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I've read lotsa stories about cancer and now it's more than heartbreaking. Apart from it being a sad experience, death is worse. People are leaving us. Large numbers. I tried to read several materials out there and there are a variety of cancer types and causes. My concern was not all that, but the causes. I narrowed down to Kenya, Counties, to my county Meru. To my constituency. 

In Kenyatta National hospital, an article read in part "..15% of cancer patients are from Meru.." this is damn alarming. I tried to ask why we have such a large number but may I can't say this is the cause, but it might be. 

During grain storage, it gets aflatoxin if not left to dry properly. This might be the cause. 

“People used to die of cancer thinking they had been bewitched. The cancer is due to food people eat and exposure to chemicals,” Dr Muraah, who was accompanied by Health chief officer James Gitonga, said.

He was speaking some times back in MTRH. This is bad. We have to watch what we eat, chemical composition. Bad storage, bad food. 

“Farmers who rely on irrigation usually rush to harvest their crops when the rains start and due to high moisture content, the cereals develop aflatoxin. Even if the grains with aflatoxin are given to livestock and you consume meat from that animal, you stand a risk of being infected,” Dr Muraah said.

These cases are raising questions. Look at the number Meru Hospice handled, what it is handling currently and where we are heading. The number keeps increasing.

“Meru Hospice is recording the highest number of cancer cases every month compared to others in Kenya. We serve the Mt Kenya East and upper Eastern regions but most of the cases referred to us are from Meru County,” Ms Muceee said.

“We have served over 3,000 patients since 2003 and the number has been rising. We are currently serving 428 patients,” she added.

more: 

http://countiesnews.com/2015/05/29/15-of-cancer-cases-at-kenyatta-hospital-are-from-meru-munya 

http://www.nation.co.ke/news/Alarm-over-increased-cancer-cases-in-Meru/-/1056/2633374/-/o6qchm/-/index.html

http://www.nation.co.ke/counties/meru/Meru-Cancer-Patients-Health-Executive/-/1183302/2763120/-/lojl9z/-/index.html

 

 

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When it comes to success, it’s easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).

Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and performance, and her latest study shows that your attitude is a better predictor of your success than your IQ.

Dweck found that people’s core attitudes fall into one of two categories: a fixed mindset or a growth mindset.

With a fixed mindset, you believe you are who you are and you cannot change. This creates problems when you’re challenged because anything that appears to be more than you can handle is bound to make you feel hopeless and overwhelmed.

People with a growth mindset believe that they can improve with effort. They outperform those with a fixed mindset, even when they have a lower IQ, because they embrace challenges, treating them as opportunities to learn something new.

Common sense would suggest that having ability, like being smart, inspires confidence. It does, but only while the going is easy. The deciding factor in life is how you handle setbacks and challenges. People with a growth mindset welcome setbacks with open arms.

According to Dweck, success in life is all about how you deal with failure. She describes the approach to failure of people with the growth mindset this way,

“Failure is information—we label it failure, but it’s more like, ‘This didn’t work, and I’m a problem solver, so I’ll try something else.’”

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Regardless of which side of the chart you fall on, you can make changes and develop a growth mindset. What follows are some strategies that will fine-tune your mindset and help you make certain it’s as growth oriented as possible.

Don’t stay helpless. We all hit moments when we feel helpless. The test is how we react to that feeling. We can either learn from it and move forward or let it drag us down. There are countless successful people who would have never made it if they had succumbed to feelings of helplessness: Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star because he “lacked imagination and had no good ideas,” Oprah Winfrey was fired from her job as a TV anchor in Baltimore for being “too emotionally invested in her stories,” Henry Ford had two failed car companies prior to succeeding with Ford, and Steven Spielberg was rejected by USC’s Cinematic Arts School multiple times. Imagine what would have happened if any of these people had a fixed mindset. They would have succumbed to the rejection and given up hope. People with a growth mindset don’t feel helpless because they know that in order to be successful, you need to be willing to fail hard and then bounce right back.

Be passionate. Empowered people pursue their passions relentlessly. There’s always going to be someone who’s more naturally talented than you are, but what you lack in talent, you can make up for in passion. Empowered people’s passion is what drives their unrelenting pursuit of excellence. Warren Buffet recommends finding your truest passions using, what he calls, the 5/25 technique: Write down the 25 things that you care about the most. Then, cross out the bottom 20. The remaining 5 are your true passions. Everything else is merely a distraction.

