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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 | Cranberries (fruit) | USA & Canada

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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:

Indian Head Massage: Discover the power of touch

by Narendra Mehta

A popular classic text of Indian head massage, this is likely to appeal to beginners and student therapists. It includes information about the original context and history of use of this technique.

This week features Indian head massage books.

Angel Thought for 23rd October:

Angels encourage us to develop mental, spiritual and emotional clarity.

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.

What is herbalism ?

Introductory notes with links to more information ...

Today's Study Tip:

Make a note of useful sources of information e.g. titles of books or bookmark helpful websites and webpages. Then you'll be able to re-visit them to revise the topic later.

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 Libra, often referred to and depicted as the weighing scales, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue kyanite, moonstone and rose quartz.

Balanced librans often have a strong desire to be liked and a reluctance to face confrontations. They are said to be fair-minded, strong-willed and blessed with wit and charm.

Bones of the Hand and Wrist

There are twenty-seven (27) bones in each human hand / wrist.

They are:

  • 8 carpal (wrist) bones:
    scaphoid, trapezium, trapezoid, lunate, pisiform, triquetrum, hamate, capitate
  • 5 metacarpal bones
  • 14 phalanges (finger bones)

... more about this

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More from the News Section:

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

Olfactory receptor OR51E2 and prostate cancer - 8 Jun '18

Frog warning coloration is also camouflage - 5 Jun '18

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

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