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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 | 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 | 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 | Handwashing | International

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Nature Notes for this time of year

Autumn is a great time to find wild fungi in places such as gardens, parks, paths, woodlands and nature reserves. Fungi appear in many shapes and sizes and in some beautiful colours. Although certain mushrooms are edible, others are highly poisonous. Admire them and take photos but also treat with caution and leave for others to enjoy.

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 Scorpio, often referred to and depicted as the scorpion, or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include malachite, moonstone and turquoise.

Scorpios can have a highly competitive nature. They are widely considered to be brave, focused, balanced, yet also ambitious. Many excel as sportspeople and athletes.

Angel Thought for 29th October:

Angels are never limited by time or space.

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 try to force yourself to memorise too much all at once. Divide large topics into manageable sections and progress bit by bit.

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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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Shoulder Blade / Scapula Bone

A complete human skeleton includes two shoulder blades, also called scapulae (plural). Each scapula is a large flat triangular bone located in the posterior part of the thorax.

The features of the scapula bone include three angles and three borders. Other features include the acromion process, the coracoid process, the supraspinous fossa, the spine of the scapula, the infraspinous fossa, the supraglenoid tubercle, the Glenoid cavity, the infraglenoid tubercle and others.

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More from the News Section:

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

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

Aromatherapy assoc. NAHA supports lavender via ABC's adopt-an-herb - 22 Dec '19

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

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