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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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Going beyond the usual sun-signs (signs of the zodiac associated with horoscopes as listed in many magazines), this book describes the significance of your personal North Node, where the orbits of the earth, moon, and sun intersect, to help bring the joy of love into your life.

This week features books about astrology.

Nature Notes for bear lovers

Brown bears, also known as grizzly bears, are not always completely brown. Their body size and skulls (large in proportion to their bodies) vary between subspecies. All have large curved, yet blunt, claws. There are populations in parts of North America, Russia, China, Central Asia, areas of Northern and Eastern Europe and elsewhere. Some southern Asian subspecies are endangered.

Massage manipulation techniques

Notes about techniques with links to more on each

If it's your birthday today ...

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

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue lace agate, fluorite, and turquoise.

Pisceans are said to be unafraid of bending so-called unbreakable rules if a situation when a more humane approach is needed. Many appreciate private time for regular retreat and relaxation.

Angel Thought for 28th February:

Give thanks for the beauty and blessings that surround us all. Do not overlook the smallest detail.

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:

View studying as a fun, yet important, challenge. Feel challenged, never threatened.

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:

Hand sanitiser plant to be built in 10 days to make 1 million bottles / month - 25 Mar '20

Kale is in season in February - 7 Feb '20

Food Aid for Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh - 1 Feb '20

Free to access online data about latest clinical research on novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV - 29 Jan '20

Improving the relationship between use of social media and body image - 9 Jan '20

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

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

Reducing saturated fat in diet lowers blood cholesterol and risk of CVD - 1 Aug '19

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