These lifestyle magazine pages include notes and articles about healthy living and the natural world.

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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 '20 | 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 '20 | Mental Health | At Home

Featured product of the day:

Brazilian Glow Beauty Butter #Ad

by Teadora

This vegan skin moisturizer is a natural anti-aging product rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and fatty acids. It is made with natural and organic rainforest superfruits and argan plant stem cells.

This week features cosmetics with a clear conscience.

Nature Notes for birdwatching

Bullfinches can be found in parks, gardens and woodland across woodland and temperate Asia. Although generally welcome in gardens, they have been considered a pest in fruit orchards due to their liking for the buds of fruit trees as well as seeds.

The distinctive orange underparts (breast, sides, flanks and belly) of adult bullfinches are grey-buff in females and young males.

Learn about Coconut Oil

one of the many carrier oils used for massage

If it's your birthday today ...

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

Crystals and gemstones associated with this sign include blue lace agate, fluorite, and turquoise.

Pisceans are said to be unafraid of bending so-called unbreakable rules if a situation when a more humane approach is needed. Many appreciate private time for regular retreat and relaxation.

Angel Thought for 3rd March:

Listen to those willing to share their experiences with Angels. Your attention enables the teller to re-live the wonder and beauty of that moment.

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:

Give yourself rewards for your achievements.

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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Bone Markings / Features on Bones

There are many different types of features (or markings) on healthy bones.

Examples include: angles, condyles, diaphyses, facets, fissures, foramen, fossae, heads, meati, notches, processes, rami, spinus processes, sulci, tuberosities and tubercles.

Knowledge of the words used to refer to these features is useful for communicationg with scientists or health professionals.

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More from the News Section:

Handwashing campaign targets a billion people worldwide - 28 Mar '20

COVID-19 Mental health and social impact study - 23 Mar '20

Kale is in season in February - 7 Feb '20

Food Aid for Rohingya refugees in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh - 1 Feb '20

Improving the relationship between use of social media and body image - 9 Jan '20

Latest violence in Tripoli (Libya) shuts 210 schools - 8 Jan '20

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

Portland area nonprofit groups form social health network - 16 Aug '19

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