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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 cliff coasts

The Atlantic puffin (Fratercula arctica) is the only species of puffin native to the Atlantic Ocean. They visit coasts around the North Atlantic from north Africa, the British Isles, northern Europe, Greenland and the north-west coast of North America.

They spend autumn and winter in open ocean, returning in late spring to nest on cliffs. Chicks fledge after about 6 weeks, and spend the next few years at sea.

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If it's your birthday today ...

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

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include carnelian, emerald and moonstone.

Cancerians are said to be strong-willed and articulate, yet also emotionally sensitive. They sometimes 'wear their hearts on their sleeves', revealing more personal emotion than others might consider wise.

Angel Thought for 11th July:

Don't hesitate to call on the Angels for help; no request is too great or small.

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:

Everything is easy when you know how to do it.

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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

U.S. Regulator (FDA) helps enable veterinary care during COVID-19 pandemic - 25 Mar '20

Kale is in season in February - 7 Feb '20

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

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

Packaged food healthiest in the UK, USA, Australia and Canada - 22 Aug '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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