasted post by Charles Laverty

Water

I started speaking to people about what they knew about wastewater.  I was really surprised at how little thought went into that very important subject.

The water that goes down the drain is in fact being wasted.  However, we can resolve this problem.  At the core of fixing it is that the private industry and the government need to work together.

Reuse Wastewater

I read on United Nations website that “80% of wastewater flows back into the ecosystem without being treated or reused”  This article posted by UN.org is highly educational for everyone.

 

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Water Top Issue Facing Humanity

Top Issue Facing Humanity is Water post by Charles Laverty

Water

Top issue facing humanity is water.  This household staple that comes out of our faucets in many homes is a crucial issue around the globe.  At its core, water is a critical development for energy and food production.  Water is also critical for our human survival and to maintain healthy ecosystems.

Some of the main point about water I found on UN.org site.    I read that 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water services. More points they made are below:

  • 4.5 billion people lack safely managed sanitation services. (WHO/UNICEF 2017)
  • 340,000 children under five die every year from diarrhoeal diseases. (WHO/UNICEF 2015)
  • Water scarcity already affects four out of every 10 people. (WHO)
  • 90% of all natural disasters are water-related. (UNISDR)
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Events With Family Office Networks

Events for Charles Laverty, CEO

Events

I am very proud to be speaking at two events.  The luncheons are hosted by Family Office Networks.  Hence, I am presenting both presentations regarding how my company, Advanced Bifurcation Systems has created the only stenting technology that will cover all types of bifurcations.

The first engagement is on September 27th at The Barrel Room in San Francisco.  The topic is the Paradigm Shift in Interventional Cardiology.  You can RSVP here.

Likewise, the second engagement is on October 17th at Lucques in West Hollywood.  In turn, the topic for this one is Bifurcation Disease for a Disruptive Technology; How the Mother-Daughter Solution for all bifurcations.   You may RSVP here.

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Dick Cheney With Us At TCT2018

Dick Cheney Joining Us at TCT2018 post by Charles Laverty

Proud to Have Dick Cheney With Us

We are very much looking forward to our exhibit at the tct2018 convention in San Diego.  My company Advanced Bifurcation Systems is proud to have Dick Cheney join us at our booth.

The convention is put on by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation.  Located at the San Diego Convention Center on September 21st through the 25th.

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Event with Family Office Networks and ABS

Family Office Networks event post by Charles Laverty

My company has partnered with Family Office Networks.  We are happy to be a part of their goals.

We are holding an event at Flemings Steakhouse in Newport Beach California on August 21st 2018 from noon until 2pm.  I will be speaking about how ABS’s platform is the only platform that covers all bifurcations.

Please join us, you can RSVP here.

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Heart Technological Innovations

Heart Technological Innovations post by Charles Laverty

Technological Innovations Give Hope in the Fight Against Heart Disease

From apps that diagnose irregular heart rhythms to fitbits with sensors to measure heart rate, a wave of heart technological innovations has appeared as companies cash in on the battle to fight heart disease.

The question always arises of how accurate the results are from a medical point of view.  When it comes to measuring blood pressure and more on devices we use every day, like smartphones, there definitely needs to be more research. For example, readings could be influenced by motion, consistent contact with the skin, etc.

Smartphone Blood Pressure Check

Last year Caltech showed that a smartphone app could accurately measure how much blood the hearts pumps with each beat. In turn, all patients had to do was hold a smartphone camera up to their neck for less than two minutes, and an algorithm in the app analyzed the information. This was found to be as accurate as doing an ultrasound.

Other Heart Technological Innovations

Artificial intelligence is changing the way cardiac disease is being handled because of the way data can be absorbed, processed and analyzed. When it comes to healthcare, this can make all the difference in the way patients are diagnosed and treated.

For instance, cardiologists are able to read and interpret the results of echo studies more quickly and efficiently. Catching heart disease early and treating it efficiently is more possible when using AI.

Our dual catheter system is another technological innovation that I hope will bring about a revolution in the way heart disease is treated. Patients will no longer have to undergo lengthy, complex operations. The interventional cardiologist will be able, and the patient will be out the same day.

At present we seem to be losing the fight against heart disease, but technological innovations could make a difference. They have the potential to change cardiac healthcare for the better by addressing current limitations.

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On July 4th Honor Military & ICE Families

July 4th Honoring post by Charles Laverty photocredit unknown

Honor Those Who Protect Our Country 

Happy Independence Day! The weather in Newport is going to be sunny and pleasant. I am planning on some classic summer activities with family and friends. On July 4th nighttime, we will catch a glimpse of the huge display happening a little further from us.

Like Memorial Day, July 4th did have a more serious tone when I was young. The 20th Century was focused on major global conflict and the risk of all out catastrophe. Our relative peace allows us to take our freedom for granted, even in a world still filled with dangers.

Keeping Terrorists From Crossing

As President Trump points out, a free society depends upon the rule of law and keeping criminals and terrorists from crossing our borders.

Reminding myself of this, I feel passionately about remembering those who sacrifice and risk themselves to keep our country free. So, when we enjoy the company of our loved ones I think about how it must feel to be deployed abroad or along the most dangerous parts of our southern border. Imagine saying goodbye to your loved ones and knowing they will put themselves in harm’s way to protect us all.

Our Independence on July 4th

PBS has a great short video collection, “Stories of Service”, one of which is titled “The Homefront: Raising a Family”.  This episode focuses on a man whose wife was deployed. Like a single parent, he assumed the roles of both Mom and Dad to their three kids. These videos highlight that that like our armed service members, military families sacrifice as well. I would like to see a similar piece on the risks and dangers that our brave ICE officers face.

So, this July Fourth remember to support the troops and law enforcement on our border and everywhere by honoring their families who have and continue to sacrifice for America. We need to appreciate, respect and honor these families alongside their loved ones who have or are serving.

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