Take action. It’s not that people with a growth mindset are able to overcome their fears because they are braver than the rest of us; it’s just that they know fear and anxiety are paralyzing emotions and that the best way to overcome this paralysis is to take action. People with a growth mindset are empowered, and empowered people know that there’s no such thing as a truly perfect moment to move forward. So why wait for one? Taking action turns all your worry and concern about failure into positive, focused energy.

Then go the extra mile (or two). Empowered people give it their all, even on their worst days. They’re always pushing themselves to go the extra mile. One of Bruce Lee’s pupils ran three miles every day with him. One day, they were about to hit the three-mile mark when Bruce said, “Let’s do two more.” His pupil was tired and said, “I’ll die if I run two more.” Bruce’s response? “Then do it.” His pupil became so angry that he finished the full five miles. Exhausted and furious, he confronted Bruce about his comment, and Bruce explained it this way: “Quit and you might as well be dead. If you always put limits on what you can do, physical or anything else, it’ll spread over into the rest of your life. It’ll spread into your work, into your morality, into your entire being. There are no limits. There are plateaus, but you must not stay there; you must go beyond them. If it kills you, it kills you. A man must constantly exceed his level.”

If you aren’t getting a little bit better each day, then you’re most likely getting a little worse—and what kind of life is that?

Expect results. People with a growth mindset know that they’re going to fail from time to time, but they never let that keep them from expecting results. Expecting results keeps you motivated and feeds the cycle of empowerment. After all, if you don’t think you’re going to succeed, then why bother?

Be flexible. Everyone encounters unanticipated adversity. People with an empowered, growth-oriented mindset embrace adversity as a means for improvement, as opposed to something that holds them back. When an unexpected situation challenges an empowered person, they flex until they get results.

Don’t complain when things don’t go your way. Complaining is an obvious sign of a fixed mindset. A growth mindset looks for opportunity in everything, so there’s no room for complaints.

Bringing It All Together

By keeping track of how you respond to the little things, you can work every day to keep yourself on the right side of the chart above.

Do you have a growth mindset? Please share your thoughts in the comments section below as I learn just as much from you as you do from me.

 

 

source:http://www.forbes.com/sites/travisbradberry/2016/01/19/why-attitude-is-more-important-than-iq/?utm_campaign=Forbes&utm_source=TWITTER&utm_medium=social&utm_channel=Leadership&linkId=20497385#402109f72f57422650062f57

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FROM SAFARICOM MPESA 
1. Go to Mpesa Menu
2. Select payment Services
3. Paybill
4. Enter business number 955100
5. Account number SPORTPESA
6. Enter amoount to transfer to Sportpesa account
7. Enter PIN

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1. Go to Airtel Money Menu
2. Make payment
3. Select Paybill
4. Click Other 
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6. Enter amount to transfer to Sportpesa account
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Emphasis

*italic* **bold**

_italic_ __bold__
Headers

# Header 1

## Header 2

### Header 3
Lists

Unordered List:

* Item 1
* Item 2
+ Item 2a
+ Item 2b
Ordered List:

1. Item 1
2. Item 2
3. Item 3
+ Item 3a
+ Item 3b
R Code Chunks

R code will be evaluated and printed

'''{r}
summary(cars$dist)
summary(cars$speed)
'''
Inline R Code

There were 'r nrow(cars)' cars studied
Links

Use a plain http address or add a link to a phrase:

http://example.com

[linked phrase](http://example.com)
Images

Images on the web or local files in the same directory:

![alt text](http://example.com/logo.png)

![alt text](figures/img.png)
Blockquotes

A friend once said:

> It's always better to give
> than to receive.
Plain Code Blocks

Plain code blocks are displayed in a fixed-width font but not evaulated

'''
This text is displayed verbatim / preformatted
'''
Inline Code

We defined the 'add' function to
compute the sum of two numbers.
LaTeX Equations
LaTeX Equations

Inline equation:

$equation$
Display equation:

$$ equation $$
Horizontal Rule / Page Break

Three or more asterisks or dashes:

******

------
Tables

First Header | Second Header
------------- | -------------
Content Cell | Content Cell
Content Cell | Content Cell
Reference Style Links and Images
Links

A [linked phrase][id].
At the bottom of the document:

[id]: http://example.com/ "Title"
Images
![alt text][id]
At the bottom of the document:

[id]: figures/img.png "Title"
Manual Line Breaks

End a line with two or more spaces:

Roses are red,
Violets are blue.
Miscellaneous

superscript^2^

~~strikethrough~~

was looking for some tips when i saw this. please share widely. 

source:http://rmarkdown.rstudio.com/authoring_basics.html

I found more from a git url, see below. 

