September 2007


Is a complementary therapy, intended for use alongside conventional medical care and not as a replacement. It is the practice of stimulating nerves on the feet, hands and ears, to supposedly encourage a beneficial effect on some other parts of the body, or to try to improve general health. Reflexology is most commonly performed on […]

What is Rage Syndrome? Rage Syndrome is a serious but rare uncharacteristic behavioral problem that has been reported in several breeds (particularly in Spaniels). Rage Syndrome is often incorrectly diagnosed as it is sometimes confused with other forms of aggression. What are the symptoms? Sudden attacks for no apparent reason; the dog will often be […]

House cats are a growing source of human plague. Cats pick up the disease from infected fleas or rodents, perhaps a deer mouse, rock squirrel, or prairie dog, and pass it on when they bite, scratch, or lick humans. Even the breath of an infected cat with oral lesions can transmit plague bacteria. Before 1977, […]

Origins and History Historical notes: the definition of a Belgian Sheepdog depends a bit on what country you are in. The Belgian Sheepdog encompasses four varieties, according to the official breeders’ organizations of the UK, Canada, and South Africa. In the words of the Belgian Sheepdog Association of Great Britain, the varieties are: “Groenendael (long […]

Acai (Euterpe oleracea) is a slender palm known to grow up to 50 to 100 feet high. Most of the world’s Acai grows wild in the Amazon Rainforest and It`s considered to be one of nature’s most complete and healthy foods. It can be found growing mainly in swamps and floodplains. The Acai fruit is […]

Whether you like it or not, your Abs are the first thing people notice when your shirt is off. Having great abs is not only one of the sexiest things to have, but is arguably the most sought after things that will most definitely get you noticed on any beach or swimming pool. Sadly, the […]

When Dogs Might Bite? Poorly trained, socialized and maintained: Dogs that do not know how to coexist with humans, that do not get to experience and become comfortable with things in our world, dogs confused or allowed to be in positions where they may feel the need to bite are more likely to bite. This […]

Rehabilitation Workers work with people who have a visual impairment, to develop or adapt their existing skills and abilities, enabling them to lead an independent life. From initial assessment of an individual client’s needs and planning a mutually-agreed training program, the rehabilitation worker will teach communication, mobility and living skills . We love our dogs […]

By Alex Avery* Hudson Institute’s Center for Global Food Issues Churchville, VA USA September, 2007 Summary: Fatal flaws in the recent report from Badgley et al. claiming that organic agriculture “could produce enough food on a global per capita basis to sustain the current human population, and potentially an even larger population, without increasing the […]

Trans fat is the common name for a type of unsaturated fat with trans isomer fatty acid (s). Trans fats may be monounsaturated or polyunsaturated. Chemically, trans fats are made of the same building blocks as non-trans fats, but have a different arrangement. In trans fatty acid molecules, the hydrogen atoms bonded to pair(s) of […]

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