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Echinacea: Maybe this Herbal Remedy Works After All

For about a decade now, I’ve cringed whenever I’ve seen someone selling or buying echinacea. The echinacea flower is awfully pretty, curing a boring yard of a case of the summer doldrums.  But a series of three studies published in top-of-the-line medical journals in 2005 —

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A Very Cold Warming?

From where I sit as I write this, I can look outside through a window, and see, even in the dim light of this early hour, that it is very snowy, and very cold, outside. It is easy to forget, in these conditions, that last

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It Was So Cold…

It was so cold this morning that my thumb froze, instantly stuck onto the plastic handle of my snow shovel. I know, I should have worn gloves. How cold is it where you are?

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