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  • Changes

    Posted on July 4th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    Without doubt, I can say that with this issue of Homeopathy Online we have blown pretty much every deadline this side of tomorrow. It would cause the fastest modem indigestion were I to name all the excuses I can come up with, but let me not contribute unnecessarily to network overload. As you may know, Katherine Enos, the graphic design and HTML wizardess, who has shaped the appearance of Homeopathy Online up to now, had to move on. This issue stars Doug Hoff as the man who makes it happen. Let’s all hear it for Doug! Read the rest of this entry »

  • Mutant Gene Possible Cause of Sciatica

    Posted on June 10th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    Researchers believe that mutations in a specific gene may be a cause of sciatica — a common and painful disorder caused by deterioration of discs in the lower back leading to compression of the sciatic nerve. Read the rest of this entry »

  • The Urgent Need To Recycle And A Push For A Clean Aesthetic Environment

    Posted on April 11th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    We are constantly reminded that there is no more land available to fill our rubbish with. So very soon “we will be living next to a dumpsite” said our Minister of Housing and Local Government, Dato’ Seri Ong Ka Ting. Read the rest of this entry »

  • New Recommendations to Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

    Posted on March 28th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    The position of a sleeping infant may literally mean the difference between life or death, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Since the 1995 AAP recommendations to change a baby’s sleeping position from stomach to back or side, there has been a 15% – 20% decrease in the incidence of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

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  • Herbal Medicine: Clary Sage

    Posted on May 11th, 2010 Patricia No comments

    Salvia sclarea , better known as clary sage, doesn’t usually get the press that other, more familiar members of the Salvia family does, but it’s an herb worthy of attention with a variety of merits.

    Used extensively since well before the birth of Christ, clary is an herb whose name is from the Latin word clarus or clear. Other popular names include Clear Eye or Bright Eyes, because the seeds have been used for clearing the sight. Looking through a book for an herbal remedy for eye irritation, you’ll read that for ages, people have been putting clary seeds into their eyes for vision problems. You might wonder how putting a seed into your eye can remove the debris from your eye? Because a decoction of the seeds is mucilaginous, it was thought that foreign matter would stick to it when used in an eyewash. Although this is an old, traditional use of clary, some herbalists still recommend using a clary eyewash. If you’d like to try it sometime, soak six or seven seeds in boiled water until they swell and become mucilaginous. Using a cotton swab, carefully place one seed in the corner of the eye. When the seed is removed, it’s said the foreign material will be too. Read the rest of this entry »