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It's a bumper blueberry season

July is National Blueberry Month in the USA. Many parts of the country are reporting a bumper crop of blueberries. Here's a brief summary of some of the reported health benefits of this delicious fruit.

13 Jul | Blueberries (fruit) | North America & Europe

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).

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Hand Reflexology

by Michael Keet and‎ Louise Keet

Reflexology is generally associated with manipulations of the feet. Hand reflexology might appeal to those who prefer a more discreet treatment or would like to treat themselves and find it easier to stimulate points on their hands than their feet.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 19th July:

Angels can make their presence known to us in various ways. Some people perceive them in crystals, cloud formations or even tea leaves.

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.

Learn about Parsley Oil

one of the essential oils used in aromatherapy

Today's Study Tip:

Read about important topics in more than one textbook. Also consult other books, websites and your class notes.

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 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.

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:

Child undernutrition in Mali - 5 Jul '18

Wire-bristle grill brush danger for summer BBQs - 3 Jul '18

U.S. FDA takes steps to advance health through improvements in nutrition - 27 Jun '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

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

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

See also news about ... Child Welfare ... Education ... Nursing ... Nutrition ... Technology ... Cancer ... Diabetes ... Heart Disease ... HIV and AIDS ... Mental Health ... Pregnancy and other subjects.

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