These lifestyle magazine pages include notes and articles about healthy living and the natural world.

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Saffron adopted through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program

The American Botanical Council has announced the adoption of saffron (Crocus sativus) through its Adopt-an-Herb program. These are notes about saffron and its traditional medicinal uses that the new sponsor is helping ABC continue to make available online in its HerbMedPro dat...

07 Apr '20 | Herbal Medicine | USA

How to get along when staying at home

Advice to stay at home has caused millions of people to change their daily routines in recent weeks. There are many articles about how to deal with boredom, frustration, worry and the social requirements of getting along with others in a confined area. Here are some brief sugg...

31 Mar '20 | Mental Health | At Home

Handwashing campaign targets a billion people worldwide

Unilever and the UK government are funding an information campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of washing hands with soap regularly and disinfecting surfaces. This will include TV, radio, print, social and digital media and include countries across Africa and Asia.

28 Mar '20 | Handwashing | International

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Featured product of the day:

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by Philip Permutt

Crystal therapy has been used to help soothe emotional challenges such as shyness, anxiety and mood imbalances. Here's more about crystals as natural energy boosters and their various uses to help with common ailments.

This week features books and cards about crystals.

Nature Notes for spring

Tree blossoms are among the most uplifting joys of spring. Apple blossom such as this is to be found in gardens and hedgerows, not just in commercial orchards.

Apple blossom is produced in spring at the same time as the budding of the leaves. The flowers are white with a pink tinge and five petals .

Learn about Borage Oil

one of the many carrier oils used for massage

If it's your birthday today ...

... you were probably* born under the sign of Gemini, often referred to and depicted as the pair of twins, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue celestine, citrine and watermelon tourmaline.

Geminis can be insightful in their understandings of others' thoughts and perspectives and are often said to be talkative, quick witted, enthusiastic and curious about everything.

Angel Thought for 22nd May:

Angels are never too distant to hear your call, however softly spoken.

An 'Angel Thought' appears here every day.

See also the pages about Angels and Archangels.
There are many names of archangels, some being due to spelling variations.


Today's Study Tip:

Don't expect to find all aspects of courses equally interesting, that is rarely the case.

What else is here?

These pages include articles about healthy living and various approaches to health and well-being. There are also study areas and general interest sections. The content featured here changes frequently.

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Signs vs Symptoms of Injuries

Signs of injuries are indications that another person can sense when attending an injured person, e.g. the things that a First Aider can see, hear and feel e.g. heat.

Symptoms of injuries are information given by the injured person (also called the casualty), e.g. what he or she says to the First Aider.

It is especially useful to be able to recognize the signs of injuries if the injured person is unconscious.

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More from the News Section:

U.S. Regulator (FDA) helps enable veterinary care during COVID-19 pandemic - 25 Mar '20

COVID-19 Mental health and social impact study - 23 Mar '20

Kale is in season in February - 7 Feb '20

AMA (USA) offers 6 tips for better heart health - 1 Feb '20

Latest violence in Tripoli (Libya) shuts 210 schools - 8 Jan '20

Excessive use of antibiotics to treat young children - 16 Dec '19

Packaged food healthiest in the UK, USA, Australia and Canada - 22 Aug '19

Portland area nonprofit groups form social health network - 16 Aug '19

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