Headers

# H1## H2### H3#### H4##### H5###### H6Alternatively, for H1 and H2, an underline-ish style:Alt-H1======Alt-H2------

H1

H2

H3

H4

H5

H6

Alternatively, for H1 and H2, an underline-ish style:

Alt-H1

Alt-H2

Emphasis

Emphasis, aka italics, with *asterisks* or _underscores_.Strong emphasis, aka bold, with **asterisks** or __underscores__.Combined emphasis with **asterisks and _underscores_**.Strikethrough uses two tildes. ~~Scratch this.~~

Emphasis, aka italics, with asterisks or underscores.

Strong emphasis, aka bold, with asterisks or underscores.

Combined emphasis with asterisks and underscores.

Strikethrough uses two tildes. Scratch this.

Lists

(In this example, leading and trailing spaces are shown with with dots: ⋅)

1. First ordered list item2. Another item⋅⋅* Unordered sub-list. 1. Actual numbers don't matter, just that it's a number⋅⋅1. Ordered sub-list4. And another item.⋅⋅⋅You can have properly indented paragraphs within list items. Notice the blank line above, and the leading spaces (at least one, but we'll use three here to also align the raw Markdown).⋅⋅⋅To have a line break without a paragraph, you will need to use two trailing spaces.⋅⋅⋅⋅⋅Note that this line is separate, but within the same paragraph.⋅⋅⋅⋅⋅(This is contrary to the typical GFM line break behaviour, where trailing spaces are not required.)* Unordered list can use asterisks- Or minuses+ Or pluses

First ordered list itemAnother itemUnordered sub-list.

Actual numbers don't matter, just that it's a numberOrdered sub-list

And another item.

You can have properly indented paragraphs within list items. Notice the blank line above, and the leading spaces (at least one, but we'll use three here to also align the raw Markdown).

To have a line break without a paragraph, you will need to use two trailing spaces.
Note that this line is separate, but within the same paragraph.
(This is contrary to the typical GFM line break behaviour, where trailing spaces are not required.)

Unordered list can use asterisksOr minusesOr pluses

Links

There are two ways to create links.

[I'm an inline-style link](https://www.google.com)[I'm an inline-style link with title](https://www.google.com "Google's Homepage")[I'm a reference-style link][Arbitrary case-insensitive reference text][I'm a relative reference to a repository file](../blob/master/LICENSE)[You can use numbers for reference-style link definitions][1]Or leave it empty and use the [link text itself].URLs and URLs in angle brackets will automatically get turned into links. http://www.example.com or <http://www.example.com> and sometimes example.com (but not on Github, for example).Some text to show that the reference links can follow later.[arbitrary case-insensitive reference text]: https://www.mozilla.org[1]: http://slashdot.org[link text itself]: http://www.reddit.com

I'm an inline-style link

I'm an inline-style link with title

I'm a reference-style link

I'm a relative reference to a repository file

You can use numbers for reference-style link definitions

Or leave it empty and use the link text itself.

URLs and URLs in angle brackets will automatically get turned into links. http://www.example.comor http://www.example.com and sometimes example.com (but not on Github, for example).

Some text to show that the reference links can follow later.

Images

Here's our logo (hover to see the title text):Inline-style: ![alt text](https://github.com/adam-p/markdown-here/raw/master/src/common/images/icon48.png "Logo Title Text 1")Reference-style: ![alt text][logo][logo]: https://github.com/adam-p/markdown-here/raw/master/src/common/images/icon48.png "Logo Title Text 2"

Here's our logo (hover to see the title text):

Inline-style:

Reference-style:

Code and Syntax Highlighting

Code blocks are part of the Markdown spec, but syntax highlighting isn't. However, many renderers -- like Github's and Markdown Here -- support syntax highlighting. Which languages are supported and how those language names should be written will vary from renderer to renderer.Markdown Here supports highlighting for dozens of languages (and not-really-languages, like diffs and HTTP headers); to see the complete list, and how to write the language names, see thehighlight.js demo page.

