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Mobile vet needles horses back to health

When veterinarian, Dr. Joanna Robson treats a horse, people take notice. It could be the two-inch stainless steel acupuncture needles she's inserting into the horses back. Or maybe it's the electrical clamps she's connecting to the needles, used to stimulate the muscles.

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Harness wind power at home

As the price of fossil fuels-and the environmental impact associated with them-continues to increase, more homeowners have become interested in generating their own, cleaner electricity.

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Suffering from arthritis? Try pomegranate

Researchers from the department of medicine of the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio, suggest that oral consumption of pomegranate extract may help to reduce inflammation in the body.

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St John's wort health claim puts Bioforce in good mood

Botanicals manufacturer Bioforce will be able to make mood-lifting and anxiety-combating claims for a St John's wort product that will be re-launched later in the year, after winning a Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive (THMPD) registration.

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How to beat cancer website reveals importance of vitamins and anti-cancer nutrition

Early research suggests Vitamin D may help to prevent certain types of cancer such as breast, colon and prostate cancer. Diets high in vitamin C have been linked to a reduced risk of cervical, stomach, esophageal cancers. Medical and holistic trends, now more than ever, lend themselves to the importance of learning how to beat cancer with integrated and alternative treatments.

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World Oceans Day - June 8

World Oceans Day, June 8, is a time to remember the life-giving role of oceans. This international celebration, declared in 1992 at the United Nations Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has grown from a ripple into a tidal wave of awareness about the importance of our oceans.

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