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TOO FEW! - Detail #10 - Rickets

Rickets is defective mineralization of bones before epiphyseal closure in immature mammals due to deficiency or impaired metabolism of vitamin D, phosphorus or calcium, potentially leading to fractures and deformity. 8 more words


Review: Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

Whenever I read about history, whether fact or fiction, I consistently come away from the experience feeling disturbed at the way the world used to be. 975 more words

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Daily Health Tips: What Can I Do About These Bow Legs?

Q: Hello sir, have a sister who is 16 years that is bow-legged. Is there any drug she can take that doesn’t involves surgical attention that she can take? 432 more words

Place Mushrooms in Sunlight to Get Your Vitamin D

Have you got the winter blues from lack of Vitamin D? Mycologist Paul Stamets has an inexpensive answer: Place Shiitake mushrooms in sunlight for two days and eat them. 33 more words


Health Bite of the Day - Forget the Taj Mahal - our skeleton is the most amazingly sophisticated and beautiful structure.

Unless we break a bone or crack one, we tend to take our skeleton for granted.  As we get older we can also experience problems within the structure particularly in the joints that limit our mobility and provide an excuse for not doing quite as much exercise as we should!  1,794 more words

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