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Cranberry Harvest underway in USA

It's cranberry harvest time across parts of the northern USA and Canada. Eating raw cranberries is probably the most nutritious way to consume these healthful bright red berries. Dried cranberries, while also nutritious (and as with similar dried fruits) are usually sweetened ...

05 Oct '18 | Cranberries (fruit) | USA & Canada

Recent popular news items are featured further down this page.
For more news items see news topics, which also lists news by month, and news by location (e.g. country).

Featured product of the day:

Art of Indian Head Massage

by Mary Atkinson

This introduction is clearly and beautifully laid out to inspire and empower anyone interested in gentle massage techniques to learn about and experience the benefits for him or herself.

This week features Indian head massage books.

Angel Thought for 25th March:

Archangel Uriel is associated with ideas, among other aspects of life. May your ideas be blessed and supported by Angels.

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.

Carrier Oils vs. Essential Oils

... what are the differences ?

Today's Study Tip:

Challenge yourself to explain as many statements about your study topic as possible.

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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If it's your birthday today ...

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

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue kyanite, citrine and red aventurine.

Aquarians are often considered impulsive and action-oriented. They like to get going and get things done. When particularly determined they can seem excessively outspoken.

What is Muscle Tissue?

There are three (3) types of muscle tissue in the human body.

They are:

  • Skeletal muscle tissue,
  • Cardiac muscle tissue, and
  • Smooth muscle tissue

These have different structures e.g. striated vs non-striated, and specific functions e.g. movement of skeletal structures vs soft tissues.

... more about this

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More from the News Section:

By 2043 obesity might exceed smoking as the largest preventable cause of cancer in women - 25 Sep '18

Total retail sales of herbal supplements in the USA exceeded $8 Billion in 2017 - 13 Sep '18

BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony celebrates excellence in medical writing - 6 Sep '18

Child undernutrition in Mali - 5 Jul '18

Wire-bristle grill brush danger for summer BBQs - 3 Jul '18

Heat-related health concerns for older adults increase during the summer - 28 Jun '18

Frog warning coloration is also camouflage - 5 Jun '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

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