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Apples

Apples, native to Eurasia, are members of the Rosaceae (Rose) Family, relatives of peaches and pears, and are known botanically as (Malus species). Malus is the Greek term for “round fruit.” Apples were traditionally hung on Yule trees to symbolize...

Bones, Sugar and Sex: The Mystery Who-Dun-It

And you thought bones were all just dry old support systems filled with boring calcium! Ha! Not nearly so. It’s back to the osteocalcin story. We’ve known for a couple of years that bones put out osteocalcin that is a critical player in keeping your...

Help for ovarian cysts

Q I’m a 30-year-old woman and, since December 2003, I have suffered from hair-follicle abscesses at the back of my head (folliculitis) and ringworm on my forehead. Recently, I was diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

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