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Turmeric: The Next Big Superspice

You wouldn’t think that ballpark hotdogs contain one of the healthiest ingredients on earth, but they do.

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Turmeric, a.k.a. the root of southwest India’s native Curcuma Longa plant, is one of the most prominent ingredients in Indian curries. 496 more words

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MORNING 41 - SQA Exam Results

‘4.17 am’ my watch read. Which meant 9.17am back home. Which means there’s an email in my inbox, unopened, ready to tell me what I’m going to be doing with my life. 1,787 more words

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Treatment of Vitamin D Insufficiency in Postmenopausal Women

Importance  Experts debate optimal 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25D) levels for musculoskeletal health.

Objective  To compare the effects of placebo, low-dose cholecalciferol, and high-dose cholecalciferol on 1-year changes in total fractional calcium absorption, bone mineral density, Timed Up and Go and five sit-to-stand tests, and muscle mass in postmenopausal women with vitamin D insufficiency. 335 more words

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Trauma experiences change the brain even in those without PTSD

Trauma may cause distinct and long-lasting effects even in people who do not develop PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), according to research by scientists working at the University of Oxford’s Department of Psychiatry. 793 more words

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This Is Why We Must Vaccinate

I saw this story on Facebook, and thought I’d let you see it yourself. You can go directly to the Facebook post here.

Riley was a 32 day old baby in Australia who contracted pertussis, which then developed into pneumonia. 190 more words

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Bill Gates to roll out remote control microchip-based sterilization of women

When Bill Gates, along with Paul Allen, began a little tech venture called “Microsoft” in a garage in 1975, he couldn’t possibly have imagined that the company would grow into the largest personal computer company and most widely used PC operating system on the planet. 657 more words

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WHO Full Report: Monsanto Herbicide in GMO Crops is Carcinogenic Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

While the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is not a regulatory agency, their release of a full report on glyphosate’s ability to cause cancer is making waves throughout the world. 284 more words

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