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Caribou hunting on the other side of the date line

On an island where the bald eagles nest
So distant that East turns to West
For days, just a few,
I chased caribou
And had a well-deserved rest.
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Alaska Adventure

Dirty carpets can aggravate asthma

I was looking around online today and found an article that stated “filthy carpets can cause asthma attacks”. The article states that “dust mites, human skin cells, and dust and dirt can be stirred up by the momentum of a person walking and we can breathe it in”. 474 more words

Carpet Cleaning

Breathing, it's kind of required

Breathing.  Most people do it every single day without thinking about it.  It is a reflex.  For some of us, however, breathing is not so easy.  452 more words

Getting Away With The Ridiculous

Have you noticed how firms seem to be getting away with the ridiculous at the moment? Take illness for instance. It used to be classed as discrimination to fire someone because of their health problems, but now it seems that it’s a perfectly reasonable excuse to get rid of someone. 230 more words

Call Centres

Feedback From My Interim Viva Voce, from the 20/10/14...

I’ve just listened to the recorded feedback my tutor, Bethan Gordon, gave me yesterday after my first interim Viva Voce presentation. While listening I’ve made some detailed notes. 724 more words

Product Design

Natural Asthma Remedies You Can Use at Home

There are many things you can do at home to help control your asthma. You should never treat asthma without the advice of a medical professional as asthma can be serious, even fatal. 613 more words

Asthma Attacks

Asthma Drug Helps Cat Lovers

Here’s some soothing news for people suffering from asthma or cat allergies. Johns Hopkins researchers report in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology that a new medication called Zafirlukast not only prevents wheezing and shortness of breath, but also helps calm the itchy, runny noses triggered by cat dander. 111 more words