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Return unwanted prescription drugs

The opioid crisis is an important, although not the only, reason to review medications and discard unwanted medicines safely. Last year 456 tons of prescriptions were returned on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day (USA). This year people are being encouraged to hand in u...

27 Apr | Prescription Drugs | USA

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Integrative Reflexology: Theory and Practice

by Claire Marie Miller

Interested in integrating foot and hand reflexology into massage and bodywork? Learn about structural alignment theory, zone theory, meridian theory and psychoneuroimmunology theory.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 25th May:

If you don't set aside time to meditate and be still, is it not all the more difficult for awareness of the Angelic Realm to reach you ?

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.

Read about Water Violet

one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies

Today's Study Tip:

Even a small amount of study time can be used effectively: Don't worry about EVERYTHING, just do SOMETHING.

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 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.

Metabolism Boosting Foods

Many food items that are referred to as metabolism-boosting are low in fat and high in dietary fibre. One simple idea is that the more effort (energy) is required to digest, or attempt to digest, foods the more likely they are to increase the body's metabolism. Apart from the benefits of dietary fibre, some foods are thought to boost metabolism because they contain certain chemicals.

Examples of foods thought to boost metabolic rate include capsicums, celery, radishes, green tea and ginger.

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More from the News Section:

New portable test for and vitamin A and iron deficiencies - 6 Dec '17

Concerns about the health impact of social media - 16 Nov '17

Psychological benefits of different types of natural environments - 2 Nov '17

HIV diagnoses falling, but still cause for concern (UK) - 3 Oct '17

Research confirms that good moods are contagious. Depression isn't. - 21 Sep '17

Food aid distributed to thousands affected by flash floods in Nepal - 25 Aug '17

Short simple mindfulness training could help drinkers reduce alcohol intake - 24 Aug '17

First Aid knowledge could help to reduce pressure on UK Accident and Emergency Departments - 24 Aug '17

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