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2012-10-24 23:45:41

Though it was identified as a disorder as early as the 14th century, pica, or the eating of non-food items, has for years believed to be all but non-existent in a few corners of the globe – a 2006 study that reviewed research on pica found just four regions – the South of South America, Japan, Korea and Madagascar –where the behavior had never been observed.

Herbal Remedies Found To Be Cost Effective
2012-07-31 15:00:48

Coughs and sore throats, sickness can be a hassle to deal with. While some people go straight to the pharmacy, others look to their garden or the forest to procure natural ingredients.

Lack Of Bushmeat Could Increase Child's Risk Of Anemia
2011-11-23 05:48:20

A new study has found that the loss of access to wildlife as a source of food would lead to a 29 percent jump in the number of children suffering from anemia.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.