Inline 'code' has 'back-ticks around' it.

Inline code has back-ticks around it.

Blocks of code are either fenced by lines with three back-ticks ''', or are indented with four spaces. I recommend only using the fenced code blocks -- they're easier and only they support syntax highlighting.

'''javascriptvar s = "JavaScript syntax highlighting";alert(s);''' '''pythons = "Python syntax highlighting"print s''' '''No language indicated, so no syntax highlighting. But let's throw in a <b>tag</b>.'''

var s = "JavaScript syntax highlighting";alert(s);

s = "Python syntax highlighting"print s

No language indicated, so no syntax highlighting in Markdown Here (varies on Github). But let's throw in a <b>tag</b>.

Tables

Tables aren't part of the core Markdown spec, but they are part of GFM and Markdown Heresupports them. They are an easy way of adding tables to your email -- a task that would otherwise require copy-pasting from another application.

Colons can be used to align columns.| Tables | Are | Cool || ------------- |:-------------:| -----:|| col 3 is | right-aligned | $1600 || col 2 is | centered | $12 || zebra stripes | are neat | $1 |There must be at least 3 dashes separating each header cell.The outer pipes (|) are optional, and you don't need to make the raw Markdown line up prettily. You can also use inline Markdown.Markdown | Less | Pretty--- | --- | ---*Still* | 'renders' | **nicely**1 | 2 | 3

Colons can be used to align columns.

Tables Are Cool
col 3 is right-aligned $1600
col 2 is centered $12
zebra stripes are neat $1

There must be at least 3 dashes separating each header cell. The outer pipes (|) are optional, and you don't need to make the raw Markdown line up prettily. You can also use inline Markdown.

Markdown Less Pretty
Still renders nicely
1 2 3

Blockquotes

> Blockquotes are very handy in email to emulate reply text.> This line is part of the same quote.Quote break.> This is a very long line that will still be quoted properly when it wraps. Oh boy let's keep writing to make sure this is long enough to actually wrap for everyone. Oh, you can *put* **Markdown** into a blockquote.

Blockquotes are very handy in email to emulate reply text. This line is part of the same quote.

Quote break.

This is a very long line that will still be quoted properly when it wraps. Oh boy let's keep writing to make sure this is long enough to actually wrap for everyone. Oh, you can putMarkdown into a blockquote.

Inline HTML

You can also use raw HTML in your Markdown, and it'll mostly work pretty well.

<dl> <dt>Definition list</dt> <dd>Is something people use sometimes.</dd> <dt>Markdown in HTML</dt> <dd>Does *not* work **very** well. Use HTML <em>tags</em>.</dd></dl>

Definition listIs something people use sometimes.Markdown in HTMLDoes *not* work **very** well. Use HTML tags.

Horizontal Rule

Three or more...---Hyphens***Asterisks___Underscores

Three or more...

Hyphens

Asterisks

Underscores

Line Breaks

My basic recommendation for learning how line breaks work is to experiment and discover -- hit <Enter> once (i.e., insert one newline), then hit it twice (i.e., insert two newlines), see what happens. You'll soon learn to get what you want. "Markdown Toggle" is your friend.

Here are some things to try out:

Here's a line for us to start with.This line is separated from the one above by two newlines, so it will be a *separate paragraph*.This line is also a separate paragraph, but...This line is only separated by a single newline, so it's a separate line in the *same paragraph*.

Here's a line for us to start with.

This line is separated from the one above by two newlines, so it will be a separate paragraph.

This line is also begins a separate paragraph, but...
This line is only separated by a single newline, so it's a separate line in the same paragraph.

(Technical note: Markdown Here uses GFM line breaks, so there's no need to use MD's two-space line breaks.)

Youtube videos

They can't be added directly but you can add an image with a link to the video like this:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=YOUTUBE_VIDEO_ID_HERE" target="_blank"><img src="http://img.youtube.com/vi/YOUTUBE_VIDEO_ID_HERE/0.jpg" alt="IMAGE ALT TEXT HERE" width="240" height="180" border="10" /></a>

Or, in pure Markdown, but losing the image sizing and border:

[![IMAGE ALT TEXT HERE](http://img.youtube.com/vi/YOUTUBE_VIDEO_ID_HERE/0.jpg)](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOUTUBE_VIDEO_ID_HERE)

 

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Andy Got me off the seat this time. Honestly, this is Dope!!!

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