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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 '18 | Cranberries (fruit) | USA & Canada

Recent popular news items are featured further down this page.
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:

Reflexology: A Concise Guide to Foot and Hand Massage

by Rosalind Oxenford

Here's a concise, read 'short', introduction to reflexology. For a small book there is plenty of nicely illustrated information. It's clearly presented, compact and inexpensive.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 22nd January:

Ask for the Angels' protection as you expand throughout this new day.

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.

Gemstones & Signs of the Zodiac

useful information when choosing crystals as gifts

Today's Study Tip:

Don't try to learn too much all in one sitting. 45-60 mins is generally a good concentration span.

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 Aquarius, often referred to and depicted as the water carrier or represented symbolically.

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include amethyst and hematite.

Aquarians typically enjoy many friends and acquaintances and are often more interested in people than in wealth and prestige. Some like to think of themselves as free-spirited intellectuals.

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

Selected Study Pages:

More from the News Section:

The higher prevalence of hypertension in black compared with white Americans has been linked with fried and highly processed food - 5 Oct '18

By 2043 obesity might exceed smoking as the largest preventable cause of cancer in women - 25 Sep '18

BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony celebrates excellence in medical writing - 6 Sep '18

It's a bumper blueberry season - 13 Jul '18

Child undernutrition in Mali - 5 Jul '18

Positive effects of exercise on blood cell populations - 20 Jun '18

Olfactory receptor OR51E2 and prostate cancer - 8 Jun '18

Benefits of dementia friendly swimming opportunities - 30 May '18

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