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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).

Featured product of the day:

Healing Yourself with Foot Reflexology

by Mildred Carter and‎ Tammy Weber

This describes reflexology techniques said to alleviate suffering from a wide variety of common ailments including arthritis, bronchitis, leg cramps, sciatica, sore throats, stress and other conditions.

This week features books about reflexology.

Angel Thought for 18th July:

Allow angels to help you develop mental, emotional and spiritual clarity.

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:

Play memory games to help to remember the information you are studying. Use cards or lists or Post-It notes, whatever works for you.

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.

Bones of the Arm and Hand

Human arm bones are part of the appendicular skeleton.

Bones of the arm, wrist and hand include:

  • the humerus (upper arm bone)
  • the radius (lower arm bone)
  • the ulnas (lower arm bone)
  • 8 carpal (wrist) bones
  • 5 metacarpal bones
  • 14 phalanges (finger bones)

... more about this

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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

Olfactory receptor OR51E2 and prostate cancer - 8 Jun '18

Frog warning coloration is also camouflage - 5 Jun '18

Essential oils used in ambulances - 28 May '18

How much whole grain is needed in a healthy diet? - 14 Nov '17

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

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